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Wikki Tourists crash out of CAF competition
Wikki Tourists crash out of 2017 CAF Confederation Cup competition, after a 1-0 home win in Bauchi, losing out on a 1-2 aggregate to RSLAF of Sierra Leone in the first round. The post Wikki Tourists crash out of CAF competition appeared first on The Nation (...)
[The Nation] 19/02/2017

Freetown: Gov’t targets 54,000 households in power distribution plan
The Government of Sierra Leone, with financial support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and UK Aid, also known as Department for International Development (DfID), launched on Monday, February 13, 2017 the rehabilitation and extension of the Bo-Kenema Electricity Distribution System in Sierra Leone. In line with...
[The African Business Fortune] 16/02/2017

Sierra Leone: Opioids - Sierra Leone's Newest Public Health Emergency
[Al Jazeera] Freetown -The dark street corner would have been silent if not for the grumble of a motorbike. It was nearing midnight, but for Ibrahim Sesay - a 27-year-old motorbike taxi driver in Freetown - the evening had just begun. He pulled four small pills from his breast pocket, gulped (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

West Africa: Nation Pulls Out of Hosting Ecowas Championship
[Concord] Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) has pulled-out from hosting both the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) senior and U-20 Athletics championship.
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2017

Senegal: AI decries arrest of anti-corruption activist in Sierra Leone
Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Amnesty International (AI) on Wednesday decried the arrest and detention of Abdul Fatorma, anti-corruption activist in Sierra Leone, saying it has stifled freedom of expression. Society
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

US: Sierra Leone implements IMF's Enhanced General Data Dissemination System
Washington, DC, US (PANA) - Sierra Leone has achieved a major milestone in its statistical development by disseminating a National Summary Data Page (NSDP), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday. Economy
[Panapress] 24/01/2017

Gambia: Jammeh Is Recruiting Mercenaries - Reports
[Observer] Mercenaries in Banjul from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Casamance, according to Gambian newspaper.
[AllAfrica] 18/01/2017

Ethiopia: AU Commission names new Special Representative in Liberia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on Tuesday appointed Ambassador Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of Sierra Leone as Special Representative and Head of the AU Liaison Office (AULO) in Liberia. (...)
[Panapress] 17/01/2017

Gambia: No judges to hear Jammeh's petition at Gambia Supreme Court
Banjul, Gambia (PANA)- The Supreme Court of the Gambia could not start hearing on Tuesday the election petition filed by President Yahya Jammeh and his ruling APRC party due to the absence of judges who were expected from Nigeria and Sierra Leone. (...)
[Panapress] 10/01/2017

Sierra Leone: When Babies With Down Syndrome are Called Devils
[Al Jazeera] Freetown -Aminatta stands in a narrow mud alley outside her house and rocks her brother's newborn baby from side to side. Her five-year-old son Thomas hovers nearby, trying to scribble on a mud wall with a broken pen. After a while, he totters over and tugs at his mother's skirt. (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/01/2017

Ganaru seeks international friendly matches for Wikki
Wikki Tourists technical adviser, Mohammed Baba Ganaru has pleaded for international Grade A friendly matches for his team before the commencement of CAF Confederation Cup preliminary encounter in February. The Big Elephants will face Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces F.C. (RSLAF FC) in the (...)
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