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(JollofNews) – A mass burial for about 300 people killed by a mudslide and flooding has taken place on the outskirts of the capital Freetown. President Ernest Bai Koroma attended a multi-faith memorial...

Ghana has taken the lead in Africa by announcing that it is preparing relief packages to be sent to the disaster zones in Sierra Leone. Announcing this through his Twitter handle, Ghana president Nana...

(JollofNews) – The government of Sierra Leone and its international partners are in a race to avoid an outbreak of any disease in the aftermath of the mudslide that has claimed the lives of hundreds...

(JollofNews) – Police in the Gambia have charged a Senegalese paedophile, Essa Jarju,  with murder and rape of women and children. Spokesman Inspector Foday Conta said the alleged serial killer...

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(JollofNews) – The World Bank will provide $29 million to help Senegal as it negotiates oil and gas contracts with producers, it said on Wednesday. Oil firms including BP and Total are developing...

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(JollofNews) – Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade, aged 91, will head a list of opposition candidates for parliament in an election to take place on July 30, according to aides. The...

(JollofNews) – On May 7, the French people elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. Macron was born on 21 December 1977, which means he is only 39 years old. France was a major colonial power...

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(JollofNews) – West African regional bloc ECOWAS said on Tuesday it was ready to impose targeted sanctions against those it deems responsible for blocking the implementation of a deal to resolve...

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(JollofNews) – Twenty-one people died when a boat capsized in a Senegal delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday, adding that the vast majority who lost their lives were...

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(JollofNews) – A fire tore through makeshift straw shelters at a Muslim religious retreat in Senegal, killing at least 22 people and triggering a stampede, firefighters and local media said Thursday. The...