Category Archives: Politics

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...

UN mission will leave Liberia with great potential for lasting stability, democracy – UN deputy chief

As part of her visit to Liberia Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, celebrated the successful closure of the UN mission there, which she said set the stage for sustained peace in the months and years ahead.Liberia has made enormous...

Argentina Calls for Capture of Five Chinese Fishing Boats

Argentina has issued an international capture order for five Chinese boats it says were illegally fishing in its waters, the coast guard said in a statement Thursday, following a failed attempt to detain one of the boats at sea.Federal Judge

SIERRA LEONE HOLDS GENERAL ELECTION

FREETOWN-- More than 3.1 million registered voters in Sierra Leone on Wednesday hit the polling stations across the country to elect a new president.The general election started at 7 am Wednesday. Sixteen registered political parties including the ruli...

Presidential Election Takes Place in Sierra Leone

Voters in Sierra Leone are heading to the polls Wednesday to choose a new president they hope will lead the west African nation out of an economy left in shambles from the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak.Sixteen people are running to