Friday, May 29, 2020

Isha Sesay leaves CNN after 13 years, cites Trump-focused coverage as reason

After spending 13 years, popular Cable News Network (CNN) reporter, Isha Sesay has announced her exit from the organization. British born journalist of Sierra Leonean...

Sierra Leone’s ex-VP arrested over corruption

The anti-corruption commission in Sierra Leone says that former Vice-President Victor Foh and former Mines Minister Minkailu Mansaray have been arrested on charges of...

Ebola vaccine trials ‘successful’

The first study of two separate vaccines against the Ebola virus has found that they can both protect against the haemorrhagic fever for at...

Nigerian economist Tony Elumelu donates $500,000 to Sierra Leone

ony Elumelu, chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation donated $500,000 to Sierra Leone following the...

Local Leaders Say 1,000 Dead from Sierra Leone Mudslides

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE —  More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago,...

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How Brazilian football legend Pelé stopped a major Nigerian war for two days

He was so powerful and admired by many people in his heydays that he was able to achieve what political leaders and the international...

WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial

The World Health Organization has temporarily paused the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as part of a global effort to find a cure for...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day – statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day - statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of the African Union Commission African brothers and sisters, Today we commemorate the...