Yesterday (19/10) over 6,900 Rohingya refugees who were stranded in dire conditions in no-man’s land at Anjuman Para on Bangladesh’s side of the border, were moved by the Bangladesh military to several makeshift settlements in the Ukhia and Teknaf sub-districts… Read More ›
The corruption trial of Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, ended in Paris on 6 July with the prosecution calling for a three-year jail term, a €30 million (US$34 million) fine and the confiscation of assets…. Read More ›
“This is unprecedented in the history of AWOL for two of our members to be leading one of the two major political parties in our country to the March 2018 national elections, and the ruling party for that matter. We are all very proud of this,” says AWOL Chairman, Amb. Anthony Navo Jnr.
As Sierra Leone’s two major political parties choose their flag bearers: Time for the people to think positive!
If the wrong people are voted in power, the country will get skewed policy implementations. This could be avoided through nationwide constructive engagements and dialogue by civil society, the media, youth groups, and union organizations, to inform the wider public about the profiles of the people vying for elected offices.
by Luke Messac In the Western press, the legacies of African leaders tend to hinge on their respect for term limits, property rights, and fiscal restraint. Since his death in June 2017, the late Quett Ketumile Masire, Botswana’s former Minister… Read More ›
Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of a Visit to Cameroon
Strong ownership and steadfast implementation of the country’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s ECF facility will be essential to its success.
Just after he announced his resignation from the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) on Friday in Freetown, Dr. Kandeh Yumkella may soon launch his political party, according to close sources in his camp. The Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella (KKK) movement,… Read More ›
When I announced that I was suspending my aspiration for the position of SLPP Flag bearer, I strongly believed that the conflicts and tensions within the party would be at least reduced if not eliminated since some people had, wrongly though, attributed those tensions and conflicts to my presence in the race. However, the whole country is now aware that since I suspended my bid for the flagbearership, the camps have multiplied, the internecine squabbles have intensified, whilst the divisions have become deeper, and the confusion has continued.
The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has appointed Vanessa Moungar, the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, to his Presidential Council for Africa. Vanessa Moungar and President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina… Read More ›