Nigeria, Sierra Leone plan currency swap
The Chairman, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Committee of Governors of Central Banks, Prof. Kelfala Kallon, has disclosed a plan for currency swap
Dutch doctor dies after Sierra Leone Lassa fever infection
A Dutch doctor who contracted Lassa hemorrhagic fever in Sierra Leone after treating patients has died in hospital, while a second doctor is undergoing treatment, the top Dutch health official said Sunday.
Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambian players for 2019 Mindgames Scrabble Championship
As part of efforts to create more awareness about board games in Nigeria, players from Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, and Sierra Leone have been listed for the third edition of the Mindgames Scrabble Championship slated for the Lagos Country Club from November 8 to 10.
Nigeria, others demand dental amalgam phase-out by 2021
The African region is seeking an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental amalgam from Part ll to Part l of Annex A. The African amendment on amalgam proposed by Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Niger...
Omilani and the vision to lift African art
The hot humid sun blazed like fire. A major gridlock gripped the road leading to Alfred Rewane Road. On both sides of the route, three-lane had been formed. A motorbike managed to get into a narrow passage before he was prevented by an oil tanker belching fumes.
Sierra Leone government rejects Ghanaian chosen to coach national team
The Sierra Leone government on Wednesday rejected the nomination of Ghana-born Sellas Tetteh to head the national football team, which has recently emerged from suspension by FIFA for political interference.
Eagles get Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Benin in 2021 AFCON qualifiers
Nigeria has been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon, reports goal.com.
Ebola in Congo questions Nigeria’s readiness on outbreaks
Besides the loss of many lives, outbreaks of pandemics or epidemics could cost Nigeria trillions of naira if adequate preparations are not made to contain health emergencies...
Nigeria and South Africa: Africa’s sleeping giants?
In a year packed with many African elections, Nigeria went to the polls in February and South Africa voted last week. This begs the question of the significance of the elections on both countries’ relations and influence in Africa. Abuja and Pretoria enjoy a remarkable status in Africa. This stems from their coercive or hard…
FG, Gambian group sign aviation safety pact
The Federal Government yesterday signed an agreement with Banjul Accord Group Aviation Safety Oversight Organisation (BAGASOO) on aviation safety. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, reiterated the nation’s commitment to a safer airspace. The organisation, which is responsible for the enhancement of safety in seven member countries, Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Cape Verde and…