Sierra Leone:- KDDA-UK and Kono Union USA Press Release


  PRESS RELEASE  10TH NOVEMBER 2014 The Kono District Development Association (KDDA) United Kingdom and Kono Union USA are deeply concerned about the current trend of events in Kono District and Sierra Leone at large. KDDA UK and Kono Union USA collectively represent a significant proportion of Kono people and friends of Kono District in both More...

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MKM Poster
By On Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Did Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray Just Become a Second Class Citizen?

 By: Sheku Sheriff* Imagine a young Sierra Leonean living abroad, passionate about the problems in his country and believing he has all it takes to jump into his country’s politics. He has a vision to More...

AZANIA during a radio interview on No Questions Asked show - WBAI, 99.5 FM in New York
By On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Sierra Leonean soul star Azania ready to rock Africa Now Festival

 By: Dennis Kabatto Some dreams do come true.  On Saturday, April 5, 2014, International soul singer Azania will realize her childhood dreams when she performs at the world famous Apollo Theater’s four-day More...

Pupils at St. Aidens RC school, Sunderland, in the colours of Seirra Leonne as part of a fund raising drive fore their partner school (photo:-Sunderland Echo)
By On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Sunderland pupils raising money for Sierra Leone trip

 Young people at a Wearside school have launched an appeal to raise almost £40,000 for a charity trip. A team of 15 sixth form students and five teachers from St Aidan’s Catholic Academy will be travelling More...

Yeniva Sisay-Sogbeh of EXCEL-Sierra Leone
By On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Sierra Leone:- Experiences of a Diaspora Returnee

 By: Yeniva Sisay-Sogbeh (The Network for Change) While growing up in the US, parents always talked about moving back “home” to Sierra Leone. With this in mind, each time I visited Sierra Leone, I was carefully More...

She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting actress for her role in Ghost in 1990 for her work as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic and she was the second Black woman in the history of Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar (the first was Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind).
By On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Whoopi Goldberg wants to return home to Sierra Leone

 Oscar winning actress, Whoopi Goldberg, wants to return home to Sierra Leone, SaloneJamboree has learnt.  The ‘Sarafina’ star actress who discovered her DNA ( to Sierra Leone is now More...

Ambassador Jongopie Stevens
By On Friday, December 6th, 2013

That Sierra Leone passport saga!

 By: Umaru S. Jah – IA-Germany I have read with keen interest, a concern raised by a fellow Sierra Leonean, Amasara Jalloh, residing in the German city of Munich, regarding our national passports being More...

Late Paul Kalito and his wife.
By On Monday, November 25th, 2013

PAUL KALISO:-Sierra Leonean Proprietor of the Popular “SAMKAL” Restaurant in South-East London dies.

 By: Edward Tedson Sesay (London-UK) It was in September, 1999 when I first arrived in the UK. The weather was already too cold for one arriving in a cold country for the very first time from the burning sun More...

By On Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Gambia Bird begins London to Freetown air service

 By:  Ibrahim Tarawallie (Concord Times) Just a year after commencing operations in Sierra Leone, Gambia Bird on Monday November 11o fficially began its air service from London to Freetown and back to London More...

Kono District Development Association (KDDA)
By On Monday, November 11th, 2013


 A cross section of the Kono District Development Association (KDDA) members had an inclusive meeting on Saturday 9th November 2013, at which all long-lasting issues were resolved. The meeting was hosted and More...