· March, 2007

Stories about Sierra Leone from March, 2007

Sierra Leone: claiming Ishmael Beah

  27 March 2007

A Siera Leonean blogger claims Ishmael Beah, the author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, “However, as a Sierra Leonean, I don’t want Ishmael to be a Universalist. I want very badly to claim him as Sierra Leonean and to own his experience as part of...

Guinea-Conakry: standing up to a power-hungry President

  13 March 2007

The technological revolution that enables ordinary citizens to capture and upload video footage on the web has been slow to take root in West Africa. Up to now we haven’t featured any video content from this part of the world on the Human Rights Video Hub Pilot. So this week...

Sierra Leone: Think Build Change Salone Initiative

  5 March 2007

Sweet Sierra Leone writes about The Think Build Change Salone Initiative in Sierra Leone, “The Think Build Change Salone Initiative came out of an assessment of the 177 registered NGOs in Sierra Leone. Though there are several organizations that focus on youth and vocational training, there are no organizations that...

Sierra Leone: refugee all stars

  5 March 2007

Belgian Mission in Sierra Leone posts a YouTube video about Sierra Leone, “A movie to give you already a small impression about Sierra Leone and the influence of the war. We will tell you more about this horrific war later.”