Africa’s C-10 leaders threaten boycott of UNGA over reforms

Africa’s C-10 leaders threaten boycott of UNGA over reforms

Heads of state serving on the African Union’s Committee of Ten have proposed a boycott of the United Nations General Assembly if their longstanding expectation of permanent representation on the UN Security Council is again disregarded. The summit, completed in Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday, brought together members of the African…

Major flooding in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is now facing major flooding due to torrential downpours. Reuters reported that at least four people have died due to the flooding along with many injuries. The government has now officially ordered people to stay home due to the danger caused by the floods. However, they have advised…

Sierra Leone military court acquits 13 soldiers

A military court in Sierra Leone cleared 13 soldiers who were accused of scheming to seize and kill President Ernest Bai Koroma in 2013. “The prosecution must prove its case beyond all reasonable doubt. If there is doubt, that doubt must be resolved for the accused,” Judge Advocate Otto told…