President Bio

Full list of appointments by President Bio

Three weeks after he was re-elected for a second term with 56.17% of the vote, President Julius Maada Bio has successfully put together his cabinet ministers and other appointees to serve the country. His list of appointments saw new faces, young leaders, and a re-structure.

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Twins Top The 2023 National Primary School Examination

This year’s National Primary School Examination top two candidates are twins named Floydalin and Floyd Davies. The twins clinched the first and second place respectively.

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Four Nigerian Students Bag Cambridge Learners’ Awards

Four Nigerian students; Mfonmma-Abasi Okon Bassey, Daniel Chiemelie Anohu, Khalidah Fatume Amal Doyinsola Usman and Ain Sufiya Binti Mohd Iqbal have emerged as winners of the Cambridge Learners’ Awards.

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65 years old woman in Sierra Leone writes BECE exams

Mama Margaret, who is currently 65 years old, is the oldest among candidates registered for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in Sierra Leone.

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Russia agrees to write off $20 billion of African debt

In an effort to bolster partnerships with African nations, Russia made a momentous decision to write off a staggering debt of nearly $20 billion owed by four African countries.

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Sierra Leone’s Haja Isatu Bah Shortlisted for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2023

Haja Isatu Bah, founder of Uman4Uman, a social enterprise that produces and sells reusable sanitary pads, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Commonwealth Youth Awards 2023.

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Timothy Musa Kabba: Sierra Leone’s New Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Set to Make Waves on the Global Stage

Timothy Musa Kabba is the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise.

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Super Falcons

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria Comes From Behind To Defeat Australia

In a stunning display of perseverance and determination, the Super Falcons of Nigeria pulled off an extraordinary 3-2 victory against co-hosts Australia at the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

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Mali

Mali Drops French As Official Language

French is no longer the prime and official language of Mali, six decades after gaining independence from France. The West African nation, now governed by military leader Colonel Assimi Goita has decided to remove the French language as its official language and make its 13 local languages the official languages.

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Thelma Jones

Meet The 90-year-old Black Woman With A 5th Degree Karate Black Belt

Thelma Jones is a 90-year-old African American from Southfield, Michigan, who has a 5th degree black belt in Isshinryu karate.

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Fezile Dhlamini

Meet Fezile Dhlamini, the South African engineer who builds electric scooters from scratch

Soweto-born Fezile Dhlamini is the founder of Green Scooters, Africa’s first all-electric e-hailing network and a proudly South African company, as well as Scooter Treats, a related online food delivery business.

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M'mah Zombo

Young Sierra Leonean Tech Enthusiast M’mah Zombo Launched Weather Web App

M’mah recently developed a Weather Web App, inspired by her desire to contribute to one of the UN’s global goals, she chose Sustainable Development Goal 13, which is to “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.”

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Top 10 largest economies in Africa

Top 10 largest economies in Africa 2023

According to Trading Economics, here are the top 10 largest economies in Africa in 2023.

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Sierra Leone

Leading UK Travel Magazine Nominates Sierra Leone For ‘The Most Desirable Emerging Destination’ 2023

Sierra Leone has been nominated as the “Most Desirable Emerging Destination” in 2023 by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, one of the UK’s long-standing and largest travel magazines.

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Aya Osman

18-year-old Black Student Beats Cancer, Graduates High School With 4.7 GPA

Aya Osman is an 18-year-old African American student from Orange Park, Florida, who never for once allowed the perils of cancer to slow her down.

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Julianne Lukambo

Former Refugee From Uganda Who Grew Up In A Camp, Graduates As Valedictorian, Earns $240K In Scholarships

Julianne Lukambo, a high school student from Columbus, Ohio, who lived in a Ugandan refugee camp for a decade, graduates as valedictorian of her class with an impressive $240,000 in college scholarships.

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Black woman celebrates 103rd birthday

When asked by a Local 10 News reporter what is the key to her long and healthy life, Walters said: “be good to people, always help out and give lots of love.”

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Ayissi Williams

How a university dropout produced the first locally made sneakers in Cameroon

Ayissi William is a Cameroonian sneakers designer and founder and designer of ICE footwear, the first locally made sneakers in Cameroon.

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Theo Baloyi

Meet Theo Baloyi – Founder of Africa’s Leading Sneaker Brand

Theo Baloyi is an accountant-turned-businessman who has built a thriving sneaker venture that sells shoes online and already has multiple physical stores across South Africa.

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Dr Muronga

Meet Dr Hope Muronga – One of Africa’s Youngest PhD Holder At Age 27

Dr Hope Muronga, a 27-year-old South African woman has become one of Africa’s youngest PhD holders.

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