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?
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. ).
Transparency International recently released some data which is very embarassing to Sierra Leone. Check here to see this depressing data http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23231318 and http://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2012/results/ My take is, we have to stand up and acknowledge that these things are happening so that we can do something about it. Isn’t that what is said in therapy, acknowledge the […]
Looking for a Sierra Leone investment opportunity? As a person living in Sierra Leone, I can say, I see opportunities everywhere in every sector: be it agriculture, mining, education, health, hospitality, you name it. Now whether these opportunities are viable rests with the individual looking to invest in Sierra Leone. For those – especially of […]
As I write this, I silently mourn for Sierra Leone. I have never been a country where people in all walks of life actively fight against progress for all. This year has been heralded with the revealing of woeful state of the Public Accounts of various ministries and other government bodies who were audited by […]
Meeting With HE Ghanaian Vice President & Education Minister This happened on the eve of the inauguration. I was very impressed with both of them. Ayiko, Ghana! Inauguration Day Friday the 22nd was a holiday in Sierra Leone as the president HE Ernest Bai Koroma was formally sworn in as President of the Republic. I […]
I’ve been all excited today since it’s been exactly “5ive” years today since we landed in Sierra Leone for good!. I remember how sultry the weather felt compared to the cold we had just left in England. There was dust everywhere and excitement in the air for us! We had 14 pieces of luggage with […]
The picture tells the story…. (Courtesy From Eldona’s FB page)