AFRICAN Region

The First Sierra Leonean Woman To Practise Law In Sierra Leone: The Story Of Frances Claudia Wright

The First Sierra Leonean Woman To Practise Law In Sierra Leone: The Story Of Frances Claudia Wright Frances Claudia Wright, OBE (5 March 1919 – 2 April 2010), was a prominent Sierra Leonean lawyer during the 20th century. Known as “West Africa’s Portia“, in 1941 Wright was the first Sierra Leonean woman to be called to the Bar in Great Britain and to practise law in Sierra Leone. Frances Claudia Wright was born in Freetown, British Sierra Leone, to Sierra Leone Creole parents, Claude and Eva Wright. Her father Claude and his brother Ernest Jenner were born in England to Sophie Slocombe, an English woman, and the Sierra

Sierra Leonean Entrepreneur Announces $5,000 For Winners Of Youth Robotics & Stem Competition

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Sierra Leonean Entrepreneur Announces $5,000 For Winners Of Youth Robotics & Stem Competition A young Sierra Leonean Entrepreneur, Abu Kamara has taken on his social media platform to announce giving out $5,000 in cash prizes, laptops and Robotics kits to the winners of our Youth Robotics & STEM Competition on Dec 10th, at the Radisson Blu in Freetown. He noted that the event will be free and Student innovators from 5 secondary schools will be participating, showcasing their innovative and creative skills, the building blocks for entrepreneurship “We’ll be giving out $5,000 in cash prizes, laptops and Robotics kits to

Wegdam Food Link B.V. And Wegdam Foundation In Partnership With We Yone Child Foundation Provide 28 Free Bicycles To Students To Address Long Distance Students Covered To Access Education Center

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Wegdam Food Link B.V. And Wegdam Foundation In Partnership With We Yone Child Foundation Provide 28 Free Bicycles To Students To Address Long Distance Students Covered To Access Education Center Wegdam Food Link B.V. and Wegdam Foundation in partnership with We Yone Child Foundation has provided 28 free bicycles for students in rural areas, address long distance students covered to access education center. The Heads of Schools and Child Protection Officer, Mr Amara Shengbe disclosed while speaking at the event, letting the beneficiaries and their parents know that is a libray project and that all the bicycles will be collected

24-Year-Old Young Sierra Leonean Inventor Built Prosthetic Limbs Locally Using Plastics And Rubbers For Amputees

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24 Year Old Young Sierra Leonean Built Prosthetic Limbs Locally Using Plastics And Rubbers For Amputees A young Sierra Leonean inventor, Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray a 24-year-old self-taught Sierra Leonean inventor, engineer, renewable energy expert, and a student of the Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Geology who invented the first ‘solar-powered’ car made in Sierra Leone has taken on his official social media platform showing epic photos of his recent work of creating Prosthetic Limbs Locally Using Plastics And Rubbers For Amputees stating that the solution to Africa’s problem may not come from Europe

From Dream To Result: 29-Year-Old Sierra Leonean Shares Epic Photos Of His Poultry Farm

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From Dream To Result: 29 Year Old Sierra Leonean Shares Epic Photos Of His Poultry Farm 29 year old young Sierra Leonean entrepreneur, Salim Abu Bakarr Fofanah shares stunning photos of his poultry farm located Between okra hill and Masiaka and calls on Sierra Leoneans to come buy. according to him, it started as a dream is now a reality “From just a dream to a result. Get your fresh poultry egg from FOFF POULTRY Source: Salone Messenger

Meet Aishatu Doudhal Jalloh, A Young Female Painter From Sierra Leone

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Meet Aishatu Doudhal Jalloh, A Young Female Painter From Sierra Leone 20-year-old Aishatu Doudhal Jalloh is a young painter and co-founder of the Bondumi art company working from Sierra Leone.  Aishatu is also the founder of the isa’sclothingline In a field largely dominated by men and disparaged by onlookers, Aishatu is determined to make a name for herself in her chosen field. At age 4, Aishatu Doudhal Jalloh started drawing, whenever she is at school or at home studying, she would always find time to draw and present it as a gift to her friends at school. she grew interest

Fatmata Kargbo: Climbing the hills of her own future in Sierra Leone.

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Written by Bilal Kamara and  Fatmata I. Sesay. With hopes of finding better jobs and better life, many Sierra Leoneans and other migrants from Sub-Sahara Africa were recruited or trafficked to the Gulf States of Oman, UAE and Kuwait.  However, many migrants faced exploitations, abuse and sexual harassment in the hands of their employers. Some who were able to escape their masters’ houses ended up being derelict on the streets in Oman and Kuwait.  Other migrants with expired visas, managed to gather themselves and crammed into ramshackle apartments chancing their fate as illegal migrants. Without a Sierra Leone embassy in

Popular Entertainment TV Presenter Hurai Bangurah Sets To Unveil New TV Show

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Popular Entertainment TV Presenter Hurai Bangura Sets To Unveil New TV Show Popular TV presenter and Head of the Entertainment Department at the AYV Media Empire Hurai Bangurah has taken on her Facebook page to disclosed the coming of new TV show titled Big Brunch , the show will be hosted by Hurai Bangurah and the original Double D at 11:00 GMT Mon – Friday’s as they bring you fun interviews, games and spectacular tasty brunch menus , showing exclusively on AYV Entertainment on DSTV Ch 399. On her Facebook account , she said New Show Alert 🚨   Are

Meet Hawa Dauda: A Sierra Leonean Sports Journalist

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Hawa Dauda is  a Sierra Leonean sports journalist working as Presenter at Mercury radio for popular programs Breakfast sports and women and sports. Hawa has over 7 years of experience working with Culture Radio, AYV newspaper and TV Freetown Television network Newswatch online TV Real newspaper. #salonemessenger #celebratingjournalists

Sierra Leonean Man Has Built The First Ever Homeopathic Hospital In Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leonean man Amb Sympsohn Yajoh has built the first ever homeopathic Hospital in Sierra Leone called Coherence Hospital based in New London, Kossoh Town. Sympsohn Yajoh is a Sierra Leone’s only Homeopathic Doctor in Sierra Leone, after his studies in the United Kingdom and USA, he returned to Sierra Leone to support his brothers and sisters, realizing that his community and country doesn’t have Homeopathic hospital in Sierra Leone, Sympsohn teamed up with his friend Bill Gray in the USA to build the first ever Homeopathic hospital in Sierra Leone. Homeopathy is a “treatment” based on the use of