Delvid Stanley-Coker

Delvid Stanley-Coker is a dedicated writer and editor for The African Dream. His passion and desire to publicize the appreciable department of Africa and voice out the prevalent ills of society have adequately contributed to the promulgation of stories of different sorts. Email: stanleycokerdelvid@gmail.com. WhatsApp: +23276737886 Facebook: Delvid Stanley-Coker.

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Delvid Stanley-Coker’s Argumentative Essay: The Minerals Of Sierra Leone Are More...

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5 times Public Officials Have Resigned Over Fake Degrees

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Fake PhD Scandal: Sierra Leone’s IG of Police With ‘Fake PhD’...

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Gbenga Adewoyin – The 24-Year-Old Nigerian Atheist Challenging The Existence Of...

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“Lack Of Quality Support” Was Their Achilles’ Heel – The University...

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Central Africans Rally In Support Of Russia

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How The Soviet Union Helped Patrice Lumumba

Eager to act quickly and the world had turned its back against him, Patrice Lumumba ran to the Soviet Union for help. It was the Soviet Union who gave a listening ear to Lumumba.

Adelaide Casely-Hayford: One of the earliest Sierra Leonean Feminists and Girls’...

Instantly my eyes were opened to the fact that the education meted out to had … taught us to despise ourselves … Our...

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Lati Hyde-Forster, MBE: The First Woman To Graduate From Fourah Bay...

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Africanus Horton – The Sierra Leonean who has a crater on...

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Kai Londo – The Great Kissi Warrior and King Who Developed...

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Davidson Nicol: The First African Graduate With First Class Honors From...

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The sad state of Students’ well-being at Njala University, Njala Campus

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JUST IN! President Julius Maada Bio sacks the Attorney-General and Minister...

President Julius Maada Bio has sacked the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Anthony Brewah after a photo of the Attorney-General and popular herbalist Baimba Moiforay Alias LAC surfaced online. LAC received a controversial presidential pardon not too long ago.

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A Wake Up Call for the Sierra Leonean Youth – Sylvester...

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Corruption at Student Level – Fourah Bay College Students’ Union Government...

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Senegal Launches New Commuter Train

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Celebrating Christmas, Demonizing Our African Traditions -The Negative Effects Of Mental...

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Madagascar minister ‘swims’ 12 hours to safety

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Sarah Rector – The Richest Black Girl In America during the...

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