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Alpha Kamara Alpha Kamara Content Researcher and Producer, BBC Media Action in Sierra Leone, Alpha has worked with Radio Kolenten in Kambia, Sierra Leone as a community radio station mentor. He now works on a project rebuilding cocoa-growing skills lost during the country's civil war. Blog posts in total 5

  1. Rape in Sierra Leone: breaking the silence

    Wednesday 13 November 2013, 15:05

    BBC Media Action's Alpha Kamara on how two radio shows threw the spotlight on sexual violence in Sierra Leone, gathering government support for victims and reflecting shifting public attitudes towards the issue.

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  2. Sierra Leone after Charles Taylor

    Monday 14 October 2013, 11:01

    As Charles Taylor lost his appeal last month against his sentence for war crimes, BBC Media Action's Alpha Karama blogs about how a radio programme gave survivors of Sierra Leone’s civil war the chance to respond, reflect and demand more of their government.

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  3. How effective is opposition politics in Sierra Leone?

    Tuesday 6 August 2013, 16:32

    As democracy finds its feet in Sierra Leone, radio debate show Tok Bot Salone tested the strength of the country’s party politics in holding the government to account. 

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  4. "I will never abandon my cocoa farm"

    Thursday 11 July 2013, 13:44

    BBC Media Action trainer and producer Alpha Kamara on interviewing 62-year-old widow and cocoa farmer Kumba Bintu Morsay for radio programmes which aim to improve cocoa farmers’ skills in Sierra Leone.

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  5. Breaking the silence: cholera in Sierra Leone

    Tuesday 28 August 2012, 16:56

    Alpha Kamara on how BBC Media Action is helping radio stations across Sierra Leone with their response to the cholera outbreak.

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