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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills has made a rallying call on citizens to preserve the peace and stability the country is enjoying.
This year will make it eight years since the United Nations peacekeeping force, UNMIL was deployed in Liberia and a technical mission has arrived in Monrovia to assess the level of peace and stability in the country.
January 6 will forever be a dark day in the minds of Sierra Leoneans.Thirteen years ago on this day, January 6 1999, rebels from the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) invaded the capital Freetown, killing and maiming hundreds of civilians including women and children.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 to Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist, and Yemeni democracy activist Tawakkul Karman.
It said the award was in recognition of "their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work"
The Federal Republic of Nigeria is this Saturday 1 October marking its 51st independence anniversary.
Togo’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission has opened its first public session in the capital, Lomé and in the country’s other five economic regions.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf says her country is on the move again, after years of bitter conflict and destruction, as Liberia celebrates its 164th independence anniversary on Tuesday.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched a global initiative to highlight the challenges, opportunities and actions to shape the world’s common future, as the world’s population approaches 7 billion.
Fireworks and jubilation have marked the formal declaration of independence by South Sudan, the world’s newest republic.
Archeologists have made impressive discoveries in Sierra Leone, following six weeks of excavation in the ruins of the British Slave Castle in Bunce Island.