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2014 Big Africa Event, 10 November Postcard Picture Exhibition Newsletter, June 2007
2013 Postcard Picture Exhibition Kip Warr's report on a visit to Bo, April
2012 Archive Event, 9 June What The Link has meant to me, V Smith
2011 Warwick OWL Local Authority Group visit Bo and develop Action Plan Jane Knight's visit to Bo, July
2010 Jane Knight's visit to Bo, November
2009 Jane Knight's report on Local Authority Visit to Bo, November
2008 Newsletter, Oct 2007
2007 Annual Report 2007
2006 The Anniversary Programme and Picture Exhibition
2004 Sound Recordings made during the 25th Anniversary Year
2003 Click on the 'play' button to listen to the recording (NB the recordings are large files - see [file sizes] and may take some minutes to download)  
2002 Ben Smith play Early days of the link; personal friendships and relationshops; mutual benefits of the link. [2.5MB] 
2001 Ahmadiya School and ex-chairman of Bo OWL          
2000 Bishop Patrick Koroma play Bonds between people and churches.  Medical and educational links in the early days.  Support to Sierra Leone
1999 Former Parish Priest, Bo   students in the UK. [2.5MB]           
1998 Bob Kattah play Experience of his first visit to Warwick District and hopes for links with his school. [1.9MB]
1997 Headmaster of Bo Secondary School          
1996 ^top David Ngombu play Founding and development of the link.  Problems during the civil war. [3.5MB]
1995 Secretary, Bo OWL              
1994 Fr Peter Conteh play Overcoming poor communications.  Feelings of 'family' in the link.  Sharing experiences between schools.
1993 St Mary's Childrens Home   The voluntary effort. [3.5MB]          
1992 Hassan Feika play Peace Festivals in Leamington and Bo. Personal friendships and mutual confidence. [1.9MB]
1991 Bo Peace & Reconciliation Movement          
1990 Joe Kobbah play The evolution of the link and inception of the OWL Community Centre, Bo.  Friendship, volunteering, global 
1989 ex-Chairman, Bo OWL   citizenship. [5MB]          
1988 Johannes Mallah play The route to personal involvement.  The nature of partnership.  Understanding and misunderstanding.
1987 Chairman, Bo OWL   OWL as an example for other links. [7.8MB]      
1986 Jusufu Manserey play Early activities and visits in the link. The relationship between Bo and Warwick Districts. [2.5MB]
1985 Founder member, Bo OWL              
1984 Katherine play Visitors to Bo.  Assistance to Bo during and since the civil war. Kayoma Women's Development Organisation.
1983 Social Secretary, Bo OWL   25th Anniversary celebrations. [4MB]        
1982 Maada Fobay play Friendship and improved understanding.[1MB]
1981 Treasurer, Bo OWL              
1980 Moussa Conteh MP play Global interests.  Linguistic, cultural and practical similarities between peoples and mutual influence.  Civil war. [5MB]
1979 Founder member play The ups and downs of the link.  The symbolic and practical benefits of the OWL Community Centre, Bo. [2.7MB]
  play The non-political nature of the link.  The importance of religious and secular involvement. [2.7MB]    
Shaiku Kamaria play Personal reminiscences of a visit to Warwick.  Hopes for future schools link. [1.1MB]
Visited Warwick              
Theresa Bangali play Involvement in the link.  The relevance of social and religious relationships. [1.8MB]
Vice-Chair, Bo OWL play Leamington's Bath Place as an inspiration for Kayome Women's Development Organisation.  Microcredit programme and liberating women from drudgery. Gifts from Warwick. Plans for a training centre. [3.7MB]
Bill Evans play His visits to Bo in 2001 and 2005: involvement in projects. [1.8MB]
^top Former Chair, Wariwck Owl play The Civil War, the Community Centre and fundraising. [1.8MB]
and Former Mayor, Leamington play Personal reminiscences. [2.8MB]