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October 2013

Zainab Hawa Bangura, the United Nations Special Envoy on Sexual Violence in Conflict, will visit the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus on November 6 and 7, with an itinerary that includes two public talks and informal

Tübingen  will once again host the International Africa festival 2014. The 5th Edition will bring you the best in African diversity, culture, music from the continent and beyond. Save this date now, and join us in

The seminar for Local Councils on Grant distribution for FY 2014 for the Social Welfare sector organized by the Local Government Finance Department {LGFD} in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development have kicked off

Hundreds of Sierra Leonean pilgrims have commended the Government of Sierra Leone for the amount of transparency its officials in the Sierra Leone Hajj Mission headed by the Minister of Social welfare and Gender and

Kofi Annan is the seventh secretary-general of the UN and the first sub-Saharan African to hold that position. In his memoir, titled, Intervention, A Life in War and Peace, he argued, that “in a telling-if

One of the most wanted and successful Ngoma Africa Band (Golden Voice of East Africa) also commonly known as FFU (Field Force Unit) or "Anunnaki Alien" base in German, have been named and awarded is

The UN Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Affairs Committee also known as the Third Committee concluded on Wednesday its general discussion on human rights issues, the advancement of women and implementation of the outcome of the

The late Mrs Christine Aina Macauley (1937- 2013) Passed away on the 2nd October 2013. Funeral services will be held at the Walworth Methodist Church, Camberwell Road, London SE5 on 22nd October 2013 at 11am. Survived by

Since our last exclusive interview with super model Adrian Vincent, he has continued to keep busy despite having a major setback in August where he was involved in an accident which broke his jaw in

In a fancy Manhattan hotel in New York, women in colorful traditional African gowns make their way to one of the conference rooms. Their outfits provide a fascinating contrast to the grey and black business

A new call for applications for grants will be open in early November TUNIS, Tunisia, October 18, 2013/ --  “Two new applicants have been awarded grants under the Agriculture Fast Track Fund,” the African Development Bank

Nigerian villagers lose lawsuit against an oil giant In a stunning and dramatic legal ruling that echoed from the serene court chambers in the Netherlands to the heart of rural Niger Delta in Nigeria, the District

Collins Archie-Pearce Productions Presents in Association with Leone Image Production, ''IBU IN SIERRA LEONE,'' on Friday, October 25th, at the Odeon Cinema in Greenwich, UK. WHAT: Red carpet arrivals at the premiere of IBU IN SIERRA

President Koroma´s agenda to ensure food security through increase in agricultural productivity is steadily yielding dividends. Realizing the potential of the Agricultural sector to economic rebuilding, International organizations have been complementing the President´s sound initiative. 

Cambridge, UK. A new study maps out the amount of carbon stored by mangrove ecosystems in various parts of the world.  (Photo: Mangrove carbon map from Hutchison et al (2013). Greatest biomass is concentrated in the wetter and more