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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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Founder of The African Dream Shortlisted For The 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 shortlisted for the 2024 Vickie Remoe Prize for Journalism and New Media.

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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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Let Her Be: A Powerful Anthology Addressing Women’s Struggles in Sierra Leone

“Let Her Be”, (2024), published by SLWS, is a groundbreaking anthology compiled by Oumar Farouk Sesay and Elizabeth Kamara, an English language lecturer at FBC

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PTI Magazine Releases 2024 Edition, Featuring Incredible JJ

This year’s edition features notable personalities such as Drizilik, Incredible JJ, Boss LA, and others who are actively changing the narratives of the city.

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Peter “Peetah” Morgan of Morgan Heritage has died

Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan, the lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning reggae group, Morgan Heritage, has died, aged 47.

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Dr Pamela Mahlangu

From A Domestic Worker To A Medical Doctor: Meet Dr Pamela Mahlangu

At the age of 13, Dr Pamela Mahlangu was a domestic worker; eleven years later after hard work, commitment and perseverance, at age 24 she graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Saidu Emmanuel Conteh

A Prince Walean emerged as the best-graduating student from Njala University with an FGPA of 4.78/5

Young and brilliant Sierra Leonean tech genius and former Prince of Wales student, Saidu Emmanuel Conteh emerged as the Best Graduating Student for the entire Class of 2023, Njala University, Njala, with an impressive FGPA of 4.78/5

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Angela Tabiri

Meet Dr Angela Tabiri – Remarkable Mathematician and PhD holder in Mathematics From Ghana

Dr Angela Ankomaah Tabiri is a Ghanaian quantum algebra researcher, PhD holder in Mathematics, and Founder of Femafricmaths, an organization that aims at promoting female African mathematicians. 

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The Inspiration Behind Franck Kessie’s Iconic ‘Salute’ Goal Celebration

Ivorian footballer, Franck Kessie is widely known for his iconic ‘salute’ goal celebration, which has become his trademark celebration whenever he scores a goal.

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Caritas Freetown and German Embassy Inaugurate Agricultural Training Center in Makomba Village

Caritas Freetown, in collaboration with the Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador to Sierra Leone, celebrated the inauguration of an agricultural training center at Makomba Village, Western Area Rural District, on Tuesday, February 13th, 2023.

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AFCON 2023: South Africa’s Percy Tau wishes Super Eagles success ahead of final

Bafana Bafana’s forward, Percy Tau, has surprisingly extended his well-wishes to the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of the AFCON Final against host nation Ivory Coast

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Breaking The Silence: How This Founder Is Fighting Mental Health Issues in Sierra Leone

There are little or no services for individuals struggling with the evils of depression, drug abuse, frustration, and anxiety in Sierra Leone and Africa by…

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Adop Fest

The Inspiring Story of Ardop Fest – Where Showbiz Meets Philanthropy In Sierra Leone

Ardop Fest is one of the biggest shows in Sierra Leone. What started so funky and casual has been a source of entertainment to many young people and a vital solution to the problems of the needy and the less privileged.

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Meet the first Guinean woman to obtain a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Guinean scholar, writer, author and researcher, Dr. Aminata Jallow has become the first Guinean woman to obtained PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies. 

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