Category Archives: Sports

George Weah Sworn In as Liberia’s President

Former soccer star George Weah, 51, was sworn in Monday as Liberia's new president in a ceremony held at a packed sports stadium in the capital of Monrovia.The presidents of Gabon, Ghana and Sierra Leone were in attendance, as well

Conflicts and drought spur hunger despite strong global food supply

Rome- Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation re...

Un champion olympique de Londres devient un fan la ville de Sanya

LE CAP, Afrique du Sud, 30 octobre 2017 /PRNewswire/– Le 25 octobre, l’athlète sud-africain Cameron van der Burgh qui a remporté la médaille d’or du 100 mètres brasse masculin et établi ainsi un nouveau record du monde lors des Jeux olympiques de

London Olympic champion becomes the fan of Sanya city

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On 25th October, South African athlete Cameron van der Burgh who won the gold medal in the Men’s 100-meter breaststroke in a new world record at the 2012 Summer Olympics appeared at

Secretary-General, in Fifth Committee, Calls Proposed Budget Containing Extra Resources for United Nations Reform ‘Shared Road Map’ to Fulfilling Charter

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019, in New York today:

I am grateful for this opportunity to introduce the proposed programme budget for 2018-2019.

Deputy Secretary-General Urges Sixth Committee to Focus on Making Rule of Law Assistance More Effective, Coherent in Ongoing Reform Agenda

Concluding Debate on Eliminating Terrorism, Speakers Share Best Practices in Tackling Threat, while Upholding Humanitarian Law

The essence of Sustainable Development Goal 16 to promote the rule of law was not only a self-evident objective but also catalytic to all the


DAKAR, Money is being sent via mobile phone to hundreds of families who survived a deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last month, the United Nations said.At least 500 people were killed and more than 3,000

UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone

The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding in the country's capital, Freetown.The