|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. (...)
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. (...)
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 (...)
Sierra Leone: Govt Wages War On Electricity Theft
[Concord] Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Energy has formed and launched an Electricity Offence Committee in order to tackle the rate and spate of electricity theft in the country.
Sierra Leone: Opposition Party Calls On Koroma to Announce Election Date
[Concord] Acting Publicity Secretary of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples (SLPP) has urged President Ernest Bai Koroma to work closely with the National Electoral Commission(NEC), without delay, to announce a date for the forthcoming Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council (...)
Gambia: Confusion As Jammeh 'Annuls' Poll Result
[East African] Freetown -Gambia has been thrown into a state of anxiety and confusion after long serving leader Yahya Jammeh annulled last week's presidential election result, citing irregularities.
UK to light up over 400,000 rural homes in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone’s Rural Renewable Energy Project, funded by UK Aid, will benefit almost 400,000 by using solar energy to tackle energy poverty. In Sierra Leone, 90 per cent of households do not have electricity. Un-electrified, mainly rural, areas of Sierra Leone primarily use small diesel or petrol generators and...
[The African Business Fortune] 05/12/2016