Asmaa James

Award Winning Journalist & Advocate

The Most Respected Voice on Sierra Leone’s Radio Air Space

Asmaa James is an award winning  broadcast journalist, and anchor of ‘Good Morning Sierra Leone’, the most important breaking news, current events, and human rights program on Radio Democracy 98.1. In addition to this Ms. James was crucial to the survival of 98.1 after the radio station was evicted from its initial home 10 years ago, she single-handedly campaigned, and fund raised for the resources to build a new station.

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Women’s rights are fundamental but needs the right approach to protecting them. – AYV News Reports on Black Tuesday in Kambia.

Click on the link below to watch the report made by AYV on Black Tuesday in Kambia VIDEO-2019-05-03-18-11-56... Read More

Women’s rights are fundamental but needs the right approach to protecting them. – AYV News Reports on Black Tuesday in Kambia.

Click on the link below to watch the report made by AYV on Black Tuesday in Kambia VIDEO-2019-05-03-18-11-56... Read More

Asmaa James selected one out of Fifty Most Influential Women

Selected as one of the Fifty Most Influential Women in Sierra Leone, Asmaa James participated in the second monthly leadership and inspirational forum for girls held in Moyamba on Wednesday 30th April 2019. Mrs. James admonished the girls... Read More

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND NEVER GIVE UP, ASMAA JAMES INSPIRES CHILDREN OF MOYAMBA DISTRICT

Selected as one of the Fifty Most Influential Women in Sierra Leone, Asmaa James participated in the second monthly leadership and inspirational forum for girls held in Moyamba on Wednesday 30th April 2019. Mrs. James admonished the girls... Read More

“Best Collaboration Award” for the “Black Tuesday campaign” at the Sister’s Choice Award.

At the Sister’s Choice Award, the Asmaa James Foundation and Purposeful Productions were recognized for “Best Collaboration” between organizations for the “Black Tuesday” Campaign. In December 2018, I launched  “Black... Read More

Asmaa James’ Narnia Daycare Experience

I made a surprise visit to Narnia Daycare career day programme. It was such fun to see all the kids in their colorful career outfits, looking very brisk and elegant. Seeing the kids in their different work attire gave me goosebumps. The... Read More

Asmaa James receives Most Outstanding Citizen award from Chozen Generation

Asmaa James has been presented with one of the Most Outstanding Sierra Leoneans award for 2018 by Chozen Generation Sierra Leone. Chozen Generation Sierra Leone is an award-winning youth advocacy and leadership development organization in... Read More

Ariana Diaries features Asmaa James

Asmaa James was featured in the Ariana Diaries platform. ‏   James the founder of the Asmaa James Foundation is an award winning female radio broadcaster with over 18 years of experience in Sierra Leone has been featured on the... Read More

Asmaa James Foundation takes Women’s Day to female correctional centers…

On Women’s Day, the Asmaa James Foundation, with the support of the National Youth Commission, Medical Research Centre and other partners, donated sanitary items to three female correctional centers across Sierra Leone. Speaking to... Read More

What is Black Tuesday in Sierra Leone?

‘’Black Tuesday’’ is an initiative launched by the Asmaa James Foundation in Sierra Leone to raise awareness on issues of violence against women with a focus on rape and sexual penetration. The Asmaa James Foundation is a girls and... Read More

Asmaa James, leading radio journalist on Women’s Day says #BalanceBetter for change.

“I find myself in a profession where you have about 10 women as station managers, with over 165 radio stations and only 1 female editor for about 215 newspapers across the country. This means men run the newsrooms. I had a chat with... Read More

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