Anna Qabale
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Meet Anna Qabale: The Kenyan Nurse Who Won the First Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award Worth $250,000

Anna Qabale Duba is a young Kenyan nurse who recently made history by becoming the first recipient of the Aster Guardian Global Nursing Award. She stood out among 24,000 applicants because of her tireless efforts to promote education, raise awareness about menstrual hygiene, and endless campaigns against outdated cultural practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in her community.

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Naomi Kay
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The Must-see Sierra Leone Exhibition In Turkey: European photographer /artist Suzan Pektaş featuring one of Africa’s finest model from Sierra Leone Naomi Kay

The Must-see Sierra Leone Exhibition In Turkey: European photographer /artist Suzan Pektaş featuring one of Africa’s finest models from Sierra Leone Naomi Kay will be officially launched on the 13th of May ( Friday) and open to the public until 12 June 2022

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Why Africa prints money in Europe

At least 40 African countries print their money in the UK, France and Germany — decades after independence, raising questions about self-sufficiency. DW examines what prompts them to outsource their currency production.

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WHEN AND WHO SHOULD APPOINT DATES FOR ELECTIONS? THE CITIZENRY ASKS, AS IT IS IN A STATE OF CONFUSION

All you need to know about the 2023 Sierra Leone Presidential Elections; when and who should appoint dates for elections

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Meet Ranya Nirvan: A Sierra Leonean Glass Painting Artist And The Only Glass Painting Artist In Sierra Leone

Ranya Nirvan, initially known as Randa Abess is a Sierra Leonean glass painting artist born and raised in Kenema, the third-largest city in Sierra Leone, and the largest city in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Ranya Nirvan is currently Sierra Leone’s only glass painting artist in Sierra Leone.

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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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Our Mosques And Churches Can Also Contribute To The Development Of Our Communities – By Ibrahim Kamara

According to my fact observation, in every one community in Sierra Leone, there are more than five mosques and churches and there is only one or no Government Community Health Center/Clinic.

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Our Community Elders Have Failed Us In Leading Our Localities – By Ibrahim Kamara

In Sierra Leone today, you can hardly find respectable elders and stakeholders who are not politicians and has nothing to do with politics, but rather to build a community where we can find trust and inclusion at local structures.

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”We as a country lack the digital expertise that will promote our craft in the music space, and also bring income” – Francis Turay

We as a country lack the digital expertise that will promote our craft in the music space, and also bring income. Our acts, majority of them are ignorant to the business of digital streaming and that affects them greatly.

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Land That We Love – A Poem by Ella Llewelyn Jones

Our resilience
Shone through in the Hut tax war
Defeating oppression
Our valance
Came out conquering our conqueror
Resistance
is the current streaming in our Rivers
Our tribes
enchanted by ancestral mystical powers

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The Lion’s Salvation – A poem by Ella Llewelyn Jones

The Lion’s Salvation
– A poem by Ella Llewelyn Jones

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A Call for LAJ’s Unconditional Release

We would like to start by thanking LAJ’s fans and sympathizers for standing by him during these difficult times in his life. Your continuous support and show of solidarity is a clear manifestation of what he means to all of us, a human being that is devoid of perfection.

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Migrants – Poem By Ella Llewelyn Jones

Waves of migrants

Washed up by the tide

Of poverty

Swimming in from far and wide

To catch the debris falling from the landslide

Of prosperity.

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The ‘New Direction’ Uncontrollably Swinging To The Wrong Direction – A Tale of Lies And Deceptions

According to data by Statistics Sierra Leone, the cost of food in Sierra Leone increased 17.10 percent in June of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. In 2017, the average inflation rate in Sierra Leone amounted to about 18.22 percent compared to the previous year. This year it has reached the highest rate in ten years! Also, Sierra Leone is currently facing its worst food crisis in a decade, a World Food Program report indicates.

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A Possible Solution To Solve The Problems of Senegalese Youth – By Demba Babaly Ndiath

Of Africa’s nearly 420 million youth aged 15-35, one-third are unemployed and discouraged, another third are vulnerably employed, and only one in six is in wage employment. Youth face roughly doubles the unemployment rate of adults, with significant variation by country.

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Some of the amazing bizarre of the Sexual Offences Act of Sierra Leone 2012, as amended in 2019

“A person who intentionally commits an act of sexual penetration on another person without the consent of that other person commits the offense of rape and is liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment not less than 15 years to life imprisonment.”

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