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Sierra Leone native plans trip home

...deciding her future. The native of Sierra Leone, however, is using her experiences...the experiences she has had in Sierra Leone and in this country have encouraged...focused on helping the people of Sierra Leone rebuild from the country's nine-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/07/ric_107332.shtml
Richmond Neighbors | Augusta State University
Writer stands by his account of life in Sierra Leone army

...about his time as a boy soldier in Sierra Leone, disputes newspaper reports that...years in the government army during Sierra Leone's civil war in the 1990s. He...Australian Bob Lloyd, living in Sierra Leone and working near Mattru Jong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/17/liv_187375.shtml
Life & style
Exhibit showcases rare paper trail of a slave

...249-year-old chain of records that stretches from Sierra Leone in 1756 to modern-day South Carolina, tracing the...seventh-generation descendent, Thomalind Martin Polite, to visit Sierra Leone this past spring. Photographs and a video from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/18/art_23966.shtml
Arts
Ahmid Gibriel Kabba (INGLEWOOD, Ca.)

...his father, Mr. Ahmid Kabba, Sr., (West Africa, Sierra Leone); mother, Mrs. Sheila Hatcher, (Augusta, GA...grandmother, Mrs. Haja Bowaru Kargbo, (West Africa, Sierra Leone); maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mattie L. Hatcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2010-12-16/ahmid-gibriel-kabba-inglewood
Obituaries
Stars come together for new PBS documentary

...sky," as a Chinese proverb says of women.The documentary looks at child prostitution in India, sexual assaults in Sierra Leone and maternal mortality in Somaliland where, according to the documentary, one in 12 women dies in childbirth because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-10-01/stars-come-together
Serena Williams healthy, ready for Olympics

...since she made the U.S. Olympic team as a member of the relay pool.Tarmoh says her brother John Mannah was born in Sierra Leone and moved to London with his father when he was 8 years old. Her mother ended up relocating to San Jose, Calif...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-24/serena-williams-healthy-
Teachers wanted to study Gullah culture

...stories and songs. Prior researchers traced a song sung by Gullah on the Georgia coast to the West African nation of Sierra Leone.The professors will share their findings and the firsthand sources of their research to the visiting teachers next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/teachers-wanted-study-gullah-
'The Amistad Rebellion' delves into slavery and historical impact

...other crew members, slashed at the captain, seized the ship, and forced their Spanish "owners" to sail back to Sierra Leone.But the surviving Spaniards tricked the Africans and kept the Amistad near American shores, hoping that U.S. authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-02-05/amistad-rebellion-delves-sla
People in the News

...terriclark.com/ --- FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Angelina Jolie, on a goodwill visit to Sierra Leone, said she was overwhelmed by the...and continue to come back to let Sierra Leone not drop off the international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/13/ent_453012.shtml
Things to Do
'Blood Diamond' is graceful look at complex issue

...audiences and pundits alike. Blood Diamond utilizes the political point to tell a compelling story, though. Set in Sierra Leone during the bloody revolution that rocked the country in 1999, the film centers on a disillusioned diamond smuggler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/mov_121222.shtml
Movies