HAWA DAUDA SHOWS US HOW TO PLAY THE GAME

“No matter where you come from, we all share the same struggles as human beings, and my beginning was no different” – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Hawa Dauda is a sport journalist at the Mercury Radio. She is also an executive board member of the Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association, the founder of Slum…

November 17, 2021
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ADVENTURE TIME – THE NARNIANS TAKE OVER THE CITY OF FREETOWN

Nowadays, children especially those from sheltered homes or with family support are rarely allowed to explore unfamiliar spaces. They spend most of their childhood trapped behind a house or the school. It is perhaps one of the main reasons why we seek to have exploratory days outside of our school.  At Narnia, the psychological, physical…

November 16, 2021
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THE DIABETES STORY : NOT YOUR USUAL CALL TO ACTION PIECE

An “okada” (local name for commercial motor cycle) nearly hits a pedestrian again, and for the third time today, followed by a stream of invectives. The Friday afternoon traffic at the Kissy road was jammed as usual: vehicles, pedestrians and hawkers all squabbling for whatever little space they could find on the narrow Kissy road…

November 14, 2021
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BLACK PEOPLE ARE NOT RACIST

Racism in itself is a disgusting term, in fact whenever I hear the word, it reminds me of the many times I have faced this. As subtle as it could be, it still hurt very much by the mere thought of it. The truth is, no matter how we define racism, the fact remains that…

November 1, 2021
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ENLIGHTENMENT : A CONTEMPORARY NOVEL, WRITTEN BY BEATRICE FOFANA

It was dark; she knew because the birds had started  “chipping ”. It has been dark in her mind for a while now. She also knew that it was going to be a long night. The pillows were cold, just the way she likes them from a hot day outside. Truth is she has always…

October 22, 2021
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UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF HERITAGE IN DEVELOPMENT

Just recently I had the privilege of traveling with my friend Jonathan to explore his paternal roots in Greentown, a community located in Brunswick County, in the state of Virginia, USA. My purpose for the visit was to research, chronicle, and document Jonathan’s family’s ancestral roots and family heritage. I was also there to hear and film…

October 21, 2021
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CANCER MEETS FOOTBALL PLAYER

Cancer meets football player No age discrimination, when it comes to cancer. No age discrimination when it comes to who get cancer. The 24 yrs. old midfielder for Bournemouth and Wales, David Brooks has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer called  Hodgkin lymphoma (HL).  Evidence based research In West Africa mainly Ghana & Nigeria,…

October 20, 2021
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LEARN FROM ‘DOFA’ : ALL THE REASONS WHY OLD IS TRULY GOLD

In Sierra Leone a notable media personality took on a journey to advocate for and support the aged exactly a year ago. Doreen Barrie believes that ‘ Old is Gold’ and holds dear the scripture which states that  we should “Honor your father and mother” as this is the  first commandment that has a promise attached…

October 19, 2021
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YOU CAN’T MISS,REFRESHINGLY SURPRISING,INNOVATIONS FROM CRAFTY BEE FASHION WORLD

Creativity is the ability to develop new ideas and to discover new ways of looking at problems and opportunities. Innovation is the ability to apply creative solutions to those problems and opportunities in order to enhance people’s lives or to enrich society.   John Sawo-Koroma is the founder of CraftyBee Fashion World. The CraftyBee Fashion World…

October 18, 2021
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF FREETOWN- SUNSET; ANNUAL DINNER AND DANCE

The Rotary Club of Freetown-Sunset hosted its annual dinner and dance at the New Brookfield’s Hotel in Freetown, Sierra Leone on Saturday, 9th October, 2021. Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe,…

October 15, 2021
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