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I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan, who throughout his exemplary career worked tirelessly for a more just and peaceful world, based on

The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away peacefully after a short illness, according to a statement published on his official

Let’s Put Young People at the Centre 12 July 2018 - We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one

Lome, Togo, Monday 30th July 2018 – His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has joined other Heads of State and Government at the ECOWAS-ECCAS Summit in Lomé, Togo,

Robert McKendrick, a British national, who used Sierra Leone’s vulnerability to amass nearly seventeen million pounds / twenty million dollars from various donor organization across Europe on behalf

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday 4th July 2018 conferred on Nigerian Business magnate, Mike Adenuga the highest French National Honour, Commander of the French Legion.  The investiture

Nouakchott, Mauritania – The Chairperson of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union, His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday 30th June urged the African

Nouakchott, Mauritania – At his inaugural meeting as Coordinator of the African Union Committee of Ten on UN Security Council Reform, His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio, on

Brima Manso Bangura, a young Sierra Leonean entrepreneur, has won the 2018 Queen’s Young Leader award and met the Queen on Tuesday 26 June to be presented with

Maersk Line SL Limited, one of the country’s shipping agencies refused to take responsibility for the damage occasioned on a 40 foot container whilst in their custody en

“What’s New?” an exciting weekly TV programme BBC News, for young people in Africa launches on 23rd June.  Aimed at 11-16 year olds the show is an informative,

Gangster taunts police with step-by-step guide on how to Escape from Britain and get Warm Welcome in Sierra Leone - Welcome allegedly including from our Vice-President http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5806823/Gangster-run-taunts-police-brazen-step-step-guide-flee-UK.html The above article

The Government of Sierra Leone, led by the former junta leader, Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, has suffered a shocking disappointment from the Government of Qatar over what

Mr. Ibrahim Vandi Kondoh, to take serve as head of mission.  

As South Korea Undertakes Investment In Fisheries Sector For Sierra Leone Sierra Leone’s outgoing Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Omrie Michael Golley has today 17th

The eloquent former UNIDO boss Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah has been appointed by his colleague members of parliament  to represent Sierra Leone at the Pan Africa parliament (South

Sierra Leone has joined other countries in the world over to commemorate World Malaria Day on the theme: “Ready to beat Malaria” on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at

The newest democratically elected President and one of the youngest Heads of State, His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has attracted world leaders at the ongoing Commonwealth Heads

The West African Forum for Climate & Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3), organised by The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN), hosted its third Business Plan Competition at the African

KIGALI, Rwanda, March 15th 2018, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking

New York, 8 March 2018 - We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish

in England for violating human rights in Sierra Leone A Sierra Leonean company, Tonkolili Iron Ore (SL) Ltd and its former parent company in England, African Minerals Ltd, have

Having made history by becoming the first ex- footballer in the world to become president of his country, Liberia’s president elect, George Weah, will have his presidential reign

When the world heard that the army in Zimbabwe had held the relic and monument of Zimbabwean politics Robert Mugabe, there was a noticeable and palpable sigh of

Since the Kenyan Supreme Court annulled the general elections of August 8, 2017, the country has been plunged into a political limbo. The court’s verdict not only invalidated

If you are a voter and looking for any more reason why the APC should be voted out on 7th March 2018, then the latest 2017 Global Hunger

Beijing, 2017/10/30: Sierra Leone’s Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Hon. Elesabeth N. Mans, on Monday, 30th October, 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vice Minister

The World Bank is working with a wide range of experts to develop the Human Capital Project  President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, has called on

Flying the high banner of world peace, development, cooperation and win-win, has been a key focus of the People’s Republic of China, which is why the country has

Reports coming from Nigeria say Maj. General Victor Malu (in photo), the former ECOMOG Force Commander has passed away October 9th, 2017 in Nigeria. Gen. Malu made a name

FREETOWN (Sierra Leone), 5 October, 2017 – In a decision that will have positive implications for millions of children in West Africa, all member states of the Economic

Sierra Leone’s erudite Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairperson of the African Union Ministerial Committee on African Candidatures within the International System, Hon. Dr. Samura

Aung San Suu Kyi (in photo) led the National League for Democracy (NLD) to a majority win in Myanmar's first openly contested election in 25 years in November

Despite the hurricane tragedy in Texas, more than five hundred people of different faiths gathered together at the Nirvana Center in Dallas on August 27, to participate in

Sierra Leone has urged the resumption of talks on the two- state solution as the sustainable path to deescalating tensions between Israel and Palestine.  (Photo: Dr. Gibril Sesay

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Hon. Nanette Thomas and the Head of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM Sierra Leone), Mr. Sanusi Savage are currently  in Palais

Three Sierra Leoneans, Madam Nanette Beatrice Effulabi Thomas, Minister of Political and Public Affairs,  Ibrahim Babatunde Sesay, Managing Editor of Satellite Newspaper, and Daniel Mason, Executive Director of Petroleum Regulatory Agency currently

The Attorney General and Minster of Justice, Hon. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara ( JFK ),  has visited the reconstruction site of the Chancery building of Sierra Leone's  United Nations Permanent

A new travelling exhibition by primary school aged pupils from Hull and sister city Freetown in Sierra Leone is set to launch on Wednesday 5 July at Sirius

I listened to the BBC Focus of Africa programme yesterday in which Umaro Fofana gave a detailed report on Sierra Leoneans that have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea

Her Majesty The Queen will present a Queen’s Young Leaders Award to two exceptional young people from Sierra Leone at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on Thursday

Peaceful transfer of power trending on the continent As the results of The Gambia’s presidential election trickled in last December, incumbent President Yahya Jammeh realised his power was slipping

There was pure jubilation inside the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chambers Friday for the launch of the African Women Leadership Network.  (Photo: Participants wave flags

Africa’s leading group and highest cement producer- Dangote Group at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade Fair has revealed plans to invest $1billion  in rice cultivation to boost

Sierra Leone’s President has arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the kind invitation of the Saudi Monarch. His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma was invited by The

Brief diplomatic history between Sierra Leone and Saudi Arabia Sierra Leone’s diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia span for more than three decades now. It was in

Ahead of the goal of gender equality, increased political participation of women and economic empowerment lies an arduous journey for women and girls in Africa. (Photo: Fashion designer Ejiro

— Ahmad Alhendawi, former United Nations youth envoy Ahmad Alhendawi (in photo) served as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth between 2013 and 2017. During that period, he traversed

Sierra Leone's Minister of Information and Communications met on Tuesday his Saudi Arabian counterpart with discussions on bilateral cooperation over different levels.  (Photo: Mohamed Bangura Meets Saudi Counterpart

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on Sunday, 7th May, 2017 held official talks with his Sierra Leonean counterpart at the Al-Salam Palace in Saudi Arabia's commercial and