Sierra Leone mudslides kill hundreds

The desperate dig for survivors is resuming in Sierra Leone’s capital, after mudslides and floods claimed the lives of more than 300 people. Their homes in Freetown were engulfed after part of Sugar Loaf mountain…


Government admits failure to empower youths

Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development has confessed that most of its youth interventions are failing to guarantee youth empowerment in the country. Principal Secretary in the ministry Joseph Mwandidya told YFM online…


Experts call for civic education on national budget

Despite government through the Ministry of Finance putting effort in organizing pre-budget consultative meetings, experts are still expressing dissatisfaction over inadequate information among citizens on the national budget. The sentiments come amid reports that local…


Twenty dead in Burkina Faso terror attack

Twenty people have been killed and a number wounded in a terror attack in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says. Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant,…



UHURU KENYATTA DEFEATS RAILA ODINGA

Kenya’s reigning president Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s election. Mr Kenyatta has been in office since 2013,had the last laugh after running away with 54.3% of votes ahead of his rival Raila Odinga…






Government challenged to end farming woes

Government has been asked to intervene in the challenges farmers are facing in the country. The call was made in Lilongwe during the official opening of the 13th Farmers Union Annual Congress and Policy Conference….