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What’s in a name? A historical tour of Freetown

21/11/2017 10:32

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

Uncover the international influences of Freetown’s past with our historical tour of the capital.

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Bunce Island

20/11/2017 14:14

Written by Katrina Manson & James Knight

Bunce Island is arguably the single most important former slave site for African Americans. Katrina Manson and James Knight explain why.

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Hunting for witches

19/11/2017 10:38

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

With a fearsome reputation and spellbinding show, the special powers of the Shenge will leave you mesmerised.

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Survival and strength

17/11/2017 10:29

Written by Katina Manson and James Knight

The only thing that matches the horror of the civil war is the tales of hope and determination that have come out of it. Bambay Sawaneh’s story is one of them.

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Kassena code

19/04/2016 12:16

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

The houses of the Kassena are a unique marvel.

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West African cowboys

30/06/2014 13:50

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

The village of Barani has given itself a lifeline by reaching out to its equine heritage.

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Siao

30/06/2014 13:47

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

With paintings, bronze, pottery and handmade drums, Siao is a continent-wide artisanal extravaganza.

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Millet beer

30/06/2014 13:43

Written by Katrina Manson and James Knight

Authors Katrina Mason and James Knight explain the process behind the manufacture of Burkina’s beer of choice.

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