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20 Apr
Nigeria was yesterday, drawn alongside Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the winner of the play-off between Sao Tome & Principe and Mauritius in Group A of the Cote d’Ivoire 2023 Africa ...
19 Apr
Iyesatu Turay, who lives in a sprawling slum of corrugated-iron shacks in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, says she doesn't have enough food to feed her family.  Life is a struggle for many in the Kroo Bay slum, where pigs mingle with stray dogs in the debris-strewn alleys of the shantytown, which straddles an open sewer.…
11 Apr
The women Yellow Greens, who finished second at the maiden T20 Invitational at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, is scheduled to regroup after the Easter festivities for the yearly Kwibuka 2022 in Rwanda.
17 Mar
Africa is not left out in the struggle for gender balance and equality as it keeps searching for ways to deepen empowerment. This was further buttressed as the envoys of Cameroun, Sierra Leone, and South Africa, commemorating the 37th International Women’s Day in Nigeria, over the weekend, held a dialogue on their achievements and learning…
11 Jan
Algeria began their defence of the Africa Cup of Nations title with an underwhelming 0-0 draw against Sierra Leone in Douala on Tuesday, as Riyad Mahrez's side struggled to break down one of the tournament's rank outsiders.
10 Jan
Sierra Leone could not have asked for a tougher start to their first Africa Cup of Nations in quarter of a century than a match against holders Algeria on Tuesday, but coach John Keister says simply being in Cameroon is a step on the way to making the country competitive again.
10 Dec
Sierra Leone launched a nationwide census Friday, despite opposition groups pledging to boycott the process over fears it will be used to gerrymander electoral districts in the West African country.
10 Nov 2021
Perennial sundry charges that are levied at local and international airports nationwide have placed Nigeria among the most expensive aviation countries in Africa.
6 Nov 2021
A massive fireball sparked by a fuel tanker explosion killed 98 people in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the West African country's disaster management agency said on Saturday.
22 Oct 2021
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said the T-20I Bilateral series between the national men’s team, Yellow-Greens and the Sierra
16 Oct 2021
Nigeria's men’s cricket national team, the Yellow-Green, has lined up series of T20 matches with the Sierra Leonean national team as part of their build-up to the Cricket World Cup
8 Oct 2021
Sierra Leone's president on Friday signed a bill abolishing the death penalty, declaring the West African country had "exorcised horrors of a cruel past" after a long campaign to end capital punishment.

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