Posts Tagged ‘ peace corps ’

Black journalist in Sierra Leone: Chapter 2

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Reporter's Notebook

I’m starting to feel right at home. We spent most of the day Wednesday in Waterloo, in the Western Area Rural District, where we met with three youth farming groups. They all had interesting stories and seemed very determined to get their projects off the ground. But they all mentioned one similar problem: Because they were women’s groups, they were all dealing with the issue of getting young girls out of prostitution.



For Nigerian immigrant, charity finally comes home

Oct 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

By MARTIN RICARD
A Nigerian immigrant’s involvement in the country’s first private refinery project represents more than just a new business venture. It shows, some say, how one of the country’s most profitable resources, for years controlled by and benefiting those outside Nigeria, is finally bearing fruit on its own soil.