Sierra Leone News

Hundreds march in Sierra Leone against sexual violence

Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | Hundreds of people demonstrated in Freetown on Saturday against sexual violence against women, days after the Sierra Leone government promised a crackdown on rape and sexual abuse.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 16, 2018

Array Of Stars For Born In Africa Festival | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Consistently seeking ways to expand across the African continent, the Bank currently operates through a network of about 366 branches across major cities and commercial centers in Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom, ands representative offices in Lebanon, the UAE, India and China.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 14, 2018

Kenya out of CAF team of the year shortlist

The national team qualified for next year’s tournament after Confederation of African Football (CAF) kicked out Sierra Leone from the 2019 Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Star , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Hundreds march in Sierra Leone against sexual violence

FREETOWN – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Freetown on Saturday against sexual violence against women, days after the Sierra Leone government promised a crackdown on rape and sexual abuse.

EWN , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

WAMANJI: Don’t defile democracy in name of gifts

China refurbished parliaments in Sierra Leone and Lesotho and reworked government buildings in Zambia.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Ebola in the DRC: expert sets out critical lessons learnt in Liberia

Five months later, we accounted for 51% of all cases in West Africa – it had spread across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Festival set to quench thirst of story lovers

During the Saturday launch, there will be performances by storytellers from Morocco, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Australia and Kenya.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

2019: Buhari re-assures int’l community of free, credible, peaceful polls

Declaring open the election management workshop organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, for security agencies, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and other stakeholders, the President, who was represented by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, said: “Indeed, Nigeria’s commitment to democratic values underscores the leadership roles the country has demonstrated in the enhancement of the democratic processes in Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Niger, The Gambia and Guinea Bissau.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

People’s will must prevail in 2019, says Buhari

He added that “indeed, Nigeria’s commitment to democratic values underscores the leadership roles the country demonstrated in the enhancement of the democratic processes in Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Niger, The Gambia and Guinea Bissau.” He reiterated confidence in INEC’s competence to conduct credible elections in 2019.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Storytelling festival to feature international artists

And the other glorious feature of the festival is Maimouna’s managing to bring storytellers from Morocco, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Australia and Kenya together for not just a day-full but a week-full of their sharing their art, both on Saturday and throughout this week.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 13, 2018