GOODBYE’S HURT THE MOST: A EULOGY TO OLADIPIPO WILFRED JOSEPHUS ROBBIN – COKER

Here’s the story of a hero without a cape, but with a black bulky worn out with love- leather purse firmly tucked underneath his arm. If you knew my Papa, you would often see him carrying this leather bag and depending on the time or season, there would be a variety of other parcels or…

August 18, 2022
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GAIAFARMS SHARES A PROFOUND TRADITIONAL TEA TRUTH ON WORLD MALARIA DAY 2022

How heart -wrenching it is to still see people dying of common illness such as the Malaria disease. Malaria disease even though it’s very common can be life-threatening. After the initial mosquito bite, it takes 7 to 30days for the symptoms of malaria fever to surface. This waiting time is called the incubation period. Malaria has…

April 27, 2022
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WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE LITTLE ADVENTURERS WITH BIG CAREER DREAMS

Who does a Career Day for children under 12 years? that’s the rhetorical question that Narnia Daycare &  Pre-school often receives since the initiative was launched in 2015. Interestingly some other interest groups find it to be some comic relief and graciously welcome the event as a much needed break from their daily routines. The…

March 15, 2022
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THE PURSUIT FOR LIFESTYLE CHOICES

The Root of Disease Your body says a lot about you, your reality and your personality.  What you call sickness  or disease, in traditional African medicine we call it an imbalance in your physical, psychological and spiritual being. Now there are more incidences of chronic diseases in all age groups including young people. Now my…

February 16, 2022
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2022 INTENTIONS FROM ME TO YOU! NOW LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

The Year 2021- was another 12 months of what we call the new normal, burdened with uncertainty, really high moments and for some people they hit their lowest ebbs. Anxiety brought us closer to self-regulating mechanisms that gives us a promise of hope and a future behind masks, sanitizers and oxygen tanks. Families are rekindling…

January 14, 2022
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TEAM TURTLE: A TALE OF FRIENDSHIP IN A RACE FOR GOOD

Budapest-Bamako is a charity rally, competition and crazy driving adventure from Budapest to Bamako. Budapest-Bamako is for those who’ve dreamed about the Dakar,  Africa, the Sahara and hitting the open dirt under extreme circumstances. B2 is a minimal assistance event, which means that if you’re in trouble you can only count on yourself and your…

November 29, 2021
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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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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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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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LET’S TALK ABOUT ‘THE PERFECT SATURDAY’ WITH GILLIAN MACAULAY

Stories make everything come to life! In most cultures, storytelling has brought families and people together for hundreds of years. It is one of the simplest forms of bridging gaps around socialization, improving emotional intelligence and raising a general awareness of what’s acceptable within societies. Storytelling is one of the most powerful tools in raising…

September 11, 2021
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