Voting in the General Assembly to elect 18 members of the UN Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The General Assembly today elected 18 countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a period of three years beginning on 1 January 2013. Argentina, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Ireland, […]
Former presidentRupiah Bwezani Banda Tuesday morning left for Sierra Leone to lead the Carter Foundation international election observer mission for that country’s presidential and parliamentary elections. The former president says he is looking forward to his role in the November 17 elections and has described the assignment as challenging. “It’s a difficult assignment. Sierra Leone […]
Without a single blade of grass, and with a crease that has to be drawn in the dirt with a stone, Sierra Leone’s national cricket pitch is a far cry from Lord’s. But the team nurture dreams of one day taking on the greats of world cricket.