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Secretary of Sierra Leonean Opposition Party Arrested in Joint Operation in Guinea

What You Need to Know: Abubakar Boxx Konteh, the north western province’s Organizing Secretary for Sierra Leone's opposition party– the All People's Congress (APC) was arrested in Guinea on the 23rd of March in a joint operation between Sierra Leonean and Guinean security services.  The arrest has sparked outrage among APC party members, with some claiming President Bio’s Sierra Leonean People’s...

US Military Advisors Train Sierra Leonean Armed Forces After Ammunition Robberies

What You Need to Know: Following a three week training by the United States Army Security Force Brigade (USASF), 80 Sierra Leonean Lance Corporal’s were promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer 1 earlier last week.  The training, which centered around critical site and asset security, focused on “strengthening the defense technical skills of the RSLAF, and it covered aspects of...

President of Sierra Leone to Visit China

What You Need to Know: Following an invitation from Xi Jinping, Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio, is set to visit China from February 27th until March 2nd to discuss bilateral relations and to participate in a focused investment roundtable.  Bio is also set to meet with Chinese Premier Li Qiang and Legislator Zhao Leji. Although the purpose of their meetings...

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Analysis: Israel’s Return Strike has Reestablished Deterrence

Last night I published a quick analysis of how I see the situation playing out: “Tonight, Israel responded to Iran’s attack on its soil with a simultaneous aerial attack across targets in Syria, Iraq, and...

Senegalese President Faye Makes First Foreign Visit Since Election

Senegal's newly elected President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has made his first visit to a foreign country since his election as President late last month. He has made his visit to Mauritania, in order to...

Several Hundred Killed by Cholera, Dengue Fever, in Sudan

The Sudanese Ministry of Health has announced the deaths of several hundred people as a result of cholera and dengue fever as the health situation in the country continues to deteriorate amidst the ongoing...