If the United States and all the other countries of the world were to line up by voter participation rate, we would find ourselves ranked lower than war-torn countries like Sierra Leone, massive countries like Indonesia, and baby democracies like East Timor. Despite our status as the world’s oldest democracy, just over half (53.6 percent) [...]
From last year’s En Yay Sah, Sierra Leone dance music artist Janka Nabay’s project with NY group the Bubu Gang, comes “Feba.” According to Nabay, the song tackles a difficult side to paternity: “‘Feba’ is about a baby that you have with a woman that you are really are in love with, but you are [...]
Whoah! Mt. Eden finally released an updated version of their classic Sierra Leone, years after sharing the original. How many unreleased tracks can you name with over 30 million YouTube plays!? [...] Related posts: AraabMuzik – The Prince Is Coming Chase & Status – Time (Remixes) Never Say Die UKF Volume 2
A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904–1980). © The Imperial War Museums
It has been recently shown that B/Ca in planktonic foraminiferal calcite can be used as a proxy for seawater pH. Based on the study of surface sediments (multi-cores) retrieved along a depth transect on the Sierra Leone Rise (Eastern Equatorial Atlantic), we document the decrease of B/Ca and Mg/Ca of Globigerinoides sacculifer shells with increasing [...]
VICE correspondent Jordan Redaelli travels to Freetown, Sierra Leone to learn about an indigenous drink called Poyo which promises mystical properties including money, power and fierce erections to those who drink it. Filmed in signature...Show More Summary
In just two games time, Norwich City fans will have to wave goodbye to Kei Kamara as he jets back to the States to re-join his Sporting Kansas City teammates. MLS rules state that the Sierra Leone star will be unable to take part inShow More Summary
The top leadership of the Healthy Ministry faces charges of misusing foreign funds, raising alarm in a nation with the region’s worst health statistics.
Zainab Bangura from Sierra Leone is the new UN Special Rapporteur on Sexual Violence in Conflict; she says that her life story makes her confident that things can change, and that one day sexual violence will be history. She visited Somalia last week, where she stated that 70% of the sexual violence that takes place in the camps is [...]
Wright and development organization BRAC USA’s CEO Susan Davis discuss their plans to use an industry that traditionally has done nothing good for the country Sierra Leone and use it to improve life there instead. Creating a social enterprise and making a film are more similar than you might imagine. Show More Summary
Oraco Resources, Inc. Update on Drilling in Boroma ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oraco Resources, Inc. (ORAC) (the "Company" or "ORACO") is pleased to report an update on activities and progress at its Boroma, Sierra Leone mining concession. Show More Summary
A new report from Save the Children has revealed another dimension to this silent crisis, showing that children are bearing the brunt of sexual violence in war. It says that in current and former warzones from Sierra Leone to Liberia, Congo to Colombia, more than half of the victims of sexual violence are children.
Jay-Z isn’t only one of biggest names in hip-hop, he’s also proving himself to be quite the savvy entrepreneur. In Kanye West’s 2005 Grammy winning “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” remix, Jay-Z claims in his lyrics, “I’m not a businessman. Show More Summary
Today, President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister Jose Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House. The United States has strong partnerships with these countries based on shared democratic values and shared interests. Show More Summary
10:00 am || Recieves the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:45 am || Meets with senior advisers 11:40 am || Delivers remarks on gun control; East Room 2:10 pm || Meets with the leaders of Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi, and Cape Verde; Cabinet... -
When President Koroma of Sierra Leone visits Washington this Thursday, President Obama will rightly praise his counterpart for a decade of democracy, and for recovering from a devastating civil war. But Sierra Leone's progress is precarious.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Rebels in the Central African Republic seized control of the capital, Bangui, on Sunday morning, according to officials, witnesses and local news media reports, and the country’s president was reported to have fled. “Bangui is under the control of rebel elements who entered the capital this morning,” said Martin Wiguele, a [...]
Harrison Ford is all that is man. He has played two of the most iconic roles in cinematic history. His global box office grosses amount to a sum equal to the GDP of three Sierra Leones. And in his spare time the 70-year-old HarrisonShow More Summary
This week’s After School Special — oops, I mean, episode of Bones, centered around a case involving former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and the not-awkward-at-all continuing relationship between Cam and Arastoo. The A-Plot Speaking of which, Cam and Arastoo are preparing for date night (Hey, I can type while rolling my eyes. Cool!) when a metal drum is rolled into...
Oraco Resources Retains SGS-Geostat to Commence Geologicals on Their Nimini Hills, Sierra Leone Property ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oraco Resources, Inc. (ORAC) (the "Company" or "ORACO") is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of SGS Canada Inc. Show More Summary