Mary Eliza Mahoney: The First Trained Black Nurse in America

Mary Eliza Mahoney is the First African-American to study and work as a professionally trained nurse in the United States. She was also the first…

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World’s Oldest Living Woman Celebrates Her 117th Birthday

Cicera Maria Dos Santas has been reported to be the oldest woman in the world after celebrating her birthday marking the milestone. Cicera Dos Santos…

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Belford Vance Lawson Jr: The First African American To Win A Supreme Court Case

Belford Vance Lawson Jr. made history as the first African American to win a Supreme Court case in the United States. His landmark victory paved the way for greater equality and justice for people of color.

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Wanjiku Chebet Kanjumba

From not having enough money for food to being the first Kenyan to go to space

Wanjiku Chebet Kanjumba is a Kenyan-born Aerospace Engineer, Entrepreneur and Director of Space Partnerships and Research Company – the first independent space company in Africa.

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Kechi Okwuchi

From surviving a horrific plane crash to an MBA graduate with distinction

Kechi Okwuchi is a Nigerian-American Singer, Songwriter, Business Consultant, Inspirational Speaker, and the Author of ‘More Than My Scars.’ In 2005, Okwuchi was involved in…

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Kano Tricyclist Who Returned N15m Offered 4 Women for Marriage

Auwalu Salisu, a 22-year-old tricycle (Kekeh) rider, has been offered four women to marry after returning N15 million to the Chadian owner, who left it…

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9-Year-Old Black Boy Becomes University Student

David Balogun is a 9-year-old African-American child genius from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, who was recently admitted into university at the age of 9. David was accepted…

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Tony AS: The Sierra Leonean British Rapper Redefining Hip-Hop with Krio and English Fusion

Anthony Simbo, stage name Tony AS, is a Sierra Leonean British rapper and lyricist, known for his unique blend of the Krio and English languages to create a fascinating hip-hop sound.

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How Idrissa Bangura Beat Dyslexia To Become A Teacher

Idrissa Bangura is a child educator, teacher, singer, and an advocate for underserved and deprived kids in Sierra Leone. Most recently, he is celebrated for…

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96-year-old black woman from Alabama has been selling newspapers for 56 years

Louise Nall is a remarkable and inspiring 96-year-old Black woman from Montgomery, Alabama who has been selling The Tuskegee News newspapers for over 56 years…

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16-Year-Old Black Teen With 3 Degrees Becomes America’s Youngest Full-Time Teacher

Shania Muhammad, a 16-year-old girl from Oklahoma City is making waves across the world after becoming America’s youngest full-time teacher under payroll. Shania already has…

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Black Woman Celebrates After Being a Teacher For Almost 70 Years

Everlene Davis has been a dedicated individual in the teaching field. The veteran is an educator from Colombus County, North Carolina, who has spent over…

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Elizabeth Francis

114-Year-Old Black Woman is Now the Second Oldest Person in the United States

Elizabeth Francis is an African-American woman from Houston, Texas, who recently clocked 114 years old. Not only is she the oldest person in Texas, Francis is the second-oldest living person in the entire America.

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Lyn Thomas

52-year-old Bagged University Degree After 30 Years Working As A Maid

Lyn Thomas is a 52-year-old housemaid in the United States who recently realized her dream of earning a bachelor’s degree after 30 years of caring for others.

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The Ugly and Frustrating Side Of Being A COMAHS Student – Anonymous Student

The College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), University of Sierra Leone, was founded in 1988 by the Sierra Leonean Government in collaboration with the Nigerian Government and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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August 18th: Sierra Leone’s forgotten ‘June 16th’ and the “march for democracy”

August 18, 1997, was the day National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) massively galvanized nationwide to demand the return to civilian rule after a coalition government by the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF).

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Christian Frederick Cole – The First Black Graduate of the University of Oxford and England’s First Black Barrister

Christian Frederick Cole was a Sierra Leonean lawyer who became an historical icon after becoming the first African barrister to practice in England and the first black African student to study at the University of Oxford.

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Amber Corbett

Amber Corbett becomes first Black woman to represent USA in Miss Intercontinental pageant

Amber Corbett, a Black woman, will represent the United States in the Miss Intercontinental 2023 in Egypt, making her the first Black woman to represent the United States in the competition’s 51-year history.

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Uganda

For Failing To Accept LGBTQ+, World Bank Stops Lending Money To Uganda

The World Bank has revealed on Tuesday that it would cease lending money to the Ugandan government after concluding that the country’s legislation against same-sex marriage goes against the bank’s values.

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Myk Berewa

“War In Ukraine Contributes To Increase In Onion Price” – Myk Berewa

The Director of Communications at the office of the President, Myk Berewa, has stated that the increment in the price of onions, which is one the most used cooking ingredients in Sierra Leoneans, is as the result of the War in Ukraine amidst other factors.

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