Mercury Int. Consoles Fire Victims With Le100M

[Concord] Sierra Leone’s 2016 Business Award winning Company, Mercury International on Wednesday 7th December, 2016 extended their philanthropic gesture to victims of the recent fire disaster, which took place on the 1st December at Fort Street in Free…

[Concord] Sierra Leone's 2016 Business Award winning Company, Mercury International on Wednesday 7th December, 2016 extended their philanthropic gesture to victims of the recent fire disaster, which took place on the 1st December at Fort Street in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Citizens Laud Justice Cowan Amidst Campaign of Calumny

[Concord] Following a press conference last week by the ruling All People’s Congress and seven moribund political parties, described as “dead” by a political analyst, many Sierra Leoneans have praised the courage and determination of Chairman of the Co…

[Concord] Following a press conference last week by the ruling All People's Congress and seven moribund political parties, described as "dead" by a political analyst, many Sierra Leoneans have praised the courage and determination of Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), Justice Edmond Cowan, in the face of attempts to intimidate and tarnish his reputation after expertly superintending a committee of 80 handpicked by the ruling party.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

FAO Supports Njala University to Offer Food and Nutrition Security Courses

[Concord] With technical support from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Njala University would start offering 12 modules in Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) and the Right to Food (RTF) at the beginning of the new academic ye…

[Concord] With technical support from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Njala University would start offering 12 modules in Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) and the Right to Food (RTF) at the beginning of the new academic year, January, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘Older Persons Are Not Disposable Materials’

[Concord] Attorney General and Minister of Justice has stated that older persons should not be seen as disposable materials, as they have a lot to offer for the progress of society.

[Concord] Attorney General and Minister of Justice has stated that older persons should not be seen as disposable materials, as they have a lot to offer for the progress of society.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘No Supreme Court to Hear APRC’s Election Petition’

[The Point] As the ruling APRC party is to file a petition at Supreme Court to challenge the 2016 election result, the Coalition has declared that there is no such court in the country at the moment.

[The Point] As the ruling APRC party is to file a petition at Supreme Court to challenge the 2016 election result, the Coalition has declared that there is no such court in the country at the moment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

CAF Reflects Continental Successes On Remaining Award Shortlists

[The Point] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) named the shortlists for eight more categories ahead of its annual awards gala to be held in Abuja on 5 January 2017.

[The Point] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) named the shortlists for eight more categories ahead of its annual awards gala to be held in Abuja on 5 January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Secretary-General’s Message for the International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016

[The Point] As United Nations Secretary-General over the last decade, I have repeatedly stressed the interdependence of the three pillars of the United Nations — peace, sustainable development and human rights. Together, they form the basis of resilie…

[The Point] As United Nations Secretary-General over the last decade, I have repeatedly stressed the interdependence of the three pillars of the United Nations -- peace, sustainable development and human rights. Together, they form the basis of resilient and cohesive societies rooted in inclusion, justice and the rule of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia