Sierra Leone UN officials witness disarmament of combatants in northern district

The disarmament began in Makakura, about nine kilometres from the town of Kabala, when pro-government troops from the Civil Defence Forces (CDF) began disarming yesterday. The children were transferred to CARITAS-Makeni, a child protection agency. In a symbolic ceremony witnessed by senior UNAMSIL officials and representatives from the National Commission for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration, an AK-47 rifle was disabled and destroyed. The combatants also brought in small arms such as self-loading rifles and a rocket launcher. All the weapons handed over were destroyed at the reception centre and the combatants taken to a demobilization camp in Kabala, UNAMSIL said.The disarmament process in the districts of Moyamba and Koinadugu will continue until 31 August.



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Dainis Kristopans stays in Presov until 2015

Latvian giant, right back Dainis Kristopans (22, 214 cm) signs new contract with Slovak champion, Tatran from Presov. Ambitious Slovak team wanted to keep talented player and offered him three year deal, which was accepted by Dainis. He will stay in Presov until 2015.photo: EHF Dainis KristopansLatvian handballPresovSlovakiaTatran Presov ← Previous Story Slovenia: Gorenje close to the tile after win in Koper! Next Story → Bulgaria wins IHF / EHF Trophy



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