Yearly Archives: 2022

02 Sep

A Rare Jewel Sighted in Sierra Leone

Photo of a West African Elephant PC: Google Daniella Samura, Communication Officer, Tacugama Community Outreach Program (TCOP) Elephant species are just magnificent and breathtaking. They are as huge as a whale and most times as gentle as dove. It is really a beautiful experience for those who are fortune to have seen such a beautiful animal. There are two sub-species of elephants in Africa i.e. the West African Elephant and the African Savannah Elephants. These species of African Elephants can be traced...

02 Sep

Environmental Protection is the Key to Address Issues of Climate Change

Daniella Samura, Communication Officer, Tacugama Community Outreach Program (TCOP) It is really sad to see innocent people losing their lives due to heavy downpour in Freetown. We pray that those who lost their lives on the 28th August 2022 find peace in God’s kingdom. It is no longer hidden that we humans are the architect of our own destruction. The climatic changes due to human practices and this adds to the risk of flooding. Human beings cut down trees in a...

04 Jul

Poetic Support of the National Animal Campaign

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03 Jun

Chimps our National Champs: The National Animal Campaign Continues

It is as though the rains were just waiting for the Chimpanzee National Animal Awareness and Protection Campaign (CNAAPC) to end before it comes pouring down heavily in the City of Freetown. Well, I guess even nature throws her support for Sierra Leone’s National Animal, the Chimpanzee. As a staff of the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary (TCS), I am happy because I was part of the historic Chimp Week celebrations, and I am sure the past celebratory week will linger in...