Poda-Poda Stories: Interview Series

I’m so happy I started a digital literary platform for Sierra Leonean literature. The growth over the past couple of months has been tremendous! One of the key features of the website is an interview series I’m running, wherein I ask writers from Sierra Leone questions about their work and their creative journeys. So far,…

Of Stories and Trauma

I did disappearing acts all the time as a child, and would unintentionally throw my family into a frenzy. “Where is she? Where is she? Where did we leave her this time?” my mother would yell at no one in particular, yet everyone would be nervously alert. A moment of sheer panic would follow. George,…

My ‘Fun’ Fiction on AFREADA

My passion and first love is storytelling,so it is an honor to have my short story published on Africa’s newest and trending online literary magazine. Please read it here A Thin Line of Madness by Ngozi Cole

Congo Market

Dried Pepper Dried Okra Dried beans Dried oysters     Funde Bulgur,     Tola irreverent spices that spit and burn Healing herbs that cast away evil eyes and   wandering spirits.       Save

Data Journalism in Sierra Leone

Last week , I was fortunate to be at the Data Literacy Bootcamp at Sensi Tech Hub in Freetown. This was the first ever data bootcamp held in Sierra Leone,thanks to IDT Labs, CodeforAfrica and Sensi Innovation Labs. Many journalists attended and sadly I could only be there for one day  ,but I’m happy I went….

“Aw for Do” and Freetown’s Urban Poor

It is no secret that most of these disasters and epidemics, are completely avoidable and can be controlled with efficient and effective programs. The slum communities of Kroo Bay, Moa Wharf, Dwozark ,and Susan’s Bay-to name a few, have been the assumed recipients of Government interventionist programs-and have still remained the same to date. These projects have either been under-funded