Lawmaker held over unsafe burial in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Freetown (AFP) – A lawmaker in Sierra Leone was in police custody Monday after being arrested on suspicion of flouting the country’s anti-Ebola laws by washing the body of his dead father, police said. Alie Badara, from the northern district of Kambia, is accused of taking part in a traditional burial ceremony on Friday last […]

Cameroon fall to Sierra Leone in 2016 Olympic qualifiers

Cameroon became the first major casualty of the 2016 Olympic Games football qualifiers in Africa after being eliminated by Sierra Leone this weekend. The outsiders scored a stoppage-time goal in Yaounde to snatch a 1-1 draw and win the second-round tie on away goals after a goalless first leg last weekend. Sierra Leone captain Sorie […]

The African Woman

The African woman is a mother Her work never ends – on the farm nor at the house The African woman is a wife of virtue the African woman is a laborer Her contribution is never recognized the African woman is a woman of strength Day and night she is on duty for her family […]