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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 (...)
[The Nation] 24/12/2016

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.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2016

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 (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2016

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.
[AllAfrica] 10/12/2016

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

Dutch Airline KLM to Fly to Sierra Leone, Liberia Beginning 2017
Monrovia - Dutch airline Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) has confirmed that it will start operating its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia in Liberia at the start of the new 2017 summer schedule.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 05/12/2016

Fidel Castro's military forays in Africa
The small Caribbean nation's troops served in Algeria, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone and Libya
[East Africa News Post] 26/11/2016

Sierra Leone: Citizens Bemoan Stray Dogs in Freetown
[Concord] Residents of Freetown have expressed grave concern over increase in the number of stray dogs in the municipality.
[AllAfrica] 25/11/2016



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