Sun, 23 Jan 2022

Sierra Leone Times

Section

Nigeria Jihadists Kidnap 20 Children in Borno State, Residents Say

KANO, NIGERIA - Jihadists killed two people and kidnapped 20 children in Nigeria's Borno state, where Islamist militants are waging ...


Video of Child Militants Executing Nigerian Soldiers Raises Concerns

ABUJA, NIGERIA - A video released this week by the Nigerian terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) appears ...


Washington concerned over increased Islamist terror threat: Report

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): American intelligence agencies welcome the new year with a new worry that Islamist terror groups ...


VOA Exclusive: US AFRICOM Commander Says Russian Mercenaries in Mali

PENTAGON - The U.S. has now confirmed reports that Russian mercenaries known as the Wagner Group have deployed in Mali ...


Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) - Day 12

Thursday, January 20, 2022Sierra Leone vs Equatorial Guinea | 0-1Ivory Coast vs Algeria | 3-1Gambia vs Tunisia | 1-0Mali vs ...


West Africa: Extreme poverty rises nearly 3 per cent due to COVID-19

Extreme poverty in West Africa rose by nearly three per cent in 2020, another fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, a ...


China's booming fortunes in Africa reverses due to Beijing's changing priorities in pandemic times

Beijing [China], January 20 (ANI): China's fortunes in Africa are changing with Beijing preoccupied with its slowing economy owning to ...


Olu Jacobs: Nollywood's elder statesman has always acted for his country

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, the Nigerian film producer and renowned actor, whose career spans more than five decades, belongs to that ...


Stampede at Liberia Church Gathering Kills 29

MONROVIA - A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister ...


What countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

Some 90 countries require Russian citizens to have a visa to cross their borders.The Russian passport ranks 33st out of ...


Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) - Day 10

Tuesday, January 18, 2022Malawi vs Senegal | 0-0Zimbabwe vs Guinea | 2-1Gabon vs Morocco | 2-2Ghana vs Comoros | 2-3 ...


Business

Section

US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...

U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...

Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...

Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...

ASX slides more than two percent as Asian shares generally dive

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia fell almost across-the-board on Friday, with the biggest loser the ASX.The Australian All ...

International

Section

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Sierra Leone Times.

More Information
25
Mostly Cloudy in Seletar

Africa

Section
Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...


ICC U19 WC: Raj Bawa, Raghuvanshi star as India thrash Uganda by 326 runs

Tarouba [Trinidad and Tobago], January 23 (ANI): Centuries by Raj Bawa and Angkrish Raghuvanshi were backed up by a dominant ...


Body found in hunt for missing transatlantic rower

French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin, 75, had been missing since the early hours of FridaySavin, a former paratrooper and avid triathlete, ...


The last chance before the explosion

How both Israelis and Palestinians are creating a recipe for bloody violenceThe year 2021 was a bloody one even by ...


Update: UN chief raises five alarms for 2022

"We all know this. Now is not the time to simply list and lament challenges. Now is the time to ...


CWG qualifiers 2022: Scotland, Sri Lanka register wins on Day 4

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 22 (ANI): Scotland and Sri Lanka completed impressive victories on Saturday in the ICC Commonwealth Games ...


Movie Review

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Sierra Leone Times Wire

Section

Scroll down for more