The Sierra Leone Web


How to Set Farm Traps

The names are in Kono, but the traps are the same wherever cutting-grass, squirrels, rats, porcupines and deer are found.

Lorry Slogans

Colourful slogans taken from lorries all over Sierra Leone, recorded between 1979 and 1982. Compiled by Peter C. Andersen.

Kono Farm Calendar

The seasonal guidelines farmers use in Kono District when laying a farm. Peter C. Andersen, from accounts by Kono farmers.

Telling Time in Kono

The times of the day, as told by the sun. By Peter C. Andersen.


Someone once wrote that Sierra Leonean food "has yet to take its place among the great cuisines of the world." Here are the recipes to prove otherwise!