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Black journalist in Sierra Leone: Chapter 4

Feb 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Reporter's Notebook

My last night in Sierra Leone was a memorable one. I guess I made such an impression on one of the youth groups that I interviewed in Waterloo that they decided to show their appreciation by hosting a send-off party for me and my guides. Mind you, these are youths from a rural part of the country who often can’t afford to finish school, who don’t have anyone supporting their organization, who have to struggle for everything. Yet they plan this big celebration just for us.



Black journalist in Sierra Leone: Chapter 3

Feb 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Reporter's Notebook

On Friday, we travel to Kono in the eastern part of the country. It is known as the breadbasket of the country because of its rich diamond resources. How do you know you’re in Kono? You can feel the bumpy roads along the way to the district.