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Over 18 Million People Facing Serious Hunger In West Africa’s Sahel Region

The United Nations (UN) is warning of the possibility of severe hunger in the Sahel region in the next three months. About 18 million people…

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Ex-President Alpha Conde Travels Again For Medical Attention

The now-deposed President Alpha Condé has been granted a new stay abroad to tend to medical treatment and welfare. The spokesperson for the National Committee…

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Ten Nigerian Ministers Resign To Run For The 2023 Presidential Election

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers have announced resignation from public office to run for the country’s election scheduled for next year, the information briefed the public…

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Thomas Sankara’s Assassination Suspects Ordered To Pay Financial Compensation For Damages

On Tuesday, the military court in the capital of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, sentenced former President Blaise Compaoré and nine other defendants to pay more than…

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Nigeria: UK Government Recovers $23 Million Abacha Loot

The National Crime Agency (NCA) of the United Kingdom has announced the recovery of about $23.5 million in looted funds from the allies and family of a former Nigerian dictator, the late Sani Abacha.

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Nigeria and Morocco set to build world’s longest offshore Gas pipeline

Nigeria and Morocco are set to build what reports described as the ‘world’s longest offshore gas pipeline.’

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Guinea’s Attorney General has ordered the prosecution of President Alpha Conde for murder

Guinea’s Attorney General, Alphonse Charles Wright has ordered the prosecution of the country’s ousted President Alpha Conde together with his conspirators for crimes committed during his regime.

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As Mali Finalizes Decision To Ban French Media, UN says it is “deeply dismayed”

The United Nations bemoans the decision by Mali to suspend two French broadcasters, RFI and France 24. The Malian military government suspended the broadcasters earlier…

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Mali Breaks Relationship With France

The Malian junta government has finally severed its relationship with its colonial master, France. The decision to cut ties additionally came with the action to…

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Ethiopian Police And Muslims Clash During Prayers To Mark The End Of Ramadan

The scene was uncertain and chaotic as Ethiopian police clashed with young Muslims in the capital during prayers to mark the end of Ramadan. The…

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As Inflation Rises, Kenyan Government Increases Minimum Wage

A cushioning mechanism it is, as Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announces a 12% increase in the minimum wage. This is in a bid to offset…

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Guinea’s Transition To Civilian Rule Will Take More Than 3 Years – Colonel Mamady Doumbouya

Guinea’s military leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has announced a 39-month transition before the West African nation returns to civilian rule. The proposal tabled by the…

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Finnish Court Free Former Rebel From Sierra Leone

A former rebel who was accused of war crimes has been acquitted by the Finnish court. On Friday, the decision announced rejected the allegations stating…

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Some group of Fourah Bay College students donated food items and 100 bundles of sachet water to female students

These students on Monday 25th April 2022, donated three bags of 50kg rice, a Bag of Sugar, a bag of onion, a cartoon Nescafé, three packets of varieties of Maggie and other seasoning products, one full gallon of oil, and one hundred bundles of sachet water, in addition to a bowser full of water to the Masjid at Fourah Bay College.

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Economic Measures: Senegalese Government To Economically Back More Than 540,000 Households

The launching of the program is set to happen on May 10. The socio-economic situation around the world is getting stiffer and unprecedented by the…

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Several Moroccans Are Arrested For Not Observing Fast

Article 222 of the penal code of Morocco’s laws states that breaking the fast in public is punishable by up to six months in prison….

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Two Former Officials Of Alpha Conde’s Administration Charged and Jailed For Corruption In Guinea

As a way of what they believe is sanitizing the francophone nation of Guinea, the military administration has overseen a series of judicial proceedings against…

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Pioneer Of Africa’s Independence Kwame Nkrumah Sets To Be Reburied

To spiritually satisfy the dignity of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has revealed its intention to rebury the country’s first president and…

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Nigeria: More Than 100 Dead in Nigeria Oil Blast – Officials Open Probe

Abuja, Nigeria — Officials in Southern Nigeria are investigating a site where more than 100 people have been reported killed following a powerful oil explosion.

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Didier Drogba’s Dream of Becoming President of Ivory Coast Football Federation Comes To An End As Businessman Idris Diallo Won The Race

In what many outsiders and non-Ivorians saw as an easy walkover for the country’s legend Didier Drogba, the outcome was far from expectations. On Saturday,…

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Caritas Sierra Leone Launches Its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan With The Theme ‘A New Beginning For a Brighter Future’

Caritas Sierra Leone, established in 1981 on the basis to serve as the relief and development wing of the Catholic Church in Sierra Leone, has on the 22 April 2022 launched its Strategic Plan 2022-2024 with a focus on what it says “The six strategic pillars” which are: Institutional capacity strengthening, sustainability and availability; integral and human development; advocacy and influence to support the work of the organization; climate resilience, emergency and humanitarian crisis response; governance and development; and migration, human trafficking and vulnerability.

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Degree Mill In Sierra Leone: Anti-Corruption Commission calls on all public sector institutions to immediately conduct academic credentials audit

In Sierra Leone, shreds of evidence by Dr John Idris Lahai, the pioneer behind exposing fake PhD holders, show that over 1000 government officials have received fake PhDs from fake institutions like Dominion Christian University and Africa Graduate University giving them an undue advantage at the places they are working.

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West Africa | Mali’s military arrests three European nationals for terrorism

Mali’s military leadership has announced the arrest of three terrorists of European origin during an anti-jihadist operation in the central part of the country.

