Beginning of Justice for the late Eric Garner

Killer Cop
NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo five years after Eric Garner's death.   Here's what you need to know about today's decision: He will not receive his pension: Pantaleo, the New York police officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner in 2014, has been fired and will not receive his NYPD pension, Commissioner James O'Neill said today. What his...
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Patricia Koroma, widow of the Bowie man killed by his son

Family of the late Barba Koroma
The widow of a Bowie man killed by his own son Friday tells Fox 5 that her late husband lived the American dream after moving here from Sierra Leone.  Barba Koroma most recently worked as a scientist with the National Institute of Health until he was killed by his son who shared his name. Article source
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Bernard Betts-King, 60, Guilty of Raping, Impregnating 2 Clients

Virginia Behavioral Technician Guilty of Raping
A man whose job was to help adults with disabilities has pleaded guilty to raping two clients in Fairfax County, Virginia, leading to pregnancies for both women. In one case, the woman was unable to say who assaulted her. In the second case, the woman identified Betts-King as her attacker. Prosecutors said that when Betts-King was confronted with t...
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Is the Lungi bridge worth building?

Bridge to no where?
 Our weekly briefings. In this broadcast we talked about the need for a $2 billion bridge. Are economic activities happening in Lungi or between Lungi and Free town justify the expenditure. How about the alternatives to a bridge? We have been so far not been able to maintain our ferries that cost lot less but willing to undertake a cost o...
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The full Muller press conference

Robert Mueller EXPLOSIVE Press Conference on his Russia Probe investigation at the DOJ
Here is the full Muller report. You may be surprised but Sierra Leoneans out here also follow local politics and it seem by default most of them including myself are Democrats. In the US system of government, it's kinda difficult to hold the president accountable as the Justice department has a policy of not indicting a sitting president and added ...
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There is a big gap between rhetoric and reality

Basita Michael
I am beginning to like the idea of Bintumani 3 after listening to the speech given by the president of the Sierra Leone Bar association Basita Michael. Sometimes the truth is hard to swallow but she appear to hit the nail on the head. Bintumani 3 is more like window-dressing and not really intended to address any of the underlying problems the coun...
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Should Bintumani 3 be cancelled?

APC Party Office
 APC tapped out. A decision was reached at the party head quarters that the All People's Congress party [APC] will not be attending the Bintumani three conference schedule for the 3rd of May 2019. This will impact the value for holding the conference since the APC is the main opposition and mos...
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First Lady Fatima Maada Bio at the International Women Of Power Red Carpet

First Lady Fatima Maada Bio on the International Women Of Power Red Carpet
In this video  First Lady Fatima Maada Bio is representing Sierra Leone at the International Women Of Power Red Carpet. 
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Ramadan Mubarak from Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady of Sierra Leone

​In this video the first lady prayed for peace and harmony for the country, her support for her husband and the importance of the role of women in the society. She went on further to castigate those who meant evil for the country and her husband's administration. I had just wished she stayed on the good side and ignore the folks in the negativ...
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See why Maggie Barrie is giving back

Maggie Barrie
This is an interesting video to watch. Maggie Barrie ​ talks about giving back to the community in her motherland. For those who don't know her; Maggie Barrie ​ is a student athlete at the  Ohio State University ​ and have been representing the university and Sierra Leone in Track and Field Sports. "She is one of the biggest pro...
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Should Africa get a share of any slavery reparations money?

The effect of slavery on Africans in Africa
​When folks talk about reparations I don't see anyone talking about the impact slavery had on Africans in Africa. What the slave trade did among other things was to take most of the young adult men and women and sometimes young children and leaving behind old people.  Think about the effect that will have in these communities after you have re...
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The Royal African is here.

The first modern day royal British African is here! Yes I said it. African. lol Prince Harry reveals he is 'absolutely thrilled' after Meghan gives birth at home to 7lb 3oz boy at 5.26am - and says he's 'incredibly proud' of wife and his son is 'absolutely to die for!'
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Should APC have walked out on Maada Bio?

APC Parliamentarians
APC walk out of parliament in protest. In this show by Radio Democracy the panel (consisting of a MP from each side SLPP and APC and a member from the civil society) discusses the reason surrounding the walk out. Very interesting discussion. 
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Idris Elba Marries Sabrina in grand style

Idris Elba Marries Sabrina
Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor, producer, director, musician, DJ, and rapper. But more importantly, he is an African. Idrissa Akuna Elba was born on 6 September 1972 at Forestgate Hospital in Hackney, London, and he is the son of Winston, a Sierra Leonean and Eve, a Ghanaian woman. This is more like "west Africa...
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Who is Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh of the Gambia
Africans making it work for Africans. From watching the video I must say Sona Jobarteh has an impressive mindset for mother Africa. Our traditions are priceless and any effort to upkeep these traditions should be welcomed and supported.   
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Africans doing good by mother Earth

Global Warming
#PlanetEarth Over the past 100 years, the global average temperature has increased by approximately 0.6 °C and is projected to continue to rise at a rapid rate. Although species have responded to climatic changes throughout their evolutionary history, a primary concern for wild species and their ecosystems is this rapid rate of change. Watch t...
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Radio Democracy - With First Lady Fatima Bio

First Lady Fatima Bio
Live video from Radio Democracy with our First Lady, Madam Fatima Bio. 
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Hands off our Mayor

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Mayor of Freetown
First of all, let me comment on the title of this piece. The correct phrase should be "hands off our Mayor," but in keeping with the nomenclature of Freetown and the twisted euphemism that this phrase has been treated thus far on account of the "hands off our girls" campaign, this title we now have represents a malapropism on the word "off." By&nbs...
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A Guinean couple sentenced to 7 years in prison

Denise Cros-Toure, right, and Mohamed Toure, left
Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, were convicted in January of forced labor, conspiracy to harbor an alien and alien harboring. The couple had faced a maximum sentence of 20 years for forced labor, 10 years for conspiracy to commit alien harboring, and 5 years for alien harboring. The West African girl was just five years old when ...
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APC Diaspora Regional Summit Ohio

We were live with Live with chairman and leader of APC Canada, Seam Samura. Here we discuss the Ohio Summit and the future of the All Peoples Congress party; the APC. 
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