Y Square POD
Y Square POD
Mar 14, 2019
S01E06 - Mediocrity Is The New Excellence
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S01E06 – Mediocrity Is The New Excellence
In this episode, the duo (Yasmin Metz-Johnson of @yasmin_tells and Yasmine Bilkis Ibrahim of @minabilkis) discuss mediocrity in some aspects in Salone and question why is the bare minimum is accepted and celebrated here in Sierra Leone. How it effects us and why the lack of patriotism of the nation may be one of the contributing factors to low standards alongside, politics, education and more.

Interesting Fast:  The 3 Seasons in Sierra Leone

References in episode 6:

Board Houses: ‘Bod Ose’ in Krio
Bunce Island: Slave Fortress
Gola Rainforest:
Black and British: A forgotten History Documentary by David Olusunga
Sierra Eye: Sierra Leonean Magazine

Terms used:

‘The Make Do Complex”
Sycophancy
SLPP: Sierra Leone People’s Party
APC: All People’s Congress

African Proverb: “For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”

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