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Our people of the Sierra Leone protectorate

Max Gorvie

Our people of the Sierra Leone protectorate

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Published by United society for Christian literature in London, Redhill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Sierra Leone

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Max Gorvie.
      SeriesAfrica"s own library,, no. 6
      ContributionsUnited Society for Christian Literature, London.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT516 .G65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64, [1] p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL188958M
      LC Control Numbera 46000333
      OCLC/WorldCa9191040

        The Causes of the Sierra Leone Civil War: Underlying Grievances and the Role of the Revolutionary United Front ‘The root of the conflict is and remains diamonds, diamonds and diamonds.’ (Ibrahim Kamara ) ‘To the economist, this is war motivated by the young fighter, it is injustice.’ (William Reno , p).   The nation of Sierra Leone is located on the western coast of Africa with a population of approximately 7,, Since gaining independence from the British Empire on Ap , Sierra Leone has faced serious challenges in the social, economic and political spheres. The events leading up to the decision began on July 2, , when Joseph Cinqué led fifty-two fellow captive Africans, recently abducted from the British protectorate of Sierra Leone by Portuguese slave traders, in a revolt aboard the Spanish schooner Amistad. The ship’s navigator, who was spared in order to direct the ship back to western.


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Our people of the sierra leone protectorate Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCulloch, Merran. Peoples of Sierra Leone Protectorate. London: International African Institute, [].

My second main source is the C[halmers] R[eport]—more accurately, Parliamentary Papers (), vol. lx, ‘Report on the Insurrection in the Sierra Leone Protectorate’ (C. Vol. 1 of this work consists of Chalmers' Report itself, Cardew's official reply (with certain supporting documents), and Chamberlain's summing-up.

Vol. 11 Cited by: histories of Sierra Leone’s chiefdoms. In this manuscript, we provide those histories. The chieftaincy in Sierra Leone was established inwhen Governor Cardew transformed society by empowering a set of Paramount Chiefs as the sole authority of local government in the newly created Sierra Leone Size: KB.

The Sierra Leone Protectorate. By the British, French, Germans, Portuguese, and Liberians had completed laying their claims to the coast of West Africa. Get Textbooks on Google Play.

Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Slave Revolt in Sierra Leone Alfred Arkley Presented at International Conference, Sierra Leone Past & Present, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Ap Revised 1. Slavery in Sierra Leone Crown Colony Slavery is an important part of the history of the Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate.

The Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration in Sierra Leone from topart of the British Empire from the abolitionism era until the decolonisation era.

The Crown colony, which included the area surrounding Freetown, was established in The protectorate was established in and included the interior of what is today known as Sierra Leone. Pages in category "Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate people" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). (shelved times as sierra-leone) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. Sierra Leonean Heroes: Fifty Men and Women Who Helped to Build Our Nation, Commissioned by the Sierra Leone government, Slave Traders, Governors, Missionaries & Development Workers: Notable Irish Connections with Sierra Leone.

Written by Seán Farren, and published in by the Sierra Leone Irish Partnership. The second work is another book by Thompson tiled The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone ().

In this book, the author employs relevant case-law authorities and illustrations to show how the substantive criminal law has been applied, expounded and developed in Sierra Leone since the introduction of English Common Law in the nation.

People living in incarceration are a vulnerable group that need just as much considerable support as any other group more so during health emergencies. As the Corona Virus pandemic continues to spread worldwide, people are being torn apart. Sierra Leone's prisons are no exception, they declared a suspension on visitations from outside.

Books for all in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone’s national library service, the Sierra Leone Library Board (SLLB) has 21 branches countrywide. The public library network offers a vital service in Sierra Leone, providing a space where people from all walks of life can read for study, study and life-long learning.

Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and freed slaves. When the country received its independence, hopes for the future grew even stronger. Alas, its expectations came crashing.

SIERRA LEONE: People In Glass Houses Must Not Throw Stones. AN ODE TO CHINUA ACHEBE The basis of all this tenure problem is the Protectorate Land Ordinance of and in particular S.4 which reads: We maintain a deep-seated commitment to the common cause of our dear nation for the goodwill and prosperity of Sierra Leoneans.

Be the first to ask a question about Report By Her Majesty’s Commissioner and Correspondence on the subject of the Insurrection in the Sierra Leone Protectorate, Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on Listopia.4/5(1). Get this from a library. A bibliography of Sierra Leone; preceded by an essay on the origin, character, and peoples of the colony and protectorate.

[Harry Luke, Sir]. ABSTRACT. This paper investigates the introduction of direct colonial taxation in the Sierra Leone Protectorate. By examining the local dynamics of colonial taxation policy, a more nuanced reading of colonial relationships can be reached, that appreciates the minutiae of colonial finance and sheds light on the fundamentally different terms on which people were incorporated into ‘states’ in.

"Railway Station in the Protectorate", Sierra Leone, c My father gets on a train. (behind white hat) Perhaps this is the line to Bo and beyond. The Sierra Leone Government railway () was constructed to a mm = 2' 6" gauge,reaching BO in ( miles) and eventually terminating at Pendembu ( miles).Views: K.

