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UN: Narrow national self-interest must not scupper Ban Ki-moon’s initiative to end refugee crisis

UN: Narrow national self-interest must not scupper Ban Ki-moon’s initiative to end refugee crisis

Amnesty With just under a week to go, a group of unlikely bedfellows including Australia, China, Egypt, India, Russia, Pakistan and the UK, among others, risk bulldozing through the only worldwide effort under way to provide concrete action to deal with the global refugee crisis …

Ambassador Alimamy P. Koroma Assures of Favorable Investment Climate in Sierra Leone

Ambassador Alimamy P. Koroma Assures of Favorable Investment Climate in Sierra Leone

By John Baimba Sesay, Information/Press Attaché Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to China has assured of his continued efforts in seeking good Chinese investments and encouraging credible investors to discover the huge untapped potentials of his country. Ambassador Alimamy P. Koroma spoke on July 12th, 2016 in …

Break-in perpetrators captured on Camera

Uganda Perpetrators of Series of Attacks Enjoy Impunity

Amnesty The Uganda Police Force (UPF) should promptly, thoroughly, and transparently investigate a series of attacks on Ugandan non-governmental organizations and human rights defenders and hold suspects accountable, 31 Ugandan and international human rights groups said today in a letter to the police inspector general. …

Killing spree of people with albinism fuelled by ritual practices and policing failures in Malawi

Killing spree of people with albinism fuelled by ritual practices and policing failures in Malawi

Amnesty A surge in killings of people with albinism, whose body parts are used in ritual practices, has exposed a systematic failure of policing in Malawi and left this vulnerable group living in fear, Amnesty International reveals in a new report published today. The report, …

No Country Can Develop In Isolation

No Country Can Develop In Isolation

By John Baimba Sesay Sierra Leone’s Press Attaché to China has said, the present global era is one of mutual development through collective and concerted efforts of nations, given the reality that “no country can develop in isolation.”   John Baimba Sesay spoke on Saturday, 4th …

Sierra Leone grants preliminary Permit to Stellar Diamonds Tongo mine

Sierra Leone grants preliminary Permit to Stellar Diamonds Tongo mine

Shares in West Africa-focused Stellar Diamonds (LON:STEL) soared more than 20% to 7.85p Tuesday after the company said the Sierra Leone Minerals Advisory Board had “verbally” approved a mining license for its 100% owned Tongo project. According to a preliminary economic assessment, Tongo has the …

Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for West Africa

West Africa urged to Better Prepare to Contain Future Ebola Outbreaks

VOA The World Health Organization’s Regional Director for Africa says West Africa is better prepared to tackle future outbreaks of Ebola. In an exclusive interview with VOA, Matshidiso Moeti says Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are now able to respond more quickly to emergencies because …