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

Banjul Very Quiet

[Foroyaa] Banjul the capital city of The Gambia as at now is very quiet with no movement of people in the streets on the day President-Elect Adama Barrow is expected to be sworn in.

[Foroyaa] Banjul the capital city of The Gambia as at now is very quiet with no movement of people in the streets on the day President-Elect Adama Barrow is expected to be sworn in.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Inaugural Address of H.E. Adama Barrow President of the Republic of the Gambia

[Foroyaa] Fellow Gambians and friends of The Gambia, I am humbled to stand before you to address the whole world on this historic occasion. This is a day no Gambian will ever forget in one’s life time. This is the first time since Gambia became Indepen…

[Foroyaa] Fellow Gambians and friends of The Gambia, I am humbled to stand before you to address the whole world on this historic occasion. This is a day no Gambian will ever forget in one's life time. This is the first time since Gambia became Independent in 1965 that a transfer of Executive power from an Outgoing President to an Incoming President through the ballot box is taking place.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia