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Sierra Leone’s New Director of Public Prosecution Takes Oath of Office at State House

State House, Freetown� The new Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Easmon Nathanael Ngakui, has subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio in line with Section 66(2) of the Constitution of Sierra Leone at a

WAEC sub-Regional Chairman Pays a Courtesy Call on President Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown

State House, Freetown� A high-level delegation from the West African Examination Council, WAEC, headed by its Chairman, Baboucarr Bouy from the Republic of Gambia, has met with His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio at State House.The sub-Regional o...

Sierra Leone food security monitoring system report

HighlightsOverall, the food security situation in Sierra Leone has improved since September 2015, with the proportion of the food insecure population decreasing from 49.8 percent to 43.7 percent.Demographically, around 3.2 million Sierra Leoneans are c...

New diagnostic test for malaria uses spit, not blood

Spit here, please.Will this become the instruction we receive upon entering clinics, schools, apothecaries and ports of entry throughout the globe?One of the main factors enabling the continued transmission of malaria are individuals who are free from ...

Africa Has Set Gold Standard for Solidarity, Secretary-General Tells Regional Summit, Citing Unmatched Generosity to Those Seeking Safe Haven

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the thirty-second Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa today:In the search for durable solutions to forced displacement, the world � and indeed, I, persona...

Africa Has Set Gold Standard for Solidarity, Secretary-General Tells Regional Summit, Citing Unmatched Generosity to Those Seeking Safe Haven

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the thirty-second Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa today:In the search for durable solutions to forced displacement, the world � and indeed, I, persona...

President Julius Maada Bio Commemorates World Cancer Day at Bintumani Conference Hall in Freetown, Sierra Leone

State House, Freetown� His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has joined many others to commemorate the World Cancer Day, organised by the Office of the First Lady, at the Bintumani International Conference Centre, Aberdeen in Freetown.In his statem...

Belgium Agrees to Take In Former Ivory Coast President

Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after his shock acquittal at the International Criminal Court.He was granted a conditional release by the ICC. He must remain in his host country. He is also not