The Sierra Leone Creole people are descendants of freed African American, West Indian, and Liberated African slaves who settled in the Western Area of Sierra Leone between 1787 and about 1885. The colony was established by the British, supported by abolitionists, under the Sierra Leone Company as a place for freedmen.
Is Sierra Leone Spanish?
Sierra Leone is a multilingual country. Although English, as the official language, is spoken in schools, government administration and the media, Krio is spoken as a lingua franca in virtually all parts of Sierra Leone.
What ethnic group is Sierra Leone?
Sierra Leone has 16 different ethnic groups, each with a different language. The largest ethnic group is the Temne (35%), followed by the Mende (31%). The Temne are dominant in the Northern Sierra Leone and areas around the capital, while the Mende live mostly in the South-Eastern Sierra Leone and the Kono District.
Who is most educated man in Sierra Leone?
Abdul Karim Bangura Abdul Karim Bangura is a Sierra Leonean-American academic. He holds 5 doctorate degrees, speaks 18 languages and hes published 66 books and over 600 research papers. Dr. Abdul Karim Bangura is one of the most educated people in the world.