Category Archives: Politics

AFRICAN NATIONS CUP: FIFA BAN LEADS TO CANCELLATION OF SIERRA LEONE’S MATCH AGAINST GHANA

FREETOWN-- Sierra Leone's African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country's football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted.

Sierra Leone authorities, who had petitioned …

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the Southern African country that has earned a reputation as a refuge …

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the Southern African country that has earned a reputation as a refuge …

Sierra Leone’s President ‘optimistic’ about country’s new direction as key reforms enacted

On Thursday, the newly-elected President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, told the United Nations, that with a strong belief in a shared vision and a common destiny, Sierra Leoneans stand with the [international community] …

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging from curbing insecurity to improving the legal system and economy, analysts say.

The 73-year-old Keita …

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging from curbing insecurity to improving the legal system and economy, analysts say.

The 73-year-old Keita …

Helping farmers helps peace

Rome - Civil wars and conflicts have increased markedly in the past decade, leading to the recent reverse of a steady trend towards reducing hunger.

They take their heaviest toll on rural communities engaged in …

Helping farmers helps peace

Rome - Civil wars and conflicts have increased markedly in the past decade, leading to the recent reverse of a steady trend towards reducing hunger.

They take their heaviest toll on rural communities engaged in …