Category Archives: Sports

Regional Court Takes Up Sierra Leone Ban on Pregnant Girls in School

A West African court is to examine a ban on pregnant girls going to school in Sierra Leone in a landmark case that campaigners say could strengthen girls' rights across the region.Sierra Leone introduced the ban in 2015 after a

Regional Court Takes Up Sierra Leone Ban on Pregnant Girls in School

A West African court is to examine a ban on pregnant girls going to school in Sierra Leone in a landmark case that campaigners say could strengthen girls' rights across the region.Sierra Leone introduced the ban in 2015 after a

On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone’s National Day

On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to Sierra Leoneans as they celebrate 57 years of independence on April 27. The United States and Sierra Leone share a deep friendship

Algeria: Committee on Migrant Workers closes its twenty-eighth session

Committee on Migrant Workers closes its twenty-eighth session Adopts Concluding Observations and Recommendations on Situation in Algeria and Guyana, as well as Conclusions on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Absence of a Report The Committee...

Neymar Jr. kicks off TCL’s 2018 global sports campaign

Neymar Jr. debuts as TCL’s global brand ambassador in his hometown, Sao Paulo SAO PAULO, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Neymar Jr., one of the world’s most influential and widely-recognized athletes, today officially took up his new role as global brand

Opening 2018 Coordination, Management Meeting, Economic and Social Council Elects Members, Fills Outstanding Vacancies to Subsidiary Bodies

The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.It elected members to, and filled outstanding vacancies on, the following bodies: Co...

Speakers in Population and Development Commission Spotlight National Measures to Embrace Migrant Flows, Balance Urban Expansion with Rights Protections

Gateway cities were critical entry points for immigrants from a wide range of countries, serving as hubs for the collection, circulation and dispersion of goods, capital and people, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continu...

SIERRA LEONE: JULIUS MAADA BIO TAKES PRESIDENTIAL OATH IN A HOTEL

FREETOWN -- Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has rushed to take his presidential oath in a hotel after winning the run-off election. Maada Bio is a former military ruler who briefly ruled the country in 1996. He narrowly