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‘Gender inequality, unemployment can fuel radicalisation’

…UNAOC High Rep. warns April 28, 2016 By: Sahr Morris Jr. in Baku, Azerbaijan The United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, His Excellency Mr.…

STATEMENT ON RECENT CHARCOAL FRAUD ALLEGATIONS IN STANDARD TIMES NEWSPAPER

22 April 2016 Freetown, Sierra Leone Further to the Standard Times Newspaper publication of 20th April, 2016(Vol.69, No. 9), on page 16, which reads…”unlike the charcoal scandal…

British High Commission celebrates the 90th birthday of HM The Queen 

April 26, 2016   To celebrate the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, British High Commissioner Peter West hosted a reception on 21 April at…

Sierra Leone embassy hosts journalists to a working lunch in Beijing  

April 25, 2016 By John Baimba Sesay in CHINA The Embassy of Sierra Leone in China Friday, 22 April, 2016 hosted journalists a group of 20 Sierra…

Gambia move to camp ahead of S/Leone encounter

April 21, 2016 By Sahr Morris Jr. The Gambia national U-20 team, Darling Scorpions, have moved to camp ahead of their 2017 African U-20 Youth championship qualifiers…

Rethinking West Africa’s War on Drugs

April 21, 2016 By Abdul Tejan-Cole & Nana Afadzinu* By now, it has become almost a cliché to say that the war on drugs has failed. The…

VP Foh denies signing toxic waste deal

...As he returns from Lebanon April 20, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh yesterday denied he did not sign any deal that has to…

World Bank Group urged to help solve refugee crisis, other challenges

April 19, 2016 Government ministers from around the world confronted the refugee crisis, a slowing economy, and other global challenges at the 2016 World Bank Group-IMF Spring…

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

April 19, 2016 A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper…

ICC President on opening the permanent HQ

“The International Criminal Court is here to stay” OP-ED April 19, 2016 By Judge Silvia Fernández, ICC President Today the permanent premises of the International Criminal Court,…