Category Archives: Politics

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Aid for People Affected by Conflict in Nigeria and Surrounding Countries

The United States announces more than $112 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in Nigeria and surrounding countries in the Lake Chad region affected by the ongoing crisis. Nearly a decade of conflict perpetuated by Boko Haram a...

SIERRA LEONE WAR CRIMINAL WALK FREE AFTER ENDING JAIL TERM

THE HAGUE-- An ex-Sierra Leone militia leader walked free on Monday after serving a 15-year sentence, the first to complete a term imposed for crimes in the country's civil war, a UN court said.The Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone

SOUTH AFRICA: PRES RAMAPHOSA GIVES HALF HIS PAY TO MANDELA CHARITY

PRETORIA -- South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will be donating half of his salary to charity.Ramaphosa said the gesture was aimed at encouraging the wealthy to dedicate some of their pay to help build the nation.The

SOUTH AFRICA: PRES RAMAPHOSA GIVES HALF HIS PAY TO MANDELA CHARITY

PRETORIA -- South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will be donating half of his salary to charity.Ramaphosa said the gesture was aimed at encouraging the wealthy to dedicate some of their pay to help build the nation.The

As Mission in Liberia Closes, Security Council Intends to Consider Best Practices in Ongoing Efforts to Enhance Effectiveness of Peacekeeping

Following the completion of the 14 year long mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on 30 March, the Security Council stressed today that the Organization would remain an important partner for the West African nation as it

Ghana Rugby Eagles in full flight for Bronze Cup

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (http://GhanaRugby.org)is in full flight towards destination 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup when the Ghana Eagles will engage Lesotho, Mauritius and Rwanda in Cape Coast-Ghana on 9 and 12 May 2018. The tournament f...

SIERRA LEONE PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF: VOTE COUNTING COMMENCES

FREETOWN-- Ballot counting has begun after official close of voting at 5 pm (GMT) in the Saturday Sierra Leone's rescheduled presidential run-off vote.A statement issued by a member of the ECOWAS Observation Mission, Paul Ejime, said that Amos Sawyer, ...

Sierra Leone Postpones Runoff Vote Until Saturday

Sierra Leone's Supreme Court on Monday approved the election commission's request to delay Tuesday's runoff presidential vote until the weekend after the lifting of an interim injunction that had stalled preparations.The commission applied for more tim...