Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone
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Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone

My name is Sierra Leone, I am thousands of years old but many know me as a 61-old-year woman, which I am not too happy with. I am a mother of many wonderful children; some I’m proud of some I am not. Don’t get me wrong, I love them all. My name, Sierra Leone, is not my real name though.

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

A Facebook user by the name of Dr John Idris Lahai has brought to the attention of the Sierra Leonean populace the academic fraud by the country’s Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ambrose Michael Sovula. In the Facebook post by Dr John Idris Lahai, the Inspector General of Police who is said to be a PhD holder is not a PhD holder and his honorary doctorate degree was conferred to him by a so-called Africa Graduate University, a non-existent university is FAKE!

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Gbenga Adewoyin – The 24-Year-Old Nigerian Atheist Challenging The Existence Of Juju In Nigeria

The belief in African spirituality has been an age-old activity for many people in Africa. During the olden days, our ancestors fortified their homes with…

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A Look Into Rwanda’s Ban On The Importation Of Second Hand Clothing (Junks) – A Guide For Africa’s Indigenous Clothing Industry

In what seemed like an urgent action to protect its promising indigenous clothing and textiles industry, Rwanda courageously assigned the ban on the importation of…

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My Personal Experience At Connaught Hospital – How It Almost Contributed To A Potential Blindness

Note: This account is in no way directed to hinder the reputation of the hospital or its workers. For what’s it worth, it should be…

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Central Africans Rally In Support Of Russia

It seems like not everyone is subjectively toeing the line of the “I stand with Ukraine” slogan. The dynamics are slowly shifting with dissenting views…

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Vladimir Putin
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“The illegal use of military power against Libya and the distortion of all the UN Security Council decisions on Libya ruined the state” – President Vladimir Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has in a lengthy address spoken about NATO’s invasion of Libya and how NATO’s “self-serving” illegal decision of interference ruined the oil-rich African country.

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Adelaide Casely-Hayford: One of the earliest Sierra Leonean Feminists and Girls’ Advocator in Africa

Instantly my eyes were opened to the fact that the education meted out to [African people] had … taught us to despise ourselves … Our…

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Meet Frances Claudia Wright OBE Known As “West Africa’s Portia” – The First Sierra Leonean Woman To Be Called To The Bar In Great Britain And To Practice Law In Sierra Leone

Little is known about “West Africa’s Portia” and leaving her out of the festivities of Black History Month is gravely unfair. Therefore, The African Dream…

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Africanus Horton – The Sierra Leonean who has a crater on Mercury named after him, and the “Father of modern African political thought”

Many Sierra Leoneans and black people are unaware of the massive exploits of Africanus Horton. Therefore, in an observatory position of Black History Month, the…

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Kai Londo – The Great Kissi Warrior and King Who Developed Kailahun District

Kai Londo was a man of reputable pedigree and stature. One cannot observe Black History Month without highlighting his contribution to local development. Throughout his time, he served as a charismatic and influential leader among his subordinates.

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New Kru Town Needs Actions, Not Prayers: A Message To Policymakers In Liberia

Following the deadly stampede that led to the deaths of over 29 people and the hospitalization of many more, including pregnant women and children, politicians and key members of Liberia’s decision making bodies have taken to social media and other platforms to send their fervent messages and prayers for the people of New Kru Town

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Top 5 reasons why Fela Kuti’s music and persona should impact African generations to come

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, and fierce political activist.

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This Kenyan Woman Is Turning Plastic Wastes Into Bricks Stronger Than Concrete Blocks

29-year-old Kenyan woman named Nzambi Matee is turning tons of plastic waste trash generated in Kenya into super durable, lightweight bricks that are ‘five to seven times’ stronger than concrete bricks.

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Madagascar minister ‘swims’ 12 hours to safety

Miracles do happen! The Police Minister Serge Gelle was caught up in that positive situation. The government minister in Madagascar had swam for 12 hours…

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Top 5 Reasons Why The Birth of Steve Biko Signified A Promulgation of Black Consciousness

Bantu Stephen Biko, commonly known as Steve Biko, is incontestably the pacesetter for black empowerment and vibrancy. Born on the 18th December 1946, within the…

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List of Top 10 Universities In Africa 2021

There are currently more than 1,225 officially recognised higher-education institutions in Africa, that’s according to the UniRank database. According to the QS world university ranking 2021, eleven (11) African universities made it to the list which seven (7) of those are from South Africa.

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8 reasons why studying the leadership style of Thomas Sankara should be mandatory for African leaders

A Pan-Africanist and undisputably one of the greatest African leaders of our time, Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara carved out a reputation dominant in African politics…

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VaDoma: “the ostrich tribe” residing in Zimbabwe

Africa as a continent is backed up with different tribes and traditional systems. It is full of life and diversity. Inhabited by over 3,000 tribes,…

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