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Sulakshana Gupta

Sulakshana Gupta is a journalist currently based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She manages media development projects for the BBC World Service Trust focusing on governance and human rights and in her spare time travels around the world. The opinions expressed in this blog are her own and do not reflect the views of her employer.

Articles by Sulakshana Gupta

Will Sierra Leone see Uganda-style protests following an increase in fuel prices?
As Sierra Leone celebrates 50 years of independence, Sulakshana Gupta revisits the photographic past.
The Freedom of Information Bill in Sierra Leone continues to be stalled.
Food shortages are expected in Sierra Leone, due to the ban on cross-border trade.
A new national report says 25 journalists were beaten and harassed last year in Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years. 
Is Colonel Muammar Gaddafi an honorary Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone?
From buses to mosques, Muammar Gaddafi’s presence is hard to escape in Sierra Leone.
The last remaining Mongolian guards are leaving Sierra Leone after eight years of service.
Film and theatre keeps young people out of trouble in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Legendary journalist Mohamed Amin’s son Salim wants to empower the continent’s scribes.
When it comes to African politics, being fair can come at a price.

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