Former Deputy Minister Goes Independent

[Concord] Erstwhile Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Madam Rugiatu Neneh Turay, has decided to contest the March 7 Local Council election under an independent ticket after her party-the ruling All People’s Congress (APC…

[Concord] Erstwhile Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Madam Rugiatu Neneh Turay, has decided to contest the March 7 Local Council election under an independent ticket after her party-the ruling All People's Congress (APC) refused to award her symbol to contest.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Police to Search Political Party Offices for Tugs, Offensive Weapons

[Concord] Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police (IGP), Dr.Richard Moigbeh, has threatened to swiftly go into action against any political party that has created paramilitary or possessed offensive weapons in order to create mayhem in the 2018 ge…

[Concord] Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police (IGP), Dr.Richard Moigbeh, has threatened to swiftly go into action against any political party that has created paramilitary or possessed offensive weapons in order to create mayhem in the 2018 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Four Journalists Awarded Party Symbol

[Concord] The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party has awarded Party Symbol to three journalists who applied to contest for the positions of Mayor, District Council Chairperson and Members of Parliament (MP) respectively.

[Concord] The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party has awarded Party Symbol to three journalists who applied to contest for the positions of Mayor, District Council Chairperson and Members of Parliament (MP) respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘Election Disputes Can Escalate Into Violence, War’

[Concord] Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Justice Abdulai Hamid Charm, has noted that if electoral matters are not handle well, they might result to quarrel that would subsequently escalate into violence and even war.

[Concord] Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Justice Abdulai Hamid Charm, has noted that if electoral matters are not handle well, they might result to quarrel that would subsequently escalate into violence and even war.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

World Bank Says Mudslide/Flood Disaster Funds Well Managed

[Concord] Country Manager of the World Bank has stated that funds provided in the aftermath of the August 14, 2017, mudslide and flooding which killed over one thousand, was well managed.

[Concord] Country Manager of the World Bank has stated that funds provided in the aftermath of the August 14, 2017, mudslide and flooding which killed over one thousand, was well managed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Nurp Presidential Candidate Promises Inclusive Governance

[Concord] Presidential Candidate for the National Unity and Reconciliation Party (NURP), Dr. Jonathan Sandy, has promised to run an inclusive system of government, if elected president come March 7th, 2018.

[Concord] Presidential Candidate for the National Unity and Reconciliation Party (NURP), Dr. Jonathan Sandy, has promised to run an inclusive system of government, if elected president come March 7th, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

PMDC Fails to Show Up On Nomination Day

[Concord] Presidential and parliamentary candidates of the Peoples Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), on Wednesday (17 January), failed to show up at National Electoral Commission’s (NEC’s) headquarters in Freetown, where they were supposed to comp…

[Concord] Presidential and parliamentary candidates of the Peoples Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), on Wednesday (17 January), failed to show up at National Electoral Commission's (NEC's) headquarters in Freetown, where they were supposed to complete their nomination process.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Human Rights Watch Calls Out Six Nations on Violations

[HRW] Johannesburg -Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018 .

[HRW] Johannesburg -Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018 .

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

UN Agencies In Urgent Bid to Prevent Famine In Kasai

[WFP] Kinshasa -In a stark warning, three UN agencies — the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) — say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[WFP] Kinshasa -In a stark warning, three UN agencies -- the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) -- say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Angry UL Students Besiege Dr. Weeks for Seven Hours

[Observer] Students of the University of Liberia yesterday barricaded their president, Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks, in the auditorium of the Capitol Hill campus for nearly seven hours for ignoring their call to let the registration process continue.

[Observer] Students of the University of Liberia yesterday barricaded their president, Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks, in the auditorium of the Capitol Hill campus for nearly seven hours for ignoring their call to let the registration process continue.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia