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diaspora

It is no secret that the travel, tourism and hospitality industry has been decimated by the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Even though spared the worst of the pandemic, Sierra Leone has been no exception.  The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has been a nightmare for all and tremendously affected people’s livelihood, health, and social activities....
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VSL Sunset Boat Party
“We woke up very late because we ushered the new year awake and eventful. We rushed through breakfast and left, we were thirty minutes early for 1pm hence we had time to rest and interact with other beautifully dressed “tourists” before the cruise finally started. As soon as we got there Jonathan stole the show,...
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The Place
A staycation could mean different things for different people but everyone could agree that it means, having a vacation somewhere very close to home. In the wake of Covid-19, many far from home vacation plans have been distorted. Hence, there's no greater period than this for us to explore what’s nearest to us.
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Bunce Island is one of the most significant heritage sites in Sierra Leone and a unique cultural monument to Africa’s intersection with the United States and the wider Atlantic World. Located about 17 miles upriver in the Sierra Leone River the island was a center of British slave trade in West Africa from about 1670...
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Coming face to face with the enchanting relics of the mastery architectural display that once defined the merciless economical "glory" of the Bunce Island, you'll know thereon, that this is a place that warrants the visitation of everyone, at least once in our lifetime
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Work brought me to Pujehun district, the capital of Sierra Leone's southern province. I currently reside in Gobaru. Gobaru is the headquarters of the Kpanga-Krim chiefdom in Pujehun District. Life in Gobaru, is quiet, with no electricity except from the solar street lights at the roundabout or generators in a few places.
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Yung Sal, Ma dengn
On the 16th and 17th of December 2017, Ma Dengn held its sixth edition. It was a weekend full of the best Sierra Leonean music, food, traditions, fashion, art and crafts. Here are some highlights of the festival.
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When people on the street comment, "you de enjoy-o!" or, "you don bump," referring to the extra layer of flesh around your waist. All the fried rice, chicken, poyo and tapalappa with butter have now become a part of you. But fear not! There are plenty of opportunities for you to get that beach body...
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KanKanKan
Eating out in Sierra Leone can be expensive, especially in Freetown. Burgers and fries can easily reach 10$, and a pizza will cost even more. If you are more adventurous and dare to risk a dodgy stomach, some spicy soups and are okay with eating in plastic chairs, read on to find some of the...
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2 Guys Restaurant and Bar
On Friday’s Freetown buzzes with activities and people who want to blow off steam from their workweek. The crowd moves from one place to the other, so showing up at the wrong time might mean that you missed that eclectic crowd of partying Freetonians.
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