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Report by Her Majesty's Commissioner and correspondence on the subject of the insurrection in the Sierra Leone ProtectorateAuthor: Great Britain. Sierra Leone. The Mende of Sierra Leone: A West African People in Transition By K. Little Routledge & K. Paul, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on Sierra Leone History.

The Sierra Leone Peninsula, which is the site of Freetown, is a region of thickly wooded mountains that run parallel to the sea for about 25 miles (40 km).

The Peninsula Mountains rise from the coastal swamps and reach some 2, feet ( metres) at Picket Hill. A History of the Sierra Leone People's Party: By Peter L Tucker - Kindle edition by A History of the Sierra Leone People's Party - Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A History of the Sierra Leone People's Party: By Peter L : A History of the Sierra Leone People's Party -   Sierra Leone’s founding dates back to when several waves of freed black settlers originating from England, Nova Scotia, and Jamaica all arrived in the area.

Utilizing some English government funding, The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor, an abolitionist group which included Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce, and Granville Sharp, established the colony with the. The Sierra Leone Company already had one failed attempt to settle Sierra Leone.

Their second attempt was an opportunity to help the black poor of England and the desperate blacks of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

They decided to only move Christians of good character. The whole of Sierra Leone covers s square miles (72, square kilometers), roughly the size of South Carolina.

At its northern tip lies Freetown, the Sierra Leonean capital. The peninsula's mountain range is covered by tropical rain forests split by. - Britain sets up a protectorate over the Freetown hinterland. - Sir Milton Margai, leader of the Sierra Leone People's Party, Read about our approach to external linking.

Sierra Leone was one of the countries most affected by EVD with 8, people infected by the disease and a total of 3, deaths. WHO declared the EVD outbreak in Sierra Leone officially over on 7 November, 22 months after the outbreak began and 42 days after no further transmissions.

Mokpangumba, a short canoe ride and hour-long walk through swamp, farmland, and forest from our Banta Ministry Center (est. ) Children’s Homes: Consisting of 10 houses near Ngolala, the Sierra Leone Children’s Homes are in the same area as our school facilities, medical clinic, and administrative offices.

Each home is staffed with a. Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa, north of the equator. With a land area of 27, square miles (71, square kilometers), it is slightly smaller than the state of South Carolina.

Sierra Leone is bounded by Guinea to the north and northeast, Liberia to the south and southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Samuel Johnson (–) was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people. Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in   The Sierra Leone Civil War was an armed conflict in the West African country of Sierra Leone from t0 The war began on Mawhen the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) under Foday Sankoh, with support of Liberian rebel leader Charles Taylor and his group, the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NFPL), attempted to overthrow the government of Sierra Leonean.

Protracted civil war from tofollowed by the world’s largest Ebola outbreak, caused devastation in Sierra Leone. Init ranked out of countries in the Human Development Index.

*We are currently responding to the threat of COVID in Sierra Leone. Find out more about our. An outbreak of Ebola hit Sierra Leone in March By early December, it is estimated to have killed about 1, people in Sierra Leone, and there were about 7, suspected and confirmed cases of it in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

It is the worst outbreak since the virus was first identified almost 40 years ago. A History of Sierra Leone SIBTHORPE, A. History of Sierra Leone BRAITHWAITE WALLIS, C. The Advance of Our West African Empire. Report by Her Majesty's Commissioner and Correspondence on the Subject of the Insurrection in Sierra Leone Protectorate,Part 1.

Report and Correspondence. (C). Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Sports and recreation: Sierra Leoneans are avid football (soccer) fans, and prior to the civil war the country boasted dozens of amateur and semiprofessional squads that vied for national honours.

Baseball and basketball are also popular, and several Sierra Leone-born athletes play professionally outside the country. The story concerns the illegal transfer of captured Africans from Sierra Leone - a British protectorate where slavery was outlawed - by a Portuguese ship to Cuba, and from there, by another.

Anna Maria Falconbridge Two Voyages to Sierra Leone, "Mr. Falconbridge is employed by the St. George's Bay Company to carry out some relief for a number of unfortunate people, both blacks and whites, whom Government sent to the river Sierra Leone, a few years since, and who in consequence of having had some dispute with the natives, are scattered through the country and are just now as.

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Sierra Leone is a tropical country in West Africa, on the Atlantic coast between Guinea and Liberia. Apart from the hilly Freetown area and white-sand beaches, it is made up of mainly swampy coastal plains and plateaux, rising to uplands in the north east.

Key facts. Region: Africa; Population: million ().Sierra Leonean Culture. Sierra Leone is located in West Africa, covering an area about the size of South Carolina.

Known as West Africa’s beach destination, Sierra Leone is home to stunning white sands and untouched rainforests. The capital, Freetown, commands one of the world’s largest natural harbors.The incumbent Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has a strong advantage going into these elections and maintains its traditional support in the south and east of the country; however, population increases in the northern part of the country and in the Western Area (where Freetown is located), may benefit the opposition All People’s Congress.