Friday 10 May 2013 06:33
The UN’s number two diplomat has praised the role of AMISOM troops in Somalia’s slow yet steady transformation.
Thursday 9 May 2013 07:57
Winnie Byanyima focuses on the need for a clampdown on extractive industry tax dodging and operating responsibly on the African continent.
Thursday 28 March 2013 16:48
President Barack Obama will Thursday meet leaders from four sub-Saharan African nations to stress the need to develop democratic institutions on a continent scarred by poverty and unrest.
Tuesday 22 January 2013 11:00
Prosecutors and lawyers defending former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor will today begin their appeals at Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court against his 50-year prison sentence
Saturday 24 November 2012 09:51
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Koroma vowed to transform the fortunes of the war-scarred nation with more jobs and development after his convincing re-election victory.
Sunday 18 November 2012 07:40
Sierra Leone's elections yesterday were generally peaceful, transparent and showed a high voter turnout, election observers said, despite delays in opening some polling stations.
Saturday 17 November 2012 16:00
Sierra Leoneans crowded polling stations to vote today
Saturday 17 November 2012 10:25
Sierra Leoneans vote today in elections they hope can propel the small West African state into an era of prosperity based on mining and oil after a decade of difficult recovery from civil war.
Wednesday 10 October 2012 08:51
Three-quarters of African countries and several "Arab Spring" nations are at high or extreme risk of a food crisis, according to an analysis published today.
Thursday 16 August 2012 20:23
Sierra Leone's government today declared a cholera outbreak a national emergency after 176 deaths and 10 800 reported cases since January, health ministry sources said.
Thursday 26 July 2012 07:17
Liberia's government has welcomed the lifting of UN sanctions against 17 Liberians who were part of former warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor's regime..
Thursday 19 July 2012 06:47
Le Corsaire will be in the spotlight in Johannesburg this evening.
Tuesday 10 July 2012 09:02
Michaela De Prince will be dancing lead role in the classic ballet Le Corsaire.
Thursday 7 June 2012 15:32
Specialist researcher, Tula Dlamini, gives some insight into Charles Taylor's life.
Wednesday 30 May 2012 08:18
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor could be jailed for the rest of his life today when he is sentenced by an international court for backing Sierra Leonean rebels
Wednesday 16 May 2012 12:11
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor will today tell judges he bears no responsibility for atrocities during Sierra Leone's 11-year civil war.
Tuesday 1 May 2012 15:24
Whatever the outcome of Charles Taylor’s sentence, the verdict would remain a landmark event, writes Uyo Salifu.
Thursday 26 April 2012 14:17
Amnesty International says the conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor "brings some measure of justice" to the people of Sierra Leone.
Thursday 26 April 2012 13:43
A UN backed Sierra Leone court convicted former Liberian president Charles Taylor of war crimes today, the first African head of state to be found guilty by an international tribunal.