Ebola – Why The Corruption Continues

I am amazed and will continue to be amazed about how some people of this country react when they’ve been shown evidence of their evil deeds.

It reminds me of the case of the poda poda driver we encountered driving on the wrong side of the road (Wilkinson Road) head on to meet us. We told him to move to his side of the road (which was obviously heavy with traffic), not only …

Why Are The Numbers Still Rising?

The whole world is represented somehow in #SierraLeone to help, but the #ebola case numbers are still rising. In the midst of such a devastating crisis, people are still stealing, rampant bribery in order to bury normally or opt out of quarantine, assorted types corruption in the name of #ebola. In a crisis time like this people are only thinking of themselves? Is over 2000 dead(likely under-reported), Kingtom cemetry full not crisis enough?

EBOLA: Why We Need To Repent

It’s been so long since I blogged, for many good reasons which I am unable to explain today. However, in a time pestilence and great havoc in Sierra Leone (and her neighbours) I can only bring what’s on my heart. At first I thought I would bring daily updates but then others seem to be doing it better than I would (check here and here – I often doubt if these figures reflect the true situation. ).

Progress In Salone Roads Rehabilitation

On our way to Lakka beach 2 weeks ago, I noticed big improvement in the Penninsular Road. (I’ve got some picture to prove.) And that’s not the only one, a number of main roads are being fixed or have been fixed. For instance, I’m told the road to Bo is now pristine and the road […]

Current Cost Of 10 Everyday Goods

I’ve not posted for a while because I’ve been SO, SO busy! Well and with the advent of the light I’m able to do other things as well I thought I’ll give you a list of 10 everyday goods and their prices. Inflation is a scourge in Sierra Leone and for that matter in most […]

A Tale Of Two African Cities

We just visited The Gambia for a holiday break and boy, did we need the time-out! I thought I will share a bit of of our travelling as well as general experiences on either side. For the benefit of those who are not familiar with Freetown, Sierra Leone, due to the mountainous topography, the main […]

Why I Enjoy The Rainy Season

It’s the rainy season here and although it’s starting to taper off, I’ve enjoyed many aspects of it.   ( Yeah I know some people hate it..) First off, the rains cleans up Freetown like nothing else and reduces foul odours on the streets. In addition, there are fewer mosquitos as breeding places disappear. Plus […]