The Many Faces Of Corruption In Sierra Leone

As I write this, I silently mourn for Sierra Leone. I have never been a country where people in all walks of life actively fight against progress for all. This year has been heralded with the revealing of woeful state of the Public Accounts of various ministries and other government bodies who were audited by […]

Inauguration Pictures – Sierra Leone

Meeting With HE Ghanaian Vice President & Education Minister This happened on the eve of the inauguration. I was very impressed with both of them. Ayiko, Ghana! Inauguration Day Friday the 22nd was a holiday in Sierra Leone as the president HE Ernest Bai Koroma was formally sworn in as President of the Republic. I […]

Five Years On….How Are We Doing In Sierra Leone?

I’ve been all excited today since it’s been exactly “5ive” years today since we landed in Sierra Leone for good!. I remember how sultry the weather felt compared to the cold we had just left in England. There was dust everywhere and excitement in the air for us! We had 14 pieces of luggage with […]

Sierra Leone Election Nominations Pictures

There are 10 or so politcal parties, the past 5 days have been nominations and formal registration week. I was surprised to see the number for supporters that turned out  for both SLPP and APC especially. There are roughly 10 or so parties contending in these elections – : APC, SLPP, PDMC, PDP, UNPP, YPP, […]

$24 Extra At Lungi Airport Along With More Securtiy

Substance Detection Dogs Along With New Surveillance Technology So no more hiding place for “amateur smugglers”! I say “amateur” because the professionals certainly know how to evade all this new techie stuff. Nevertheless, better than nothing. A word of caution to those would be “dry fish” ehhh shall I say smugglers you may want to […]

Merry CHRISTmas Everyone!

Have a merry one and remember, JESUS CHRIST is the reason for the season! Right now Freetown is buzzing, there’s constant music even throughout the day and even the night! Day time is awash with weddings almost in every nook and cranny. I do love this season a lot!. The air is crisp with the […]