It was a violent day in Iraq Saturday with at least 11 people killed and 10 policemen kidnapped as hatred simmers between the ruling Shi'ite majority and the Sunni minority. Gunmen broke into the home of an anti-terrorism policeman in the Baghdad suburb of Rasheed, killing him, his wife, and two children. Another security officer was killed elsewhere in Rasheed. Police say gunmen killed ...
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis shared personal moments with 200,000 people on Saturday, telling them he sometimes nods off while praying at the end of a long day and that it "breaks my heartrdquo; that the death of a homeless person is not news. Francis, who has made straight talk and simplicity a hallmark of his papacy, made his unscripted comments in answers to questions by four people at ...
A top Pakistani politician has been shot and killed in Karachi. Police say Zahra Shahid Hussain was shot twice in the head Saturday during an attempted street robbery outside her home. She died on the way to the hospital. A spokesman for Hussain's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, or PTI, calls her killing an act of terrorism. Hussain was a senior vice president of PTI, which ...
South African batsman Hashim Amla said that he is not surprised by the decision of Gary Kirsten to step down from the position of head coach of the team. Amla, who is currently the premier batsmen in world cricket and is ranked number one in both one-day internationals and Test cricket, has won over fans and critics alike with his runs, languid style and professional attitude, ...
Former South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has said that he has no plans to retire at the moment, despite being notably omitted from the contracted squad of the first class side Chevrolet Warriors for the 2013/14 season. Ntini, who spent 18 years playing for Border and the Warriors, was not offered a contract for the new season along with fellow senior players Arno Jacobs, Justin Kreusch ...
The Haunting in Connecticut
Like The Amityville Horror, The Haunting in Connecticut is based on a supposedly true account of a suburban American haunting, which in this case has already been covered in both a 1992 book by Ray Garton and a 2002 Discovery Channel docudrama. How ... ...
Michelle Obama urged graduates of Bowie State University to encourage more young African Americans to follow in their footsteps and focus on education. On Friday, she asked the graduates at commencement ceremonies held at the nearby University of Maryland, College Park, campus, just north of Washington to become an example of excellence to the next generation. The First Lady said that more ...
An Indian team comprising IITians and a Nigerian team promoting low-cost farm products have triumphed at an India-Africa business competition held here. India's Life Catalyst Technologies and Nigeria's Jorsey Ashbel Farms won the 2nd Indiafrica Business Venture Competition held as part of the ongoing IndiAfrica Festival here, a statement from the organisers said Saturday. Four teams from ...
The Japanese government on Saturday pledged to provide 2 billion US dollars to support resource development projects by Japanese companies in Africa over the next five years, local media reported.The plans were announced during a meeting that brought together ministers and representatives from Japan and 15 African countries in charge of resource issues. The event was held ahead of a summit- ...
The Northern States Governors' Forum (NSGF) has expressed support for the state of emergency rule imposed on Borno, Yobe and Adamawa in the northeast of the country.The forum expressed the hope that the imposition of emergency rule would complement the federal government's offer of amnesty to the members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect to restore peace to the affected states.The ...
Reported in the press
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
THE WESTIN, LOS ANGELES AIRPORT
This was the second time I had reviewed this hotel. I understand it recently underwent a $15 million refurbishment, and ...Keep reading
Record Your Vote
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is 84, is being retried in Cairo. Do you believe this is a good thing?
Sierra Leone TimesSierra Leone Times – Independent Sierra Leone News Source
Newspapers the world over strive to provide readers with the ultimate news coverage.
The Sierra Leone Times is no exception.
As an online news service we have advantages over traditional newspapers in that stories can be added and updated 24 hours day.
Our objective is to provide the most comprehensive Sierra Leone news available, from our resources, contracted wire services and an inventory of some thousands of sources comprising newspapers, cable and TV networks, radio stations, public broadcasters, NGOs and others, Sierra Leone news is a priority.
National news comes first. We do however strive to provide a complete news services for our readers. World news headlines top several of our pages, we also provide news on what's happening in business, and in the financial markets.
Whether it's the latest Nikkei 225 reading in Tokyo, the sterling exchange rate in London, or the status of the Nasdaq in New York, whether it's local Sierra Leone news, the weather forecast for Sierra Leone you'll find it all in the Sierra Leone Times.
From Koidu and Makeni to Freetown, the Sierra Leone Times should be your number one choice for breaking news - local, regional, and national.
29 April 2013 150 The Security Council today welcomed the joint declaration of non-violence signed last week in Conakry between the main Guinean stakeholders in which they committed themselves to resolve all differences exclusively through peaceful means.
In a statement issued to the press, the 15-member Council also welcomed the declaration by President Alpha Cond233; whereby he expressed his readiness to ensure the transparency and the credibility of the electoral process, and committed himself to accepting the results of the upcoming legislative elections.
In March, protests in the West African nation related to the polls led to several deaths and hundreds of injuries. At that time, both Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN human rights office appealed for calm amid the violence and urged political actors in Guinea to pursue dialogue to create conditions for peaceful elections.
The Council, which was briefed last Thursday on the situation in Guinea by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, expressed its concern over the "volatile situation" in the country.
"The members of the Security Council deplored the violent incidents that occurred during the demonstrations in Conakry on 25 April 2013, which resulted in the death of one person and injured a number of others. ...
- DRC FPP and partners launch pioneering book on Indigenous Peoples and Free
- LIBERIA French Company And Liberian Owned Catering Company Signed Agreement
- Ghanaian Contingent Relocates to Nimba
- My Doubts Are Cleared...
- Proud Academic - Liberian First Fulbright Awardee Grad From NCAT State University
- Moorpark workshop to offer seniors advice about legal documents
- Seniors enjoy breakthrough season for Butler track team
- Elderly mom shoots kills drunken son in self-defense during gun battle deputies say
- Tech fair broadens and brightens seniors world
- Mau Mau Veterans in Kenya Expect Impending Settlement
- Sectarian Violence Kills 11 in Iraq
- Pope Church Must Help Poorest Not Dissect Theology
- Top Pakistani Politician Gunned Down in Karachi
- Amla not surprised at Kirstens decision to step down as coach
- Proteas icon Ntini not planning to retire despite cut from first class Warriors
- The Hangover actor engaged
- IRS demanded Facebook posts book titles names of donors during politically-motivated targeting of non-profits
- Parents bully youth over fracking presentation at Colorado middle school
- Conventional medicine openly admits to confusion over BRCA1 gene
- Meditation cuts death risk in half for people with heart problems
- Romancing with Saudi media gurus
- Flour Mill may collapse accountant tells minister
- Is the Sierra Leone police a force for good
- Tribute… Alice Foyah goes to Wonderland
- JAFAI plans to empower women children and physically challenged
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Sierra Leone Times headlines delivered to your inbox.
- Near-Earth asteroids and Mars 2 moons considered for future space missions
- Mars rover Opportunity examining rock changed by water
- Violent winds on Uranus and Neptune confined to upper atmosphere
- Powerball jackpot lures last-minute players
- Authorities Hofstra student killed by police