Category Archives: Politics

President Julius Maada Bio Launches 2019 Poppy Week at State House in Sierra Leone

State House, Freetown � His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has officially launched the 2019 Poppy Week in honour of the military and in remembrance of their servicemen and women who lost their lives the line of duty. While

US Not Alone in Restricting Asylum Eligibility

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to dramatically curtail claims for asylum in the United States cheered by the administration's supporters and condemned by immigration rights advocates is unprecedented on America's southern border but...

US Not Alone in Restricting Asylum Eligibility

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to dramatically curtail claims for asylum in the United States cheered by the administration's supporters and condemned by immigration rights advocates is unprecedented on America's southern border but...

Absence of Multilateral Trade System Threatens Sustainable Development, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Takes Up Macroeconomic Policy Questions

Multilateralism and a stable, inclusive international trade environment are crucial to developing countries, while growing debt threatens their progress in sustainable development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today durin...

President Julius Maada Bio turns sod for construction of Industrial Bakery Plant in Freetown

State House, Freetown His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has turned the sod to start the construction of SONOCO Assembly Plant Facility for baking equipment and training centre for food technology and related electrical and mechanical mainten...

Secretary-General, Addressing Security Council, Declares Battle against Terrorism One ‘We Are Not Winning’, Stressing ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to Global Peace

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the Security Council meeting on Peace and security in Africa: the centrality of preventive diplomacy, conflict prevention and resolution, in New York today:Thank you for this opportunity t...