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”Reflections on my journalism journey after 18 years On Air”

June marks my 18th anniversary as a broadcast journalist in Sierra Leone. I started my career as a volunteer journalist. I went through the ranks and today, I am Station Manager at Radio Democracy...

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New form of drug abuse in Sierra Leone

Today is the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations international day against drug abuse...

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Evelyn Royal Academy topped AJF first inter-secondary school debate competition

The Asmaa James Foundation held its first ever inter-secondary school debate on the use of contraceptives. Teenagers representing four different senior secondary schools debated the pros and cons of...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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Asmaa James, Girl Champion

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