Table Tennis – Sierra Leone Duo in All West Africa Duel

[Concord] Gold Coast -The Oxenford Studios, Table Tennis arena, Table 1 & 2, will host an all-West Africa clash on Tuesday, April 10,as Sierra Leone Table Tennis duo; Emmanuel Gboyah and Rene Benjamin will face Derek Abrefa of Ghana and Nigeria’s Bode Abiodun.

[Concord] Gold Coast -The Oxenford Studios, Table Tennis arena, Table 1 & 2, will host an all-West Africa clash on Tuesday, April 10,as Sierra Leone Table Tennis duo; Emmanuel Gboyah and Rene Benjamin will face Derek Abrefa of Ghana and Nigeria's Bode Abiodun.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Bunturabie Improves 50m Freestyle Record for Sierra Leone

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leone swimming teenager sensation, Bunturabie Jalloh on Friday smashed and improved her own Sierra Leone national record in the 50m freestyle at the ongoing 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia clocking 38.27 sec…

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leone swimming teenager sensation, Bunturabie Jalloh on Friday smashed and improved her own Sierra Leone national record in the 50m freestyle at the ongoing 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia clocking 38.27 seconds eclipsing her 39.85 seconds at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

HRC Says Political Violence Undermine Enjoyment of Human Rights

[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) has stated that violence and intimidation that ensued after announcement of the presidential run-off election result would undermine the enjoyment of fundamental human rights and freedoms a…

[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) has stated that violence and intimidation that ensued after announcement of the presidential run-off election result would undermine the enjoyment of fundamental human rights and freedoms as enshrined in the 1991 Constitution and international human rights instruments.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kano NUJ Declares War Against Quackery

[Guardian] Kano -The Kano State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared its determination to flush out quacks parading themselves as field journalists in the state.

[Guardian] Kano -The Kano State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared its determination to flush out quacks parading themselves as field journalists in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beach Volleyball – Team Still Search for First Win At Commonwealth Games

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leone and African champion duo, Abubakar Kamara and Patrick Lombi, on Saturday April 7, had to wait for their first Commonwealth Games victory after they succumbed to Scotland pair, Robin Brodzki /Seain Cook in the men’s to…

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leone and African champion duo, Abubakar Kamara and Patrick Lombi, on Saturday April 7, had to wait for their first Commonwealth Games victory after they succumbed to Scotland pair, Robin Brodzki /Seain Cook in the men's tournament of the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Australia's Gold Coast.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Swimmers Stumble at First Round

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leonean swimmers Ishmael Koroma a.k.a. Stone Cold and Bunturabie Jalloh both failed to get pass their first hurdles in the Men’s 50m Butterfly and the Women’s Men’s 50m freestyle & Butterfly respectively.

[Concord] Gold Coast -Sierra Leonean swimmers Ishmael Koroma a.k.a. Stone Cold and Bunturabie Jalloh both failed to get pass their first hurdles in the Men's 50m Butterfly and the Women's Men's 50m freestyle & Butterfly respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Quintet Hit Gold Coast Track With Pb Display

[Concord] Gold Coast, Australia -Sierra Leonean quintet; Dolly Mustapha, Mariatu Koroma, Mohamed Othman, Ismail Kamara and Vivian Williams, all hit the Carrara Stadium track with a Personal Best (PB) in their respective 100 meters heat.

[Concord] Gold Coast, Australia -Sierra Leonean quintet; Dolly Mustapha, Mariatu Koroma, Mohamed Othman, Ismail Kamara and Vivian Williams, all hit the Carrara Stadium track with a Personal Best (PB) in their respective 100 meters heat.

Beach Volleyball – Medal Hopes Washed Away

[Concord] Australia -Sierra Leone’s only hope of winning a medal in this year’s Commonwealth Games was shattered on Tuesday evening following the elimination of the national male volleyball side by host nation, Australia, at the Goolangantan beach court.

[Concord] Australia -Sierra Leone's only hope of winning a medal in this year's Commonwealth Games was shattered on Tuesday evening following the elimination of the national male volleyball side by host nation, Australia, at the Goolangantan beach court.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Lawmakers Allege Undue Interference Causes Face-Off in EFCC, DSS, NIA

[Guardian] Abuja -Lawmakers yesterday at senate plenary alleged that the undue meddlesomeness of the Federal Government on the operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and National Intelligen…

[Guardian] Abuja -Lawmakers yesterday at senate plenary alleged that the undue meddlesomeness of the Federal Government on the operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA), was the cause of their periodic clashes that result in security lapses in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Staple Food Prices Continue to Increase Following Removal of Wheat Subsidies

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Despite the above-average 2017/18 harvest, staple food prices continued to increase in Sudan during February 2018. This follows the removal of wheat subsidies and the devaluation of the Sudanese Pound in early 2018.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Despite the above-average 2017/18 harvest, staple food prices continued to increase in Sudan during February 2018. This follows the removal of wheat subsidies and the devaluation of the Sudanese Pound in early 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan