Wednesday, June 13, 2007

West Africa Night this Friday..

Sorious Samura and Usifu Jalloh at the West Africa Night, a fundraiser for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Event to be held on Friday, 15th June at the London Irish Centre, Camden Square, London. The West Africa Night is an event hosted by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) from 6pm to 10pm on Friday, 15th June to raise funds for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

The event will include a dinner of exquisite West African cuisine, an auction of statuettes, paintings and other artefacts from all over West Africa, a special showing of Amnesty International’s documentary “Time for Truth, Justice and Reparation for Liberia’s Victims” and live performances by Usifu Jalloh, a professional actor, dancer, percussionist and storyteller from Sierra Leone and Christina Oshunnyi, a Nigerian actress and dancer. Guest speakers include the award-winning journalist Sorious Samura.

With the guest list including the Sierra Leonean Deputy High Commissioner, the Liberian Ambassador, other diplomats, foreign dignitaries, friends and supporters of the CDD, West Africa Night promises to be the event of the month.

CDD is an international, non-profit and non-governmental organisation that has dedicated itself to the promotion and consolidation of peace, democracy and socio-economic development in West Africa for over 10 years.

Tickets are available for £20 and there are special discounts for couples and groups.

For more information, please contact Sylvie Bradwell, Co-ordinator of the CDD International Office, either by e-mail at or telephone 020 7359 7775 / 077 170 517 42.


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