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So The Path Does Not Die by Pede Hollist

Date Read: June 30th 2016

Published: 2014 (originally published by Langaa Press, 2012)

Publisher: Jacaranda Books

Pages: 352

The Blurb

Long after Fina has left Sierra Leone for America, memories of a broken initiation still haunt her. 941 more words

African Literature


Pronunciation: Ba

Meaning: Bar/Pub (Sierra Leone), Money (Nigeria)


Naija Pidgin


Pronunciation: NGR – {ah-beg} KRIO – {ah-bayg}

Meaning: Please, Sorry


  • Abeg no vex (Please don’t be angry)
  • Abeg na! (Sorry now!)
  • Abeg I wan go (Please I am going…
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Naija Pidgin

Listen to Krio, Sierra Leone's English creole

I wish I’d learned more Krio before I left for Sierra Leone. Although most people in Freetown are able to English — some haltingly, many very well — Krio is the language people use in all but the most formal situations. 511 more words

Sierra Leone

The Armor of God (KRIO: Bible NT)

KRIO: Bible NT

Ephesians (Gboo Ɛfisɔsi Ko A) 6:10-18

10 Mek a tɛl una dis las wɔd bifo a dɔn wetin a de tɔk: Di wanwɔd we una gɛt wit Krays fɔ mek una abop pan di Masta in trɛnk ɛn di pawa we i gɛt. 330 more words


Communion Wine

This Sunday, I attended a memorial service for a relative in a little town along the Freetown peninsular called Benguema. The drive took about 45 minutes from Malama to the church, when five years ago, it would have taken about three hours. 178 more words