Alfred Kamanda Esq. is a practising Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone attached to Briwah and Co. (Mahiteh Chambers) in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with a keen interest in Commercial/business law, land and property law, family law, and constitutional law. He is a strong advocate of Human Rights and the Fundamental freedoms of persons with a special focus on the rights and liberties of women and girls, proper family planning to ameliorate poverty, and democratic good governance. Alfred is a renowned feminist, writer, activist, and social media commentator. He is also known for his vibrant and patriotic approach to issues that contribute to national cohesion, democratic consolidation, amelioration of poverty and advocating for global peace. In 2018, Alfred was selected and awarded as one of the 50 Most Influential Young Sierra Leoneans by Ilead.
Alfred had brief stints working in such non-profitable organisations as the National Commission for Democracy, the Centre for Accountability and the Rule of Law, and the Church Relief Services Sierra Leone. In 2012, Alfred was selected among a group of young Sierra Leoneans who attended the Anglophone West Africa Youth Integrity Camp in Lagos Nigeria to help formulate policies and programs that will help address corruption in the Sub-region.
At age 17, he won the Anti- Corruption Commission National Essay Competition for his outstanding Essay: “How Corruption affects me”. Alfred has volunteered in many causes and he has lent his effort, skills and financial resources to such humanitarian causes as providing relief to compatriots that were affected by the Ebola Outbreak and those currently affected by the Corona pandemic.