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Sierra Leoneans in the US prepare to celebrate Sierra Leone’s independence

7 April 2012 In just twenty days Sierra Leoneans across the USA will celebrate 51 years of independence of their motherland. Events will be co-ordinated by the Save Sierra Leone Foundation in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Embassy and the Sierra American Soccer Association (SASA). The weekend of Friday, April [Read More]

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Celebrating the life of Sierra Leone’s ingenious classical music composer – Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Abdul R Thomas – Editor – The Sierra Leone Telegraph 29 January 2012 Ten years ago, I discovered the music of Samuel – Coleridge Taylor, whilst driving on the M1 Motorway to London from Leeds, on a very quiet and wintry Sunday morning. It was not until the end of a [Read More]

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Bridging Sierra Leone’s skills gap: Participation of diasporans in the country’s development

Mohamed Kunowah Kiellow – The Netherlands 17 January 2012 It is a well-known and irrefutable fact that Mama Salone needs more intelligent and dedicated Sierra Leonean brains in order to develop. In most cases, however, many of these brains are contributing to the development of other countries. I can gather [Read More]