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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Managing COVID-19 in Sierra Leone – Might mean a Deadlier threat for Teenagers.

Teenage pregnancy has long been a problem in Sierra Leone. In 2013 the country’s rate ranked among the ten highest in the world, with 28% of girls aged 15-19 pregnant or already having given birth at least once (UNFPA, 2015). How can we... Read More

Asmaa James honored as 100 Most Influential Women in the World in 2019 – BBC 100 Women

Sierra Leone’s Asmaa James founder of the Black Tuesday Movement has been listed as BBC 100 Women for 2019. BBC 100 Women is a list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world who are social change makers in the 21st... Read More

AJ Foundation to hold ‘adolescent reproductive health debate’

The Asmaa James Foundation will host its first ever inter secondary school debate competition to increase awareness about adolescent reproductive health issues. Students from St. Joseph Secondary School, Evelyn’s Royal Academy Senior... 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’ 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

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