Healey International Relief Foundation Donates Medical Supplies To Sierra Leone National AIDS Control Program

The Healey International Relief Foundation (HIRF) donated antibiotics and antipsychotic medicines to the National HIV/AIDS Control Program in Sierra Leone.

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Meet Deborah Quickpen: The 12-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Prodigy

Deborah Quickpen is Nigeria’s number one chess prodigy and one of the fastest and quickest chess players in Nigeria and Africa.

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Tzu Chi Foundation And Partners Concludes Hot Meal Program In Susan’s Bay Community

Tzu Chi and partners concludes 21 days of Hot-meal for fire victims, and served 33,075 dishes of food to 1,575 people affected by a fire disaster at Susan’s Bay, a slum community in Freetown.

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African Genius Awards 2024

Official: The African Genius Awards Release Its 2024 Nominees

The African Genius Awards committee have released the official list of nominees for the 2024 African Genius Awards with a total of 47 incredible Africans shortlisted.

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Dr Yakama Manty Jones

Sierra Leone’s Dr. Yakama Manty Jones Nominated For The 2024 African Genius Awards

Renowned Sierra Leonean economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Dr. Yakama Manty Jones has been nominated for the 2024 African Genius Awards, one of Africa’s most prestigious awards founded in South Africa by Priority Performance Projects. 

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Meet Olaolu Slawn: The Nigerian Who Designed The 2024 English FA Cup Trophy

23-year-old Nigerian-born London-based contemporary painter, skateboarder, and artist, Olaolu Slawn has redesigned the 2024 English FA Cup trophy, after being awarded the contract by the English Football Association.

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Sierra Leonean Eddie Hanson Appointed Deputy Mayor of Camden, London

Sierra Leonean man, Eddie Hanson who left Sierra Leone as a refugee has become the first Black Deputy Mayor of Camden, London, England.

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Partnership to Serve Humanity Launches Hot Meal Program for Fire-Affected Residents of Susan’s Bay Community

In response to the devastating fire incident that occurred on May 2nd, 2024, at Susan’s Bay, a collaborative effort has been initiated by the Partnering to Serve Humanity Consortium.

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Rodney Strasser Foundation Donates Generator to PCMH Hospital in Freetown

In response to an urgent call from the Sick Pikin Project for a generator for the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) in Freetown, the CEO and founder of the Rodney Strasser Foundation, Rodney Strasser has donated a 100 KVA generator to the PCMH Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone

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LANYI Foundation Launches Empowerment Project for Women and Girls in Bo

The LANYI Foundation, in collaboration with the Tzu Chi Foundation, has launched a groundbreaking initiative aimed at empowering women and girls in Bo, Sierra Leone.

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Abu Bakarr Jalloh Wins The 2024 Vickie Remoe Prize For Journalism And New Media

Abu Bakarr Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean content writer, storyteller, and founder of The African Dream has been selected as one of the winners of the 2024 Vickie Remoe Prize for Journalism and New Media.

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Meet The Nigerian Ice block Seller Who Became A Billionaire, Owns 120 Filling Stations, 600 Trucks, And Airlines

Three decades ago, Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi Rano who hails from Northern Nigeria, was selling ice blocks and groundnut oil. Today, he is one of the richest black people in world with a net worth of $3 billion.

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New Film Series ‘Bormeh’ by KID-AFAN FILMS and Sierrafixx Sheds Light on Harsh Realities in Sierra Leone

New Film Series ‘Bormeh’ by KID-AFAN FILMS and Sierrafixx Sheds Light on Harsh Realities in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone’s Mary Yei Yonga Breaks Guinness World Record For Most Cosmetic Makeovers In 24 Hours

Sierra Leonean makeup artist, Mary Yei Yongai has broken a 19-year-old Guinness World Record for the most cosmetic makeovers by an individual in 24 hours.

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Caritas Freetown Launches Groundbreaking Conservation Livelihood Project in Western Area National Park

Caritas Freetown, in partnership with CSSL and funding partner CAFOD, launched the “Piloting Integrated Livelihood and Conservation Approaches around Western Area Peninsular National Park” on the 13th of April 2024 at the Aberdeen Community Center.

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Meet Captain Aluel Bol: South Sudan’s First Female Commercial Pilot 

In 1989, Captain Aluel James Bol was a refugee in Kenya. Fast forward to 2024, she went on from being a refugee in Kenya to becoming the first female commercial pilot from South Sudan.

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Sierra Leone’s Political drama Series ‘Bormeh’ Set to premiere Summer 2024 in Europe, USA, the UK, Canada, and Australia

Executive Producers of the Bormeh Series, Dr. Isatu Kakay-Diallo, Fatu Formeh Kamara, and Idrissa Barry Jalloh has on the 4th January this year, announced the premiering of a highly Political drama Series titled Bormeh in Summer 2024 in Europe, United States of America, the UK, Canada, and Australia.

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Nigerian Woman Drives From London To Lagos, Covering Over 10,000 Kilometers

Pelumi Nubi, a Nigerian adventurer and travel content creator, makes history by becoming the first Black female traveller to drive 10,000 km from London to Lagos in two months.

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Anthony Omari: The Kenyan Who Sacrificed His Face To Save The Lives Of 37 Orphans

In 2012, a 24-year-old Kenyan, Anthony Omari, who worked at the Faraja Children’s Home, a Kenyan orphanage, confronted three machete-armed intruders who broke into his orphanage.

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If Akon can dream it, Idris Elba can do it: Hollywood star eyes to build smart city in Sierra Leone

Idris Elba, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, sets to build an eco-city in Sherbro Island, a monumental Island in Sierra Leone with a population of around 30 to 40,000 people.

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