Lungi News

Sierra Leone axes plan to build Chinese-funded airport

However, during a visit to Bejing last month Bio proposed a new plan to state-backed Chinese firm Power China International to build a bridge linking the capital Freetown to the existing Lungi airport, which i...

Reuters Oct 12, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

But critics questioned the need for a new airport given that Freetown’s existing airport, Lungi, is operating below capacity.

Capital News Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

* Sign up to News24's top Africa news in your inbox: SUBSCRIBE TO THE HELLO AFRICA NEWSLETTER FOLLOW News24 Africa on Twitter and Facebook But critics questioned the benefit, given that Freetown's existing airport, L...

News 24 Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone cancels China-funded Mamamah airport

He said the current president, Julius Maada Bio, "didn't see any need for Mamamah [the proposed airport]" and was considering building a bridge from the capital to Lungi airport - the only international airpor...

BBC Africa Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps China airport deal

The proposed Mamamah International Airport is located just outside Freetown, designed to replace the current one in the town of Lungi, which is said to be an obstacle to development due to connectivity difficu...

The East African Oct 10, 2018

Batsmen beware of two-faced Imran Tahir

“We need three wicket-taking fast bowlers‚ and we’ve got that in Dale and Lungi [Ngidi] and ‘KG’ [Kagiso Rabada]‚ and they’re very different.” And then there’s Tahir.

Times Live Oct 8, 2018

Dale Steyn says his 2019 Cricket World Cup place is not guaranteed

Steyn‚ who is expected to return to ODI action after a break of almost two years when SA take on Zimbabwe in Kimberley on Sunday‚ said the emergence of Lungi Ngidi and the impressive exploits of ever-improving...

Times Live Sep 28, 2018