Certified Diamond

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When Kanye West released “Diamonds from Sierra Leone”, I felt like my two worlds were colliding.  I’m an avid hip-hop fan and in 2005, Mr West was arguably the biggest hip-hop artist in the world and here he was about to release  the most anticipated album of the year to […]


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For 16years, I had no idea I had been homeless. Granted, I had clothes and a roof over my head, never missed a meal or slept rough but my heart, my heart had never been at ease… until I rediscovered home. Returning home 16 years after departing, you find that […]

Pray Day

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Pray Day, commonly known as ‘Eid’ al fitr, is a celebration by muslims all over the world, marking the end of Ramadan, or as Sierra Leoneans call it ‘fast month.’ As a child growing up in a muslim household, this was the most exciting month. The community buzz was high as […]