Four Nigerian men are among the eight people executed in Indonesia along with one man from Brazil, one Indonesian and two Australians believed to be ring leaders of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring. A woman from the Philippines and a Frenchman were temporarily reprieved.
Last week in Bong County, the National Technical Coordinating Unit (NTCU) – responsible for setting Liberia’s national WASH guidelines – verified 29 new communities as Open Defecation Free (ODF). “What was originally just a short-term basic hygiene promotion has become another successful Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) project,” said Global Communities former Country Director Piet deVries to his country staff.
More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives.
Welcome to the 17th Anniversary of NOSLINA (National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America) weekend.
On Saturday, Sierra Leone’s most prestigious Diaspora establishment, NOSLINA will gather at Metro Points in New Carrollton, Maryland to accord awards to 15 deserving individuals and organizations for their impeccable contributions to the amelioration of Sierra Leoneans at home and in North America.
The 2nd West Africa Oil & Gas Security Summit, organised by Global Summits Organiser, IRN, and taking place in June in Nigeria, will thoroughly discuss the present post-election period in Nigeria, to examine solutions to secure the oil sector and eventually reverse the sharp decline in oil revenue.
Residents of three communities in Liberia’s biggest municipal, Paynesville in Montserrado County have become the latest beneficiaries of the construction of three modern latrine facilities.
TWENTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD Precious Philemon survived a gruelling experience of a crumbled marriage, which left her in the care of her young child. As she struggled to make ends meet she resorted to prostitution and for several years she made out of the profession yet she could no longer endure to the gruelling effects and tough side that came along with the job.
Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) President Dr. Evelyn Nguleka has said the media is “duty-bound to” play a critical role of marketing the country a bid to secure reliable and long term investors.
In an effort to address problems leading to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in sub-Saharan Africa, experts across the world including political institutions have started discussing possible ways of dealing with such a crisis should it reoccur.
Managers of the country’s first ever cancer registry are soliciting government and public support to sustain the work of the facility and make it reliable. The Kumasi Cancer Registry, set up about two years ago, looks to reach out to prayer camps, herbal centres and private health facilities to collect data on the disease for effective diagnosis and management.