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

Court to Hear SLPP Matter in One Day!

[Concord] The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided over by Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, has refused to grant an interlocutory injunction prayed for by a faction within the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), canvassed by their lawyer, Sulaiman Baj…

[Concord] The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided over by Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, has refused to grant an interlocutory injunction prayed for by a faction within the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), canvassed by their lawyer, Sulaiman Bajan Tejan-Sie,to put a hold on national delegates conventionslated for this February.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

More Than 3,000 Gambian Refugees in Karang – Senegal

[Foroyaa] More than 3,000 Gambians are currently living in the border town of Karang as refugees. This was revealed to Foroyaa on Wednesday 18 January, 2017 by Ebrima Jaiteh the President of Senegalese Red Cross of the local committee in Karang and Ali…

[Foroyaa] More than 3,000 Gambians are currently living in the border town of Karang as refugees. This was revealed to Foroyaa on Wednesday 18 January, 2017 by Ebrima Jaiteh the President of Senegalese Red Cross of the local committee in Karang and Alieu Babou an Alkalo who also doubles as the regulatory person of the Gambian refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘The Coalition Doesn’t Want to Assume Power Looking At Dead Bodies, Destroyed Properties and Blood Flowing Like a River,’ Halifa Sallah

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda -Mr. Halifa Sallah spokesperson of the coalition while addressing journalists said, “The coalition doesn’t want to assume power looking at dead bodies, destroyed properties and blood flowing like a river. The Gambian people do not …

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda -Mr. Halifa Sallah spokesperson of the coalition while addressing journalists said, "The coalition doesn't want to assume power looking at dead bodies, destroyed properties and blood flowing like a river. The Gambian people do not deserve that."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia