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Sierra Leone (Krio: Salone), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea to the north and east, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and southwest.

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Not sure about the lyrics but I love this song . One of my favorite Sierra Leonean songs…
I largely agree w/ that argument. As a Sierra Leonean descended from "liberated Africans" (Krio) I rarely if ever think of others occupying
Limkokwing mission in Sierra Leone is to create a unique environment which will fulfill the creative needs of every Sierra Leonean.
That Sierra Leonean melanin dripping all over your TL all the way from John Obey beach. Sierra Leone. https:…
Sierra Leonean girl, 11, who developed massive boobs after a fishing expedition cries out…
My Sierra Leonean people, uneducated leaders are undercover chiefs.. stealing our gold & diamond without helping the poor and needy
Yo! This is why my brother and I can't be bullied. Sierra Leonean parents don't joke with their roasting game 😩😩😩
There are no direct flights from London to Freetown, creating distress for Sierra Leonean and tourist.
Online fundraiser started by Sierra Leonean community raises money for family of teen girl hit by bus:
Sierra Leonean jollof is the best jollof.
I usually never meet another pretty Sierra Leonean girl so you get a follow
As a first gen American born to Sierra Leonean parents, and born here in the US, I've asked this too.
Pregnant or not, Sierra Leonean girls have a right to education
Me : She's Sierra Leonean, that's a risk, might be family. Me to me : We're all children of Adam and Eve, what's the problem?…
11-Year-Old Sierra Leonean girl with 'Abnormal' Breast cries out for Help (Photos)
During the Sierra Leonean Civil War, about 30% of child soldiers used in the conflict were girls.
Happy bdayy my Sierra Leonean/Emirati/Lebanese wonder 💓here is a pic of us back when we were boobless
for & from is 19, a Sierra Leonean innovator. Built his own FM station. https:…
The Sierra Leonean fashion designer who is helping children play their way out of poverty
Watch the Trailer for upcoming thriller 'Flowers' by Sierra Leonean-American Director Nikyatu Jusu via Okayafrica
DJing the vibes-iest Sierra Leonean set right now at HQ. All I need is paper plate of food and some rice pap and I'd be golden.
I remember DVS from PDC days, all the PDC, OC and gas gang ones go north Brixton, the Sierra Leonean masjid still
Who wants to take me to Cham Cham?? A Sierra Leonean and Liberian supper club 👀
Sierra Leonean Superstar Artist Abizzy and Nigerian Superstar Davido again teamed up with hit maker Master Rell to Deliver this sweet tune
Don't ever argue with a Sierra Leonean
thanks man! ☺️ And yeah Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean.
Kelvin Doe is a Sierra Leonean self taught engineer who built his own generator and radio transmitter at the age of 13.
---> Salone Quartet to Officiate CAF Confederations Cup: Sierra Leonean referees have l...
A UK- Sierra Leonean rocking one of the traditional attire. . Can you tell what part of Sierra…
it's a Lebanese Sierra Leonean wedding so it id gonna be lit
President Koroma hints unwillingness to sign Abortion Act. As Sierra Leonean women joined others across the world...
Vida looks so Sierra Leonean mate, like most of my aunties and cousins before they had kids
A lot of people are half Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian
Sierra Leonean singer and Mary J Blige collaborator is a Friday Tonic RFH Bar to 7pm
Its estimated that studying for a year at Harvard costs what an average Sierra Leonean makes in over 100 years:
Sierra Leonean teachers talking about their visit to London and what they will take back -
omg thank you for the reply! 😭 I'm also a British/Sierra Leonean aspiring journalist, so obviously I relate to you super well.
Court orders re-arrest of paroled Sierra Leonean war criminal
Congratulations to a fellow Sierra Leonean for inking that contract with Atlanta. Well deserved Mo ✊🏾🇸🇱
will not be at the 1ST showing of Black Panther in Sierra Leonean clothing. Gotta go to the Nigerian or Senegalese part of the closet.
As a young Sierra Leonean, I am inspired by the work of my big sisters
Discover dishes from Liberia and Sierra Leone w/ supper club at
Court orders re-arrest of Sierra Leonean convicted war criminal
Papoose is Sierra Leonean, see we are amazing 😌
As a Sierra Leonean woman this made my heart soar!
Lol I honestly thank God I'm not "Sierra Leonean Famous", son, una sabi pwell man dem image bad 󾌴 pls God bless me with money not fame
Sierra-Leonean Minister of Local Government and Rural Devpt, Mrs Diane Konomany, carrying her baby while in office https:/…
You really gotta be careful who you speak krio around cause anyone could be Sierra Leonean fr lol
Please mr jeff; it theophilus the Sierra Leonean . Please sir i need your help
We continue to share success with these amazing Sierra Leonean women who has always been very inspirational...
draws attention to subsidy of £22.4m to from employing Sierra Leonean doctors & nurses …
Yo I just peeped you're Sierra Leonean too😮 it's lit 😅
"Especially to the son of a Ghanaian mother and Sierra Leonean father. The irony is not lost on me" Idris Elba
Sierra Leonean Hero, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan who treated over 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone later died of the disease on July 31, 2014.
"a wise monkey is a monkey who doesn't monkey with another's monkey." - Sierra Leonean Proverb
Top stories from Sweet Salone Happy Valentine’s Day from our favorite Sierra Le… see more
Happy Valentine’s Day from our favorite Sierra Leonean couples
Gonna do a thread on my favourite Sierra Leonean songs v soon, just need to learn the names
Diamonds are a girls best friend and an impoverished Sierra Leonean child laborers worst nightmare.
Is it so hard Arsenal FC to give 11 Sierra Leonean soccer mad teachers the chance to spent 5 minutes in your stadium with…
yo Sierra Leonean roots came out last night, dats what happened 👏💃💃
Great story of a Sierra Leonean migrant to the US making legal history
Ebun House(85 Odunfa St.) owned by a Sierra Leonean immigrant, was the 1st 3-story building built in Lagos in 1913 htt…
Sierra Leonean Mum's are the same lol my mum is exactly like this 😂😂😂
I need to get myself a ticket for this miss Sierra Leonean event
Sierra Leonean-American district judge nominated by President Obama
Not everyone was infected by but every Sierra Leonean was affected. Read Response Report:
HERStory Matters: Sierra Leonean paramount chief and politician Ella Koblo Gulama was born on January 26, 1921.
Lol if you're Sierra Leonean Abeg die with me plz😭
HELLO good day ma am 20 years of age am a Sierra Leonean but would really like for u to help in giving me a job pls
Just donated to 'New clothes for Sierra Leonean students'. Give $1. Change a lot.
Its been such a long time i said hi to my favourite Sierra Leonean what's good?
Sierra Leonean 🇸🇱, Lebanese 🇱🇧, and Italian 🇮🇹 IG: lemybeauty . Add us on SnapChat: SCBaes
exactly! my guess is Idris Elba's celeb status and Sierra Leonean-Ghanaian roots must have been a major factor.
Sierra Leonean and British cultures being represented, certainly not on TV..Unless you count Idris Elba lol
Hello Zachy my name is Osman am a Sierra Leonean and am a National Tourist Guide and i want to be friend you and i hope you too.
The underbelly of global security: Sierra Leonean ex-militias in Iraq
his dad is a Welsh/Sierra Leonean rugby league player, Danny Wilson
Jamaican men are right under Nigerian dudes in catching the international slander on here. (Ladies, I'm Sierra Leonean and here for you.)
- Sierra Leone News: as first Sierra Leonean sworn-in…HRCSL
please @ me a Sierra Leonean who ruins lives kmt 😂😒
😂 madam, ah beg, @ a Sierra Leonean who's not humble 😴 I'm humble, L's humble, we all humble 😴
I actually want to know, who hurt these girls for them to be thinking Sierra Leonean men are *** 😂 Bmt, expose yourself
I'm as Sierra Leonean as they come and a great one at that thank you very much 😌 you SL guys are bad by default
we're both perfectly fine. It's you guys that turn us mad. Especially the likes of Sierra Leonean and Nigerian guys
can believe a chinese! attacked and beat to death a Sierra Leonean a Bintumani Hotel JESUS HMMM OH SALONE
A Sierra Leonean athlete refused the right to stay in the UK tells the BBC he fears he will end up homeless if he returns to the African
Don't just cop you a foreign, cop you a Sierra Leonean. 🇸🇱
Sierra Leonean-Nigerian singer, Hadiza Blell also known as Di’Ja, recently detailed her rise to fame and how she...
Sierra Leonean Ibrahim Kargbo retires from internationals - BBC Sport
Sierra Leonean burial workers say they see more stillborns&U5 deaths. New study shows stats
"It is not the highest mountain that a man climbs but the depths from whence he came." - Sierra Leonean
Sierra Leonean Women In Public Life: A Beacon of Pride, Success & Lessons for an Emerging Generation. By Sylvia...
Pregnancy News: High Sierra Leonean maternal and newborn death rates attributed to women’s fears of contractin...
Sierra Leonean boys will change your life
My co-workers are American, Sierra Leonean, Singapoean and Northern. How's that for a cohesive society Cameron/May?
Anas Exposes Prez Mahama. He has collaborated with the likes of Sorious Samura, a Sierra Leonean journalist who is...
I got Sierra Leonean creole on lock now. Understand that ish to the t
Unconscionable. today's Sierra Leonean hospitals worse than US's in 1860s
Gambian journalist and Sierra Leonean author were detained for refusing to bribe Senegalese police
After the successful of the original version, the UK based Sierra Leonean duo – DoubleBangz, teams up with Awilo...
World Bank study of Sierra Leonean diaspora mobilizing the community for post-Ebola economic development.
Also does anyone have old cellphones? I am working with Sierra Leonean, Namibian, and...
Clothed in West African print for our Sierra Leonean princess
A Sierra Leonean sprinter who went missing after competing at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games and later applied to stay in the UK is told his
I met a Sierra Leonean and American couple today. They are so cute. The lady actual learn how to speak Krio
My Sierra Leonean ladies, this ones for you 🇸🇱🎉. Get applying: auditions💎
Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma is supporting those affected by the
He sometimes said Herbert Macaulay wasn't Yoruba; that he was simply a ''Sierra Leonean.'' Lmao.
Great to get expert opinion on Sierra Leonean textiles: Antony Griffiths, Judy Rudoe, Duncan Clarke
“1.Sierra Leonean girls. 2. Grenadian girls. 3. Bajan girls. 4. Ghanaian girls. 5. Nigerian girls. Don't @ me.”
Chief of Prevention: How a local leader turned the tide on Ebola in his Sierra Leonean village
I liked a video Fun Facts about Krio (Sierra Leonean Language)
need more female Sierra Leonean friends. All my girls are mostly Nigerian
We found MATERNAL ANCESTRY with the MENDE people of Sierra she is playing homage to the Sierra Leonean woman,...
Yeah if you're Sierra Leonean you get special treatment from me✨
I don't know of any Sierra Leonean traditions that I would need to follow if I was getting married... SL people enlighten me
"If the *** wants to rule over the chicken, then it must hire the fox as a bodyguard." -Sierra Leonean proverb.
Day 7. She doesn't know but I so admire this Sierra Leonean Queen. has one of the…
The challenges in researching the demographic consequences of conflict: Reflections on the Sierra Leonean civil war…
““Quote this with a no filter selfie and your ethnicity 🙏” Sierra Leonean YAS OMG
Ebola is apparently taking its exit thanks to the resilience of President Koroma (who would not agree with the fact that he has been ably leading the fight), the Local Government Minister and indeed every Sierra Leonean. Even those Sierra Leoneans who have innately exhibited traits of stubbornness and unbelievable denials actually want the scourge to end. They were simply caught between the dictates of their natural instincts and their genuine sensitivity to the setbacks caused by Ebola. Unfortunately the former was able to go to town with its awful manifestations while the latter took the back seat. The Decentralisation Secretariat, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, presumably like all other MDAs, is determined to engage top gear in terms of the implementation of service delivery activities to people in all 19 Local Councils as soon as Ebola takes its exit. This determination was articulated by the Director of the Secretariat, Alhassan kanu, at the first meeting held with his staff afte ...
Dear Friends, If you need to grow your business, brand, or project please do the basics for publicity and marketing. Do your press release, develop your media kit, pay for photography, develop a neat and modern website, contact news outlets to publish your release, have an advertising budget, pay for ads, and pay for professional work. We see many Sierra Leonean start ups struggling to grow, we all are. However if each of us wants to grow by expecting others to use their small businesses to give us free services how can any of us grow? Respect others and pay for professional services and our small start ups will turn into local industries. Until then everyone will continue to make only marginal gains as we sidestep paying for services.
New Years's Day Broadcast by His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma Fellow Sierra Leoneans The New Year is a moment for resolutions, and today I call on all Sierra Leoneans to strengthen our individual and collective resolve to defeat Ebola. I firmly believe a resolution by each and every Sierra Leonean to act to end Ebola will see this virus defeated very soon in our beloved nation. The resolution must be action oriented and geared towards positive change. I am very sure that all Sierra Leoneans want this scourge to end; and it is therefore time for all Sierra Leoneans to follow up their aspirations with their actions. And these actions that are required have been stated over and over again. Do not touch the sick; do not touch corpses; call health workers to handle the sick; do not seek to disobey quarantine orders. As we make our New Year resolutions, these are the actions that we must commit ourselves to doing. As a nation, and with support from our international partners, we have increased our ...
Paying the Price for Years of Idleness and Corruption - Part 2 By Atomic Pen If Dr. Komba Mondeh had accepted to defend President Kabbah's imaginary five-year Food Security plan, he would have exposed himself to great ridicule. Dr. Mondeh could not invent a theory that was meant to be a lip service. The question is how could he have spoken about the key factors like land, labour and capital that would have favoured agricultural productivity when even the abstract theory was not on paper? In effect, Sierra Leonean politicians take the people for granted. I am not aware of anything promises made by any leader that have come to pass. President Kabbah had earlier spoken about the reintroduction of the railway and the construction of the proverbial Lungi Bridge which all turned out to be part of the country's long political history of making promises to build bridges where there are no rivers! Local artists ridiculed the SLPP for its fake promises and this was how the party dug its own grave. When President Er ...
Visiting a mass grave where 3,000 Sierra Leonean victims are buried, by via
Tonight is the Sierra Leonean solidarity Ebola fund raising show in Antwerpen- Belgium. All Sierra Leoneans ,...
(3) How I Escaped *** Sister Linda’s Testimony Message of God for Catholics and Jehovah Witnesses Catholics: Mary is not an intercessor in heaven, but a caretaker of babies and an ordinary person like us. They should worship Him in faith and in purity and they must follow the right doctrines. He is not a God with hand, they are leading people to *** they are occult, and Catholics are in occultism. He said, “If you repent, come out of Catholic ministry, tell them to preach the truth. They are in occultism, occult power; they are not preaching my word. He said they should repent. Jehovah Witnesses They should stop deceiving the people of God with their false doctrines. He said, ‘they are not of me, they are out of the way and leading their people to *** ” People in *** are crying, they said they should tell Jehovah Witness people who say there’s no *** that they are deceiving them, that there’s *** And when Jesus showed me these men of God, He took me again to *** Message of God for W ...
Dear Alimamy (My Sierra Leone brother) You don’t know me and I don’t know you. But I am you and you are a part of me. Same tree, different branches. As we end 2014 and start a new year, ( in about a week) I thought it might be a good idea to write you this open letter exposing our mutual concerns for our beloved Sierra Leone. Alimamy, It’s not all doom and gloom. You see? Some people practice the art of masterly inactivity extremely well, that is doing nothing with a great deal of skill. They refuse to accept that prolonged idleness paralyzes initiative, They refuse to accept that the world is changing. I could talk about the end of the civil war. free education, freedom of speech, women in high profile government, party or civil society positions and about the increasing number of independent media outlets in the country. The overwhelming concerns among Sierra Leoneans (both at home and abroad) are corruption, the disrespect for authority, (lawlessness) lack of transparency and accountabi ...
Merry Christmas to every Sierra Leonean Family down there in Kenema, Bo, Kono, Kabala, Port Loko, Magburaka, Kambia, Makeni and every corner of the country. Fellow Sierra Leoneans deep in my heart we shall overcome this Ebola Virus. For most of us this is the worst Christmas of the century in Sierra Leone. As a true Sierra Leonean this is no time for celebration while my country is struggling with the Ebola Virus. There is no time for me to join our Christian brothers and sisters to celebrate the birth of Christ while my brothers and sisters in Sierra Leone are on lock down. We all know the true meaning of Christmas. There is no Christmas where there is no true meaning of Christmas. The true meaning of Christmas for every faithful Christian is LOVE. I do not see myself celebrating this important birth of Jesus with my Christian brothers and sisters while my people are grieving and struggling for survival. My home land Sierra Leone still hopes one day Ebola will become a thing of the past. I ask myself wh ...
Sierra Leonean court jail first convict under Ebola laws - AfricanQuarters - via
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Got like 5 bad Sierra Leonean joint follow me on IG today.
11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola
John Kamara, a Sierra Leonean Footballer has a very important message about Ebola for the world.
Our coalition with , as featured in the Sierra Leonean national news
The Sierra Leonean government has announced a ban on all Christmas celebrations to enable it curb the spread of Ebola.
A unified Sierra Leone is what we all aspire to be... "I am a Sierra Leonean" banner.
HASTINGS, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - When Dr Sekou Kanneh goes to work at his Sierra Leonean Ebola clinic, he will…
The courage and the power of the Sierra Leonean nurse should inspire and to move other nurses and us all to do more
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema go on strike in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.
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Victor has done so much to fight in Sierra Leone. So pleased his efforts have been recognized.
Congratulations to Victor Kargbo, 2nd place in the International Monitoring Control and Surveillance Network Awards
"Here we go again, draw out, face Sierra Leonean side, East End Lions in preliminar…
Can't get enough underemphasized and Sierra Leonean entertainment? Try this.
They look so typically Sierra Leonean! No wonder...
Sierra Leonean boys never receive love on the TL 😞, everyday Ghana or Nigeria 🚶
The girl from Big Brother Africa that said "Shlappp me neow" and got the backhand of life is Sierra Leonean 😭😭😭😭
It was on a Wednesday morning - yes - on April 29, 1992 when residents in the capital Freetown were treated to, for the first time, a sample of the sounds from the war front in the east of the country where soldiers were battling forces of the Revolutionary United Front led by one former army corporal - Foday Sankoh. Before then, all that residents of the capital knew about the war that was raging in the country claiming lives, livelihoods and security of the Sierra Leonean were despatches heard on international radio and other media outlets about advances and/or reverses made by government soldiers sent to the front by their APC overlords. The overlords in the meantime refused to pay heed to the injustices meted out to a cowed population. They continued giving deaf ears to the loud and silent cries of the population as the looting of state and other resources went on an even higher level. Democratic means to have a change of government, the main item on the menu of frustrated and angry Sierra Leoneans fe ...
Rapid response team has arrived and the chaos is easing, but medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to control a local Ebola outbreak.
Private Danielle Pattinson, of 35 Squadron 5 Armoured Medical Regiment, has recently returned from Sierra Leone where she has been training Sierra Leonean healthcare workers and volunteer hygienists in the fight against Ebola. The Army medic from Barrow-in-Furness was one of more than 40 personnel who successfully completed their task at the Ebola Training Academy, which they established at the National Stadium in Freetown. Their task was to train people in the use of protective personal equipment (PPE), which would protect them from coming into bodily contact with Ebola sufferers, allowing them to administer care to the sick and dying with minimal risk to themselves. Danielle said: “I’m so glad to be home for Christmas. We weren’t sure how long we were going to be out there for until the last minute. They did say we could be anything between two and six months, so a lot of us had prepared to be out there for Christmas, so it was a nice surprise to be told that we were coming back.” The training r ...
Good Governance is universal: From DipNote Blog- According to the African Union, Africa loses more than $148 billion to corruption every year. These costs are not only measured in terms of squandered or stolen government resources, but in the lack of public funding for critical needs. Appropriately enough, the conversation I recently had with an intrepid African good governance activist underscored the meaning of International Anti-Corruption Day by reminding me of the extent to which corruption can destroy the trust that people should have in their government and shake a society to its core. She also reminded me how critical it is for the United States to continue building genuinely collaborative partnerships and innovative programs for both preventing and fighting corruption in Africa. The 12-year veteran activist, Marcela Samba-Sesay, is the outspoken program director of a Sierra Leonean non-governmental organization (NGO) called Campaign for Good Governance (CGG). CGG is implementing a U.S. Departme . ...
Are you sure that we have nothing to celebrate in Sierra Leone? I think we have a lot to celebrate!!! Merry Christmas to every Sierra Leonean home and away!!!
Let me at the outset warmly welcome the entire Nigerian Medical Task Force that has just arrived in all of our 18 local dialects, to complement the good works being undertaken by a host of other multinationals already on the ground, including of course their Sierra Leonean counterparts. God bless yo…
Minimum wage raised in Sierra Leone The Government of Sierra Leone has raised the monthly minimum wage for workers to SLL 500, 000 (roughly $115). This is a 2280% increase from what it used to be. The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Mathew Timbo said that the new minimum wage for all employees will go into effect on January 1 2015. Before this change the minimum wage was 21, 000 ($5.75) per month. This rate was set 15 years ago when The Minimum Wage Act was gazetted in parliament in March 1997 under the Presidency of the late Ahmed Tejan Kabbah. This should increase the per day earnings for the employed Sierra Leonean from less than a dollar a day to about $3.3 a much needed improvement if government can enforce violators. Sierra Leone and Nigeria will have same minimum wage per month once this goes into effect while Ghana lags behind. The Minimum Wage in Nigeria is 18,000 Naira ($115) Ghana GHS 6.00 per day x 30 days is GHC 180 ($56). Guinea’s set minimum wage of 440,000 GNF ($63.36) only appl ...
"Ebola has exposed the inadequacies of our medical system. "Sierra Leonean medical student, Sara
2 more Sierra Leonean doctors die of Ebola - Fort Worth Star Telegram
Sierra Leone Student’s Community Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. 28th. November, 2014. The President, State House Building, Tower Hill, Freetown. Dear Mr. President, OPEN LETTER TO H.E THE PRESIDENT We are writing in relations to current Sierra Leonean student Affairs in The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, we would like to give a short account on how we were able to secure this scholarship, when and what has being going on with us in Venezuela. Following the months of February and March of 2010, an international student scholarship was advertised in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, were in all current students in Venezuela had to apply with WASSCE results and other equivalents. An interview was conducted by members of the Ministry of education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and officials from the Venezuelan Government at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Freetown. Twenty-six successful students were successfully chosen for various university studies including medicine (16 students), Informat ...
Another Sierra Leonean doctor is confirmed to have contracted the Ebola Virus.Dr. Songu M'briwa is the 9th Sierra Leonean medic to test positive of the virus and was working at the Hastings Treatment Center.God grant him a speedy recovery.Ameen/Amen
National News:KKY Movement Height Of Arrogant:After carefully observing Dr.Kandeh Yumkella political ambition since three month ago ,I'm beyond not convince that this UN achievement brand leader has fail in delivering Sierra Leone & the Sierra Leoneans from their dark days .we can't continue to do things the same way and expect to get different result.Unconfirmed source is floating around ,that he is ready to turn his KKY Movement into a register political party.Because SLPP members has given their endorsement to Former Head Of State ,Rdt.Brig Julius Bio.The candidacy of Maada Bio head the list for president of Sierra Leone. For the record 60 % of Slpp supporters made this endorsement in the interest of the party & Sierra Leone.President Ernest Koroma ,has failed Sierra Leonean miserably and if anyone could do something different is Maada Bio presidency .
PRESS RELEASE The junior Doctors Association of Sierra Leone ( JUDASIL) wishes to bring to the notice of the general public that the number of health care workers getting infected and dying of Ebola Virus infection has become very alarming. To date a total of nine(9) Sierra Leonean doctors have been infected with the Ebola Virus (EV), seven(7) of whom have died without receiving prompt, concise and optimum care. While they render their services to the public, health care workers are uncertain of adequate care if peradventure they get infected. If this situation is not urgently addressed, more doctors will die and the hospitals will go vacant with no doctors to treat both Ebola and non ebola patients. We hereby appeal to the authourities and stakeholders concerned ( GOSL, MOHS, international community) to expedite the processes involved in developing a rapid response and to ensure that all possible means to increase the rate of survival of infected doctors are exhausted. LONG LIVE THE MEDICAL PROFESSIO ...
Sad to report that a Sierra Leonean from our connexion in Cole Town has died from . . . . .
The Outbreak Of this deadly virus(EBOLA) is threating the life of many Sierra Leonean.
"This job lets me help my Sierra Leonean sisters and brothers and it also gives me an income..."
9th Sierra Leonean doctor test positive for Ebola. Someone I know very well. God will see you through Dr. "K-song"
Martin Salia died a hero. A Sierra Leonean surgeon who put his life on the line to save Sierra Leoneans afflicted by
This is coming after a Sierra Leonean doctor died from Ebola after he was tested and certified negative in a Chinese lab in Sierra Leone.
Surprisingly number of female Chinese soliders in pic acc this article about Beijing-built ebola centre in Liberia
Chinese-built Ebola clinic with digital record-keeping and air conditioning opens in Liberia:
[DAILYMAIL] 9th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola
am a proud Sierra Leonean and anti alcoholic.
Sierra Leonean doctors to start clinical trial using blood of Ebola survivors | World news | The Guardian
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My dad is practically inviting every Sierra Leonean to my house. All i know is they better clean up after themselves. 😔
9th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola - Marietta Times
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KSBY: 9th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola
Do not tell the man who is carrying you that he stinks. ~Sierra Leonean Proverb
9th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola - Charlotte Observer
A former rebel faces the Sierra Leonean farmer he maimed
9th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected with Ebola: An official says a ninth Sierra Leonean doctor has been infecte...
What is your favorite Sierra Leonean project being run by Sierra Leoneans? Share!
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Scrabble Champions Tournament...I enjoyed 5 days of Scrabble at the MSI SCT tournament which is probably the best Scrabble tournament in the world. Played 38 games and won 19 of my games and lost 19. To go into a world tournament for the first time and the first Sierra Leonean to have represented Sierra Leone at this level, and I managed to win 50% of my games against top players in the world is encouraging for me as I know I will only improve in subsequent competitions. Apart from the Scrabble I met with lovely people from all background who have become friends and good people to me. I thank everyone who have been following my progress in this competition ...
"We are West Africans,not a virus." - Sierra Leonean player, John Kamara's message to the world on behalf of Liberia, …
Sierra Leonean footballer John Kamara has a message for the world:. "We are West Africans. We are not a virus." …
A Cuban doctor treating Ebola patients in West Africa is to be flown to Geneva after testing positive for the disease. The diagnosis comes after a seventh Sierra Leonean doctor died of the virus.
FREETOWN - A Sierra Leonean doctor died of Ebola on Tuesday, a medical source said, bringing to seven the number of doctors killed by the virus savaging the nation's healthcare system.
WILL ALL Sierra Leoneans PLEASE STAND UP! One of our greatest abilities as Sierra Leoneans is our knack to lament and vent our frustrations about our social issues to each other. Unfortunately, lamenting to each other will not change things for our people and our country; it only serves to give us superficial comfort. At this point in time, life cannot go on as usual for any Sierra Leonean, regardless of where we live, until our people and country are safe from Ebola. We are not going to make changes for the better in this crisis by lamenting to one another; we have to take some very serious actions and make concerted efforts collectively and individually to voice our concerns to the powers that be. There are many players who are making critical decisions that are impacting our people and country, we need to reach out to them in droves and let them hear our voices and concerns. Sierra Leoneans who are in the Diaspora, especially in Europe and America, can see how citizens of these nations use every opport ...
DEVELOPMENT: English Premier League side West Ham United Carlton Cole is to step up campaign in order to raise funds for ebola victims in Sierra Leone. The mother of Carlton Cole Selina who is a Sierra Leonean is backing his son to push this development. Carlton Cole will work with colleagues and other premier league players to raise these funds. We wish them well in their endeavour.
An Ebola treatment center, built by the British army and Sierra Leonean construction workers, opened outside the capital Freetown this week. The center in Kerry Town includes an 80-bed facility to be managed by Save the Children and a 12-bed unit for infected health care workers to be staffed by British army medics. The construction of the treatment facility was funded by the British Department for International Development (DFID) and designed and overseen by British Army Royal Engineers. The site also hosts an Ebola testing laboratory run by British scientists to diagnose the disease which began operating last week and has doubled the country's diagnostic capacity. It's the first of six centers to be built by Britain in a bid to contain, control and defeat Ebola in Sierra Leone.
The shame of rumors and conspiracy theories as we fight Ebola in Sierra Leone Whats on my mind? I am just baffled, shocked beyond belief, and totally amazed by the rumors circulating in some circles in Sierra Leone that “I, Austin Demby brought Ebola to Sierra Leone” and that I set up an Ebola lab in Kenema in 2008 that has resulted in the outbreak. If the Ebola outbreak hadn’t involved one of the biggest calamities that have befallen our beloved nation, I would have laughed this off as another Sierra Leonean silliness of conspiracy theorists but this is a serious matter. Professionally, I have spent my whole life fighting diseases all over the world. It is a very cruel thought for anyone to insinuate that I could even remotely be involved with anything as sinister as bringing Ebola to my home country. I have tried to avoid reacting to this as I felt it just fed the conspiracy theorists. People are very eager to explain things that they do not understand therefore it is important that we are all min ...
I spent the whole day in Port Loko yesterday with UNMEER Sierra Leone Chief who invited me to accompany him on his maiden trip to the Provinces. Mr. Amadu Kamara, of dual nationality (American & Sierra Leonean), is for now, the most senior United Nations official based in Sierra Leone. I find him to be a humble man, intelligent and very determined to end Ebola in Sierra Leone. Three photos shows me with him and Country Rep. for WFP, Gon Myers out in the field in Feredugu. Then there is me and him with CEO of NERC, Defense Minister Palor Conteh, last evening on returning to Freetown and 3rd photo is me and a long-time medical colleague of mine, Dr. Kandeh Bureh III of the WHO now assigned to Port Loko. Meanwhile, as Bombali today overtakes Kailahun in number of Ebola cases, I have the hope that our God will soon take control. By the grace of God, this our national nightmare will soon be over. Amen. - National Cumulative Confirmed cases = 3,843 Bombali = 555 (highest in provinces) Kailahun = 551, Port Lok . ...
John Bonoh Sisay (born 3 July 1969 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) is the Chief Executive Officer[1] of Sierra Rutile Limited, an AIM listed company based in Sierra Leone, operating one of the largest natural rutile deposits in the world.[2] Sierra-Leonean born Sisay joined Sierra Rutile Limited in 2001 as part of the team formed to re- establish mining operations after Sierra Leone’s 10 year civil war, during which the mine suffered extensive war damage. He was appointed CEO in 2009[3] and has been instrumental in the turnaround of the company. In 2012, Sierra Rutile became the first Sierra Leonean company to win the International Company of the Year Award at the London Stock Exchange AIM Awards.[4] Sisay regularly acts as a consultant to the Government of Sierra Leone[5] and is president of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Mines, a post he has held twice. In 2013 he was short-listed for Grant Thornton’s Emerging Markets CEO of the Year[6] and in 2012 he was named one of the world’s most innovative leaders f ...
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In this video - "Ebola 4 Go", Sierra Leonean artists Jimmy-B, Wahid, Camouflage, Cee Jay etc. join the fight against Ebola. Jimmy describes the outbreak as "the biggest calamity that has befallen Sierra Leone after the war." And he adds: "we need to come together and fight together." Please help us spread the message by sharing this video. [ Very emotional video. Thanks guys.] (Orman We DON TIRE)
Olympic gold medalist Jeneba Tarmoh speaks out against 'ignorance' over Ebola. "I Am a Sierra Leonean, not a Virus". The headlines and photos are enough to scare anyone. "The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily," one newspaper reported on Tuesday. "Forty-nine new cases were confirmed on Monday." Here in America, the fear has spread from the disease itself to the nations plagued by the disease. A Texas college rejected two student applicants because they were from Nigeria even though that nation has successfully contained the disease. For people who have roots in affected African countries, it's beyond hurtful. It's personal. Olympic gold medalist Jeneba Tarmoh is one of those people. Tarmoh became famous in 2012 when she tied Allyson Felix in the 100 meters at U.S. Olympic qualifying but opted not to compete in the runoff. She is known for that split-second and that decision, but her own identity is so tied to the nation of Sierra Leone t ...
.the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area has the most Sierra Leonean expats than any other region in the world MORE than the UK.
"I am a Sierra Leonean. Not a virus." Hear from the blogger who started the "Beauty for Country" social media campaign in response to the outbreak.
Young Professionals donate to 46 discharged Ebola Survivors Young Professionals, a WhatApp Group of motivated young Sierra Leoneans from all works of life, in and out of the country, on Monday, 6th October donated assorted provisions and other food items, sanitary pads and condoms worth over Le16 million to 46 ebola survivors discharged from the Hastings Treatment center at Police Training School. His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma attended the ceremony. The center, managed by Sierra Leonean health professionals, started operation on 19th September 2014 with 175 admitted patients. As at yesterday there were 114 patients. The donation of the items was made possible by the voluntary contributions of members of the group. About Le 15 million was collected from the 51 member group. It is expected that similar donations will be made next week at Jui and in Port Loko. The group administrator, Lawyer Suliaman Kabba Koroma, explained that the decision of the members to come together to support the dischar ...
DO IT FOR Sierra Leone, NOT FOR THE GOVERNMENT By: Milton Margai Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad have been proactive in the fight against Ebola. Individuals and groups have been involved in volunteering; fundraising, donations, shipping much needed medical products etc. Nevertheless, the culture of mistrust that permeates the Sierra Leonean society has prevented a lot more people coming on board. CULTURE OF MISTRUST The reason most people give for not contributing to funds is because they are not sure whether their hard earned cash that they donate will be utilised for the right purpose. Fair enough. Some have got their own experiences; however, there are still honest people out there with their integrities intact. Fundraising is not my forte. However, when I was approached by Khadi Mansaray to help her and the team to raise funds for the Sierra Leone Emergency Ebola Fund (SLEEF), I obliged. I was reluctant at first because I am aware of the perception in the Sierra Leonean community when it comes to r ...
CELEBRATING IRN By Mohamed Faray Kargbo Di Independent Radio Network Wae wi dae call IRN . U go na di East IRN dae U go na di West IRN dae There is hardly any Sierra Leonean that can't conveniently complete the above lyrics. The role of the network in past elections is as important as the elections themselves. I have no compunction if someone thinks I'm exaggerating. The indispensable role of IRN has once again been manifested, this time, in the war against a seemingly invincible yet invisible enemy-Ebola. An enemy that could only be defeated by an uncompromising resolve to use all our might to eliminate it. Let me hasten to observe that no better collaboration could have been done than the one with the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ). Although we were locked-down for 3 days, call it Os-to-Os Campaign if you like; the IRN opened up the space whilst simultaneously connecting us with the rest of the nation. I am convinced that the Network of Independent Radio Stations did a robust job by vora ...
BOMBSHELL What does the Sierra Leonean goverrnment knows about the EBOLA EPIDEMIC and why are they trying to conceal the facts, well its no secret now because the fact have started coming out. Sometime ago I did mentioned that the governments of all the affected countries are responsible for this outbreak and that monkies and bats are not the carriers as people have been eating them from God only knows when and it is because of the toxic waste that they allowed the industrial nation to be dumping in their water and been fed on by the sea lives that are in turn gracing the tables of their populace, I wasn't far from the fact but little did I know that it was from a laboratory in Kenema where a biological weapon was been developed and patients were been used as guinea pigs but things got out of control and the government hastily closed it down, it is not surprising that anyone who became affected is shipped out to Kenema as it is where it all started. Indeed the Pa don wok.
Open letter to President Ernest Koroma: The Ebola response in Sierra Leone By: SEM Contributor on September 5, 2014. National response and control of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) 2014 From: Mohamed C. Bah Date: 8/30/2014 Dear Mr. President, This letter is in reference to the mid May, 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. As you are aware, I have, including, millions of citizens around the world solemnly pledged our unconditional support to your government’s effort in fighting this deadly Ebola Virus. Many citizens have offered prayers, while others have contributed financially, donated resources and worked tirelessly to mitigate the intolerable loss of lives of more than 422 victims as of August 30, 2014 – to this nefarious disease. We are, nonetheless, grateful to you and everyone in your administration who is relentlessly “soldering” on to such unprecedented challenges our nation has ever seen. As reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) recently, the aggregate case load of the Ebola Viru ...
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Grp of mostly Sierra Leonean &Liberians standing in front of CDC as held meeting inside. Note signs
Our dear friend Dr. Buck gave her life to treat Ebola in Sierra Leone.
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- "People now aware of what to do and what not to do": President Koroma speaks to
- "We're looking at getting the country back to normalcy by December", says President Koroma.
President Koroma: "We should be able to have contained not completely eliminated Dec."
Sierra Leone Government Says: WHO Too Slow to Help Doc With Ebola By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY Associated Press Sep 15, 2014, 6:04 PM The Associated Press FREETOWN, Sierra LeoneSierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being "sluggish" in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be sent out of the country for medical care. Dr. Olivet Buck died Saturday, hours after the U.N. health agency said it could not help evacuate her to Germany. Buck is the fourth Sierra Leonean doctor to die in an outbreak that has also touched Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal. The West African outbreak has been blamed for more than 2,400 deaths, and experts say it is out of control. The U.S. has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council for this week to discuss the crisis. At a heated news conference Monday, a Sierra Leonean government official read a statement saying that the Buck is the second doctor from that country to die because negotiations on evac ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus. Kenya was vulnerable because it was a major transport hub, with many flights from West Africa, a WHO official said. This is the most serious warning to date by the WHO that Ebola could spread to East Africa. The number of people killed by Ebola in West Africa has risen to 1,069, the WHO said in its latest update . Fifty-six deaths and 128 new cases were reported in the region in the two days to 11 August, it added. Canada said it would donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help fight the outbreak. Airport health checks In Sierra Leone, a doctor who treated patients infected with Ebola has died, reports the BBC's Umaru Fofana from the capital, Freetown. Women have been holding daily prayers in Liberia for people affected by Ebola Dr Modupeh Cole is the second Sierra Leonean doctor to die of the disease. In Nigeria, Africa's most populous state, a third Ebola-rel ...
USELESS LEADERS! Watching the news clip of the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu speaking at an interactive meeting between the Nigerian government and diplomats on measures to contain the outbreak of one of the world's most lethal infectious diseases, I was frustrated and incensed. As the Minister spoke of the processes that the government had adopted in order to contain Ebola; including, intense training and public awareness of the disease and screening of outbound passengers at the ports, he also announced that the Nigerian government had no intention of closing its borders. The Minister stated that there was no plan for the government to, at this time, take such a measure but would not hesitate to do so when and if the need arose. In his words (I quote), “If we did close (the borders), what we have only done is to alienate the people to go underground… And if they go underground, it means that people are not on our radar… And if they are not on our radar, we are not screening them. ...
Fellow Sierra Leonean, Ebola is real. Its rippling effect is looming all over looking out for victims it would send to their early graves. Be warned!!
WHY ARE THE UNITED STATES VICTIMS OF EBOLA STILL ALIVE BUT NOT THE AFRICAN VICTIMS Why are the United States victims of Ebola still alive but not the African victims?I have a few concerns about this Ebola epidemic that has put West Africa under the spotlight for the wrong reason. The first case in this barrage of Ebola attacks was reported to have occurred in Guinea and quickly spread to neighbouring countries (Sierra Leone and Liberia). Like a wild brushfire, Ebola reportedly spread to other areas like Nigeria where the victim died and caused a scare in the country and the world because of Nigeria population Since then, Ebola as a health disaster has become synonymous with West Africa, ringing alarm bells in far-away countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States. The health authorities in the UK are confident that their system can counteract Ebola. So does the United States too, even when a suspected case was reported from the Sinai hospital in New York only to be quickly declared as managea ...
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This video presents one of the issues discussed yesterday by Sierra Leonean Diasporas during the Diaspora Ebola...
Ebola or not... Still love mi Sierra Leonean swtThey got that backyard in abundance :)
August 9 2014 sees the biggest ever attendance of Sierra Leonean in the Sierra Leone Central Union outing...
"A second Sierra Leonean doctor, Dr. Modupe Cole, has contracted the deadly Ebola Virus -" the name sounds Nigerian
Please join the Liberian, Sierra Leonean, and Guinean communities on Staten Island today for an emergency meeting...
A Sierra Leonean chemist said: "The primary focus was indeed testing methodology and data collection instead of...
I'm more in touch with my Nigerian side than my Sierra Leonean side
Sierra Leonean officials say institutional rivalries among Metabiota, the CDC, Tulane, and the World Health...
The value of peace is never known until the peace is disturbed. ~Sierra Leonean Proverb
The best legacy you can leave behind his your words.So I'm engraving her in Sierra Leonean precious stones(literally and metaphorically)
"A Sierra Leonean perspective and report from the ground on the Ebola outbreak"
Sierra Leonean doctors and nurses who are working on the front lines are working in a particularly high-risk environment.
Of health workers indigenous to the places where the outbreaks of the disease has been. The 40 or so Sierra Leonean nurses that have died
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this lady at my job said to me " oh you're Sierra Leonean? you know I watched Blood Diamond recently!" ***
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Well am I Sierra Leonean so this applies. :)
And you actually believe your Sierra Leonean colleague. That's one viewpoint Wendy
Please go out and attend this event to network with other Sierra Leonean professionals. More importantly, your...
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Up to get ready for this Sierra Leonean wedding but mark my words, the ceremony wnt get going til like 7PM. African time …
Days after Sierra Leonean cyclist Moses Sesay(above) fell ill and was isolated for four days in the UK after fears he may have had Ebola, he and his team mates don't want to return to their country because of the fear of contacting Ebola when theContinue
A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has canceled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the Ebola outbreak.Col. Ali Aden Houmed told The Associated Press late Thursday that the Union decided to halt the deployment of a new battalion in...
This prayer is from a Sierra Leonean who got the inspiration to pray for salone over this deadly ebola disease. Forward to all your contacts fast to pray this prayer. This prayer targets 100 people to stand on the gap for salone. When you pray,pray like you mean it: Our Father God in Heaven,we thank you for salone as a nation. We pray for mercy over every Sierra Leonean and the nation Sierra Leone. Lord we depend on you as a nation. We know our Leaders and Forerunners placed their confidence and assurances in evil powers and themselves. Human sacrifices,power struggles in governance and office places,sins of our Ancestors,immoralities,hatred and deceit have made you turn your face against us. But we cry unto you for mercy. Lord we ask this moment that you wipe of this deadly disease in our Land and give us the victory in Christ Jesus. Amen. Please forward to all. It targets 100 and more Sierra Leoneans to pray. U are blessed as you help save salone.
MAADA BIO EXPRESSES SADNESS OVER DEATHS OF DR. KHAN AND OTHER HEALTH WORKERS; PLANS TO RETURN HOME IN THE NEXT COMING DAYS TO HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA PRESS RELEASE London: 31st July 2014 On the 29th July 2014, like many Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad, I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of Dr. Sheikh Umarr Khan following his brief illness from the Ebola Virus Disease. As the leading Sierra Leonean virologist in the campaign against the dreadful disease, his sudden demise is not only a great loss to the nation, replacing him is going to be the most formidable national challenge; indeed how many of his ilk are willing to demonstrate the professionalism and muster the courage, compassion, dedication and sacrifice that so many had come to respect and associate with Dr. Khan in the face of the deadly epidemic? Despite all the attendant risks involved, Dr. Sheikh Umarr Khan never once wavered. He was a truly remarkable man and a great patriot. As we mourn and remember the great service he ...
BREAKING NEWS: Can u imagine, the international community thinks every Sierra Leonean carry the Ebola Virus. That is why Sychelles cannot allow our darling Leone Stars to enter their country because they are afraid of ours boys may be carry the virus... OH ALLAH REDEEM US FROM THIS DISGRACEFUL AND TERRIBLE CALAMITY...
The late 39-year old doctor Khan had expressed fears for his life despite wearing protective gear when treating patients. Sheik Umar Khan, the Sierra Leonean doctor hailed as a “national hero” for treating more than one hundred Ebola patients, died today… [ 357 more words. ]
Sheik Umar Khan,the Sierra Leonean doctor leading the fight against the Ebola outbreak has died from the virus.
Sierra Leone mourns, friends. Our General in the battle against the hemorrhagic fever called Ebola is down by a sting of the same. Dr. Umaru Khan gave his all in this battle. He was in the fore front; and even when struck down by Ebola's bullet he refuse to retreat but fought till the second of his transition to the great beyond-- Dr. Khan was a patriotic and rare breed of the Sierra Leonean species. He is our hero. He lives! No compensation, no tribute, no accolade and indeed no word of those of of us who are still in the battle field can replace this man of valour, neither are we competent enough to comfort the families of Dr Khan and all our fallen nurses . . . compatriots, their actions speak volume! We salute you, Dr. Khan. And all our nurses and other Sierra Leoneans who have fallen to the hemorrhagic fever; your selflessness and sacrifice will no be in vain. Long live Dr. Khan Long live Mama Salone. Dr. Khan
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Greetings Friends and Family, please support our initiative to contribute to the efforts at stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone. As of July 24th 2014, there have been 219 reported deaths and 454 known cases (WHO). There is no known cure for the virus but through education and donations we can help stop its spread. I have posted a fact sheet below to help inform you about the virus. Where your help becomes vital is in the spread of this information (1) to help dispel misinformation that is costing lives back home and (2) to beat the virus at its game--by "liking" and sharing this page, you can take the facts about how to protect against Ebola viral, increasing access to life saving information to those who normally wouldn't be able to access it. Also see the link about donating towards this cause through Doctors Without Borders--A fellow Sierra Leonean (full disclosure, she's also my sister) Dr. Mafudia Suaray has started a campaign through Doctors Without Borders to raise $10,000 ...
Today, July 27th, 2014, we are just coming from visiting a bereaved Sierra Leonean family in our community, my dear wife Bondu Sidibay, myself, and our daughter Mariama for the 7 day prayer services of the deceased, may her soul rest in perfect peace.Today also happens to be the last day of Ramadan, to be able to have a community gathering of such in this holy month of Ramadan it's a blessing, even though it is a tragedy of a family in the community we never wished for, yet we are all able to meet and share cordialities, we thank God for that. We started the event an hour or two before Iftar wherein many people in the community recited verses from the holy Quran and did Mahgreeb and Iftar afterwards. The Imams in our community said the new crescent had been sighted and authorized the end of Ramadan. Thank God we did it all in good faith. May Allah answer the prayers of all those that were able to fast this year and to enable others to do it next year. InshAllah Sister Bintu Ibrahim, who lost her mom in fr ...
It is happening now in Monrovia/Liberia.World Refugee Day Celebration, with the remaining Sierra Leonean group that are still awaiting their programmes to be concluded. Below are sections from the group and Sierra Leone Information Attaché from the Sierra Leone Emb...
Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor leading anti-Ebola efforts in Sierra Leone—one of three Western African countries that have been hit by an outbreak—has contracted the virus himself, Reuters reports: Khan, a Sierra Leonean virologist credited with treating more than 100 Ebola victims, has been transferre…
President John Mahama on Friday held discussions with his Sierra Leonean counterpart, President Ernest Bai Koroma...
VISION-SALONE : rebuilding mindsets . . . B.O.O-SL and its VS presence have been backstage in passionate and rather mind-boggling observance of the Ebola pandemic in Kailahun District, Eastern Sierra Leone. And two nights ago, our President H.E Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma declared a war on Ebola; and it time to bodaciously take a cue from the First Gentleman of Sierra Leone. Ebola is real! and it's a challenge we as a people are currently faced with and we must take on this challenge seriously. I know the stuff the average Sierra Leonean is made of. It's one of courage, perseverance, solidarity in struggle, unity and bold compassion for compatriot and country. We were besoughted with a Civil Struggle for more than a decade, and we triumphed. Cholera showed its ugly face in the land that we love, and together we kicked it out and relieved our territorial integrity. And now Ebola? Well I know this epidemic is real and I know several of my Compatriots have fallen from its sting; I mourn and extend my condolences t ...
Our primary goal is to help underprivileged Sierra Leonean and African youths succeed in their dreams through education and advocacy. It is a dream we believe can only be achieved through collective and demonstrative responsibilities of key players espeially parents, institutions and the youths them…
The Way Winner of Opun Yu Yi Human Rights Film Festival award, 2013. Made by street Youth in Freetown, Sierra Leone, The Way is a short drama based on their lives. Working with street youth is never easy- imprisonment, beatings and lost clothes played havoc with continuity but the film got made and established Sierra Leonean actor-Desmond Finney- made a guest appearance. Since the film was made the group has formed the Way Street film group and has an ever growing membership. Directed by Alimamy Kamara, camera Sinneh Sesay and starring Tone Die, Bullet and J.J.
Sierra Leone's very own Bernadette George ready to serve in her restaurant. If you live in England you have to visit her restaurant and enjoy some hearty Sierra Leonean and continental dishes.
So the question which everyone keeps asking is: who is Fatima Jabbe-Bio? Fatima Jabbe was born to a Sierra Leonean mother, Tidankay Jabbie who hails from Kono district and a Gambian father, Umar Jabbe who lived in Kono for many years as a business man and in those days owned properties in Kono. Fatima Jabbe-Bio then grew up in Kono where she attended the Ansarul Islamic School and later attended the St Joseph Convent Secondary School in Freetown. As a matter of fact through her maternal lineage, her late grandfather Alhaji Marabou Jabbie hailed from Kono whilst her late grandmother, Isata Nabay hailed from Segbwema. But it is not all about her deep rooted connection in Sierra Leone, as a little girl growing up, born to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Gambian father who both lived as an admirable family in Kono is as much revealing as Fatima’s academic and professional career life. As a very promising and determined young woman, Fatima Jabbe-Bio holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Performing Ar ...
"Bad Girl" by Sierra Leonean born crooner Abizzy, featuring Kelly Hansome has been a hit since it was released in August of last year. It even ganered recogn...
You should know by now, fine British actor and Disc Jockey of Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean heritage, Idris Elba, came to town days ago for a movie project.
In attendance yesterday 31st May 2014 at the Harford Secondary School Ex Girls Association Dinner at St Marys Hall in Camberwell South London was the Sierra Leonean High Commissioner to the UK Mr Edward Turay. When asked to speak HC Turay explained his links to the Harford Girls School and donated one of his books to the school library so that it will be read by the students. Then HC Turay brought up the issue of the former High Commission building at Portland Place and the efforts that are already underway to try and recover that building on behalf of the Sierra Leonean government and people. The building according to HC Turay was sold for a paltry £80,000. And it is a known fact that one of the operatives working at the High Commission in the 1990s sold this building. Now very serious efforts are ongoing to get back this building and a ruling has been made in favour of the Sierra Leonean government. There is only one catch- the building is now worth a staggering £48 million pounds- and that is 600 tim ...
Fighting EVD in Sierra Leone; Is SEA The Ebola Virus? It is very obvious that the issue of the Ebola Virus has been a constant topic of discussion since the outbreak started in neighbouring Guinea. The Ebola Virus by all indications is a dreadful disease that has the propensity of claiming several lives within the shortest possible time and the dreadful aftermath of any contact of this disease to a significant extent is not an envisaged reality of any well meaning Sierra Leonean. Quite recently, it has now been confirmed that this contagious disease is now within the precinct of the Eastern Provincial district of Kailahun. However, what is appalling is the fact that discussions on this deadly outbreak especially on social media have been trivialized and politicized by some rabble-rousing unpatriotic Sierra Leoneans of which I have the firm belief that is a smear crackdown on the national efforts in salvaging the outbreak. It is crystal clear that this is a national concern and as a nation we should all cl ...
SHORT PROFILE OF CURTIS DAVIES Full name: Curtis Eugene Davis Date of Birth: 15th march 1985(29yrs) Height: 6ft 2in (1.88m) Position: Defend (central) Current club: Hull city Number: 6 CAREER YOUTH CAREER 2000-2001 Wimbledon 2001-2003 Luton town SENIOR CAREER 2003-2005 Luton town 2005-2007 Westbromich 2007-2010 Aston villa 2010-2011 Leicester city 2011-2013 Birmingham city 2013-Present Hull city NATIONAL TEAM 2006-2007 England U-21 Curtis Eugene Davies was born in Leytonstone London,to an English mother a Sierra Leonean father.He started his career at wimbledon at the age of 15.A year later he wrote to every club in the local area including Arsenal,Crystal palace,Qpr,Tottenham e.t.c Colchester utd responded 2wks b4 any other club and a trial was offered,he was later released.Luton town were the next to offer him a trial.During the trial he scored 2gls in 3matches and was awarded a scholarship straight away.He made his first team debut in 2003. Davies was also named football league one player of the year. ...
Sierra Leone News: Presidential term debate: I woke up the other day to several Sierra Leonean newspapers headlining the presidential term debate. None, however, piqued my immediate attention as the May 5, 2014 Awareness Times piece headlined “After U Nar U …” To paraphrase the report, President Ernest Bai Koroma on May 1, 2014 was quite equivocal while addressing calls by some supporters of his All Peoples Congress (APC) that he consider another bid for the presidency at the expiration of his final second term in 2017. In a nutshell, the report revealed that the President was less than committal about seeking a third term or not, and that he would make a decision at the appropriate time. After reading the passionate viewpoints by proponents and opponents in the debate in other news outlets, I couldn’t help but feel upbeat about the rooting of free speech in the countryin spite of the isolated report of one government official threatening arrest for anyone with contrary view to extending the presi ...
I think I should be awarded an honorary degree by Havard, Stanford, Yale or somebody for real. The number of Unions that have been formed & the number of international babies born through my events over the past 25yrs could prob be half the size of Texas or Lagos. Do you know how much contribution that is to society? ( 20yrs+ is not 2yrs people) I have seen a Nigerian marry Jamaica, Sudanese marry Cameroonian, Sierra Leonean, marry Nigerian, Ghanaian marry Nigerian, Trinidadian marry South African, Malian marry Kenyan, American marry Liberian, Congolese marry a Guinean, Caribbean marry African, Black marry White etc.all through these international events I have done around the world, thus making international babies & bringing the world together. That's a lot of contribution to society) Now don't ask me how old I am. Happy Sunday
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MAADA BIO ENGAGES KONO DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION IN LONDON By: Yusuf Keketoma Sandi The former head of state of the Republic of Sierra Leone and 2012 Presidential Candidate of SLPP, Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio has held a familiarisation meeting with members of the Kono District Development Association (KDDA) in London on Saturday 10th May 2014. In his opening remarks, the Chairman of KDDA (London), Dr Kai Ngegba, welcomed Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio and said he was very impressed to see him associating with members of the Kono Community in London which demonstrates that he can cut across tribes. Dr. Kai Ngegba gave a brief description of the operations of KDDA which is about togetherness, helping one and other and ensuring that they promote the interest of Kono District. The Chairman emphasised that the organisation is not a political association which means their members belong to different political parties. He further mentioned that anytime a very important national politician is in London, thei ...
Watch the space @ Sierra Leone on my mind ahead of the consitution review plus President Ernest Bai Koroma secret third term agenda all gearing toward 2018.What at steak for Sierra Leoneans will Ernest Koroma maintain a PEACEFUL SIERRA LOENE? We will continue to watch the space as concerm Sierra Leoneans.
The administration and members of land that we love - SL are profoundly grateful to Olushola Gerald AlCole for his very generous donation of $100 dollars towards the Oxygen project...We hope more patriotic Sierra Leoneans will start to come forward and help us complete this very important life saving exercise...God bless Mr. Cole ." Mama" is exceedingly proud of ya!
Good evening fbook fans! Get ready for the biggest event going down in Charlotte Memorial Day Weekend! Sierra Leonean artist Jay Arr will be coming to the Queen City! This will be an event you will not want to miss!!
Okay our short and suspicious Sierra Leonean sister. Well done
Hashim williams and the rest of team MKM. Fellow Sierra Leoneans, hear my story about me and Mohammed Kamarainba Mansaray ( MKM) I am a young woman whom MKM took advantage of because of my situation in here in America, MKM suppose to be my Courson. When I was in need of help having problems with my uncle, he took me to his house told his wife I am his Courson, but when his wife Berth Chew is not around he always make love to me, promised me that he will married my because I have been chosen by his mom who is my aunty, he was just using me for sex to satisfy himself and he did not fulfill all the promises he made to me, when I was there his wife berth Chew told me everything about MKM, how he is just using her because of her money, she told me she tried to advice MKM to try and further his education by going to university but MKM refused to do so. I am saying all these because MKM said that he will make sure that I will be deported back to Sierra Leone and he will tell the immigration that I am 27 years, . ...
Fellow citizens please lone me Sierra Leone so I can change it in just five years. I will just be interested to rule for one term and resign as the world's poorest president. See what I will do. Reduce the number of paid advisers Reduce the size of my government. Adopt the most effective revenue collection system one can find in Africa Build stronger state institutions that serve the people dearly and cracked all strong men and women. Make our laws supreme and never twisted by any soul of Adam. Implement the most efficient energy systems that serve the whole nation. change the entire education system and ensure every high school students know basic Microsoft knowledge prior to leaving school. Universal health care for all. Equipped the army and the police force. Increase defense spending, more professional police force and equipment to fight crimes and lawlessness. Change our community oriented culture to a semi individualistic society where people depends less on their social capital and depend on profes ...
This is a post from a young dynamic young man. Please read it because it's brilliant and inspiring. What did you think fellow Sierra Leoneans. No more boku talk we need action. Thank you very much Michael Sesay for your wonderful thoughts.
You know as she came in with cnn swag, everybody was scared to talk. Our basic poor man mentality! Forget packaging. She is Sierra Leonean!!
I'm sure now that the most morbid fear of Govt officials is the prospect of being interviewed/grilled by dat Sierra Leonean woman, mainly, Isha S ! 😂 ! Just looove it.
Government of Sierra Leone Budget and Statement of Economic and Financial Policies for the Financial Year 2014 short) MR. SPEAKER, HONOURABLE MEMBERS I. INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members, I rise to move that the Bill entitled, “An Act to provide for the services for Sierra Leone for the Financial Year 2014” be read for the first time. 2. Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members, you will all recall that His Excellency, the President Dr. Ernest Koroma, made a commitment to improve the lots of youths and women of our beloved country, Sierra Leone. Government has therefore dedicated this budget to the youth, women and our workforce. Hence, the Theme: “Improving the Livelihood of Youth, Women and our Workforce.” 3. This budget is the first annual plan of the Agenda for Prosperity (2013-18) aimed at charting the road to our collective prosperity and to a Middle Income Country (MIC) Status. This budget offers new opportunities, it provides for a new economic model and a paradigm shift in our national ...
Over one Hundred and Fifty (150) Sierra Leonean in Accra Assemble today at Kotoka International Airport in Accra Ghana to Welcome the Hardworking Deputy Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Hon. Karamoh Kabba who is on a Five Days Official Visit in Accra, After welcomeing him at the Airport, Minister Karamoh Kabba also attend his First Meeting with Sierra Leonean in the Central region in Ghana. Minister Karamoh Kabba will also Receive Award from the Sierra Leonean Community in Ghana. Stay on Line for the official Video of today Event. Karamoh 4 you. Karamoh 4 me.
Maybe there will repeated news frm the bbc news cuz kao was jst interviewed wow am proud tobe a Sierra Leonean guyz god bless the king denero
Am proud to be a Sierra Leonean rilly cuz kao has rilly make me proud of being a Sierra Leonean,he was jst interview at the bbc world service of the last award he win in columbus wow god bless the king denero
Beyron Ahxner Botkyrka municipality assistant security coordinator presentation, during the Sierra Leonean Independent Day. During his presentation he talked about Problems & solutions + effort from the municipality, Nattvandring and colletive social responsiblity ...
Next week join us for the screening of this amazing film in the Driscoll Gallery on the DU campus - May 19th at 6pm - Pizza Provided! Through reviving their ancient practice of fambul tok (family talk), Sierra Leoneans are building sustainable peace at the grass-roots level – succeeding where the international community’s post-conflict efforts failed.
Sierra Leonean Para Table Tennis Grabs Silver & Bronze Medal in Jordan.Thanks to Mercury! Sierra Leone's para table tennis icon, George Wyndham, returned home with a silver & bronze medal from the Jordan Open/Continental Para table tennis competition from 11th to 16th April 2014. The athlete was fully sponsored by Mercury Int Charitable Foundation. According to the icon, " over two hundred competitors took part in both the singles and doubles. I clinched the silver medal in the singles category and bronze in the doubles. I am currently training for the September 2014 scheduled World para table tennis championship in Beijing China. I am confident I'll bring home more medals."
All these Dj play is Nigerian and Ghanaian music lol no Sierra Leonean, east Africa music lol
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