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A Rise To Dictatorship? Tunisian Protesters Oppose President Kais Saied’s Authoritarian Rule

The North African country of Tunisia is seemingly facing a foray into its constitutional and democratic rights. Well, that is according to many Tunisians. On…

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Gbenga Adewoyin – The 24-Year-Old Nigerian Atheist Challenging The Existence Of Juju In Nigeria

The belief in African spirituality has been an age-old activity for many people in Africa. During the olden days, our ancestors fortified their homes with…

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NEC Released Date For 2023 Sierra Leone Presidential Election

The Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone has on Monday 14th March 2023 released a press statement on the proclamation of date for the Presidential Election in 2023.

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Why Pan Africanism Has To Be Transformed Into Neo-Pan African Ideology

Pan-Africanism has become rhetoric to legitimize the authority of dictators in power in Africa today. This can also be seen by words of Malawian economist Thandika Mkandawire stating,
One major weakness of Pan-Africanism and Africa’s regional arrangements has been the failure to protect Africans from their homemade tyrants. Pan-Africanism has not been seen on rein enforcing and guaranteeing people’s rights as citizens of their respective nations. Solidary in the name of Pan-Africanism has cast a pall of darkness on horrendous deeds by African dictators from corruption to genocide.

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The Judging Process of The African Genius Awards 2022 Has Started, And Here’s What You Should Know

The organizers of the African Genius Awards 2022 has on Thursday confirmed that the judging process has commenced. Dr Sifiso Falala, the founder of the awards confirmed this to The African Dream in a Zoom interview on Thursday.

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Breaking: France announces withdrawal of troops from Mali

French President, Emmanuel Macron has announced the withdrawal of troops from Mali but says the soldiers will be redeployed to other African countries in the Sahel.

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JUST IN! President Julius Maada Bio sacks the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice

President Julius Maada Bio has sacked the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Anthony Brewah after a photo of the Attorney-General and popular herbalist Baimba Moiforay Alias LAC surfaced online. LAC received a controversial presidential pardon not too long ago.

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24-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator created an Amplifier and Inverter Generator from scratch (Photos and video link attached)

One might tend to marvel at the wide sophisticated range of talents we have across the continent. From cars created to cleanable pillows, Mobile phones…

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Breaking News: Coach John Keister Releases Leone Stars Final 28 Man Squad For AFCON 2021. See Full List

Leone Stars Coach, John Keister has released the final 28 man squad that will represent Sierra Leone in the 2022 CAF African Cup of Nations

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Senegal Launches New Commuter Train

In a bid to boost the transportation system in Senegal, the Senegalese government has today commissioned a new commuter railway line that will transport over 100,000 commuters/passengers per day.

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Celebrating Christmas, Demonizing Our African Traditions -The Negative Effects Of Mental Slavery In Africa

Until we learn that our culture and tradition are paramount in emancipating ourselves from mental slavery, only then will we be free from the belittled status.

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Redefining Exiguity: Grand P must inspire you!

You may know him as the diminutive social media influencer or the frequent center of gossip by trolls; but there is more to Grand P’s…

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Madagascar minister ‘swims’ 12 hours to safety

Miracles do happen! The Police Minister Serge Gelle was caught up in that positive situation. The government minister in Madagascar had swam for 12 hours…

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Salone Glad Rags: The Sierra Leonean Vlog Aspiring To Further Meaningful Conversations On Fashion

“Oops! My dinner outfit is gross. Whoa! I am not au fait with table manners and etiquette. I might ruin my evening.”, you’ve once lamented….

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The Sierra Leonean Youths are the future problems of tomorrow

The political machination of takeaway packs and how it has been used to steal the consciousness of young people. Still the same. August 12th, the…

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PLO Lumumba Among The Nominees Of The 2022 African Genius Awards

Popular, renowned and eloquent Kenyan lawyer, Pan African, human rights activist, orator, and public speaker, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba is among the nominees for the 2022 African Genius Awards in South Africa.

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Five Sierra Leoneans Nominated For The 2022 African Genius Awards

Kelvin Doe, Dr David Moinina Sengeh, Ishmael Alfred Charles, Emmanuel Alie Mansaray, and Jeremiah Thoronka have been nominated for the 2022 African Genius Awards in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Guinea Coup d’étate- What You Need To Know

The early morning of Sunday ushered in the banging sound of gunshots as the elite army unit headed by Mamady Doumbouya sought to overthrow the incumbent Alpha Conde. Here are some facts (historical and present) you must know:

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Top 10 Richest Countries In Africa 2021

Nigeria is the richest and most populous country in Africa. The country’s large population of 211 million is a likely contributor to its large GDP. Nigeria is a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market with growing financial, service, communications, and technology sectors. Here are the 10 richest countries in Africa

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Connecting West Africa To The World: Air Senegal Begins Direct Flight From Senegal To New York City

You wouldn’t have to crack a nut when visiting Senegal come September. Senegal’s state-owned, Air Senegal announced via their website that they will commence the first commercial flight from Dakar to New York City to Washington, D.C., next month, September 2. Air Senegal will be offering weekly flights twice, with nonstop service from New York’s JFK airport to Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International airport.

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Sanctions levied on “Spendthrift” Son Of Equatorial Guinea’s President Over extravagant lifestyle spending

Britain on Thursday sanctioned the son of Equatorial Guinea’s President, who is currently serving as the Vice President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue for misappropriating and…

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Africa and Her Diaspora: “Harnessing Hope Beyond Limitations” – Prof PLO Lumumba USA TOUR

Professor PLO Lumumba is set to make a month tour to the United States of America and the Pacific Islands, under the theme “Harnessing Hope Beyond Limitations”.

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