James Knight

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James Knight has more than ten years’ experience working on emerging market countries as a journalist, writer and consultant. He now works at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, having previously been a Senior Associate at a London-based communications agency, and freelanced for Reuters, ITV and The Sunday Times. He has lived across Africa, in Buenos Aires and Brussels, and draws on West Ham United FC and Afrobeat for inspiration.

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

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

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Bunce Island

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

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

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