Senegalese Troops Move Into Gambia

[Reuters Media Express] Dakar -Senegalese troops entered neighbouring Gambia on Thursday, an army spokesman said, as part of regional effort to support its new President Adama Barrow in a showdown with longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to st…

[Reuters Media Express] Dakar -Senegalese troops entered neighbouring Gambia on Thursday, an army spokesman said, as part of regional effort to support its new President Adama Barrow in a showdown with longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to step down.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Black Stars Lose Key Defender At Afcon

[allAfrica] Ghana will have to overcome the loss of key defender Baba Rahman as they prepare to take on Mali in their second Group D match at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday (16h00 GMT).

[allAfrica] Ghana will have to overcome the loss of key defender Baba Rahman as they prepare to take on Mali in their second Group D match at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday (16h00 GMT).

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Adama Barrow Sworn in as New President

[Reuters Media Express] Dakar -Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia’s new president on Thursday at a ceremony in the country’s embassy in neighbouring Senegal, as incumbent Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after last month’s presidential election.

[Reuters Media Express] Dakar -Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday at a ceremony in the country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal, as incumbent Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after last month's presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kono Ritual Murder – Prosecution Witness Incriminates Accused Persons

[Concord] First prosecution witnessin the ongoing preliminary investigation of a ritual murder in Kono, , Zainab Turay, yesterday narrated in court how first accused KombaMissah (father of the victim) had agreed to sell his daughter for one and half ca…

[Concord] First prosecution witnessin the ongoing preliminary investigation of a ritual murder in Kono, , Zainab Turay, yesterday narrated in court how first accused KombaMissah (father of the victim) had agreed to sell his daughter for one and half cartoon United States Dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

USL Principal Laments Massive Encroachment On Comahs Land

[Concord] Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sierra Leone (USL), Prof. Ekundayo Thompson, has disclosed that 45 percent of the land belonging to one of the constituent colleges of USL, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COM…

[Concord] Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sierra Leone (USL), Prof. Ekundayo Thompson, has disclosed that 45 percent of the land belonging to one of the constituent colleges of USL, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), has been encroached upon by some individuals.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Slecad Trains 3500 Farmers

[Concord] The Executive Secretary for Sierra Leone Chambers for Agribusiness Development (SLeCAD), Ahmed Nanoh, on Tuesday disclosed that the sector has trained over 3500 small holder farmers across the country.

[Concord] The Executive Secretary for Sierra Leone Chambers for Agribusiness Development (SLeCAD), Ahmed Nanoh, on Tuesday disclosed that the sector has trained over 3500 small holder farmers across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Norway Empowers Audit Service

[Concord] The Office of the Auditor General in Norway (OAGN), in collaboration with the Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) on Monday, 16th January, 2017, commenced a five-day training of ASSL auditors in the Audit of the Extractive Industry in Sierra Le…

[Concord] The Office of the Auditor General in Norway (OAGN), in collaboration with the Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) on Monday, 16th January, 2017, commenced a five-day training of ASSL auditors in the Audit of the Extractive Industry in Sierra Leone. The training took place at the Audit Service

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

HRC Laments Logistical & Financial Challenges

[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has lamented logistical and financial challenges, which they say, continued to hamper their work as they strive to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights of all and sundry in the country.

[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has lamented logistical and financial challenges, which they say, continued to hamper their work as they strive to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights of all and sundry in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone