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Congratulations, Lakeesha!

Congratulations, Lakeesha!

Thursday June 19, was the birthday of Lakeesha Marie Sesay(pictured), daughter of Vancouver-based soccer promoter and businessman Bobson Sesay. Bobson is a (...)

| June 2008 | 1102 views

Yinka Olaiya's Yakoyo Restaurant

Yinka Olaiya’s Yakoyo Restaurant

I recently asked Nigerian business woman Yinka Olaiya, the meaning of "Yakoyo" her restaurant’s name. She smiled and said: "It means come in and be (...)

by Gibril Koroma | June 2008 | 2366 views

Sir Albert Margai and Dr. Siaka Probyn Stevens

Sir Albert Margai and Dr. Siaka Probyn Stevens

Commentary SIR ALBERT MARGAI AND PRESIDENT SIAKA STEVENS: THE STORY OF TWO POLITICIAN FRIENDS WHO TURNED IRRECONCILABLE FOES IN SIERRA LEONE POLITICS AND (...)

| May 2008 | 4388 views

Sierra Leoneans in BC celebrate May 3

Sierra Leoneans in BC celebrate May 3

The Sierra Leone Community in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has the honour and privilege to present: Sierra Leone 47th Annual Independence Dinner (...)

| April 2008 | 1303 views

2008 BBPA Harry Jerome Award Winners

2008 BBPA Harry Jerome Award Winners

The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) proudly unveiled the 2008 winners for the 26th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards during a press (...)

| March 2008 | 1826 views

SALNAM intensifies assistance to Sierra Leone

SALNAM intensifies assistance to Sierra Leone

In a bid to uplift the technological and educational standard of students in various institutions of learning in Sierra Leone, members of the executive, (...)

| March 2008 | 1281 views

Does it Really Matter?

Does it Really Matter?

Commentary By Randolph Gorvie, Winnipeg, Canada. Does it really matter whether the Sierra Leonean community, a small community among a group of smaller (...)

| March 2008 | 1495 views