SAM ALPHA LAHAI is a staff of the Africa Young Voices in the South/East. He holds a B.A in Literature/Linguistics from the Njala University, and two certificates in Cocoa Value Chain Management and Processing and Distinction in Electoral Administration and Civic Education from Njala University and the Institute of Electoral Administration and Civic Education respectively. Sam Alpha Lahai is a playwright, an artistic and lines director and actor. He is a journalist who has worked with many radio stations and newspapers in the country for the past 15 years. He is currently the Assistance secretary general and acting publicity secretary of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists in the Eastern region.