Kadi Sesay Biography

Published On Jan 11, 2018
Facts of Kadi Sesay
Date of Birth: 1949 , March-4
Birth Nation: Sierra Leone
Name John Vause
Birth Name John Darren Vause
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Profession journalist
Working For CNN International
Net Worth 9 million US Dollars
Salary 200-300 thousand US Dollars
Weight in KG 120 kg
Married Yes
Married to Tushka Bergen
Children Katie Vause
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Nick Name Vausey
Father Warren Vause
Mother Jan Vause
Ethnicity white
Education Queensland University
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award
TV Show CNN Newsroom
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Kadi Sesay was born on 4th of March 1949 in Rotifunk, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone. Her parents were from the Temne ethnic group who belongs to rural chieftaincy town of Rhombe. Regarding her nationality, she is a Sierra Leonean and belongs to African ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.

Sesay completed her primary education at the EUB Primary School. She then enrolled at Magburuka Secondary School for girls. Later she attended Fourah Bay College from where she earned her BA degree, majoring in Literature and English Language.

Sesay holds an MA degree in African Literature from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom as well as earned a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the University of London.  

Sesay began her profession as a lecturer at Fourah Bay College, where she served for twenty years and later became head of the English Department. She next served on the National Commission for Democracy and Human Right as the chairperson.

Kadi Sesay became the first woman to head a national commission; however, she left the post to work for Development and Economic planning as Minister. After three years, she became the Presidential running mate to Rtd. Brigadier Gen. Julius Madda Bio for the 2012 General Elections.

Kadi Sesay is a widow. Sesay is the mother of three adult children: Isha Sesay, Mahmud Seasy, and Jane Sesay. After the death of her husband, she has not been involved in an affair.There is no news and rumors about her boyfriend or second marriage. 

Sesay hasn't revealed any information regarding her net worth and salary. However, looking at her career, it can be assumed that, her net worth is no less than a million dollars. 

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Born in Sierra Leone

1949

Kadi Sesay was born on 4th of March 1949 in Rotifunk, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone. Her parents were from the Temne ethnic group, who belongs to rural chieftaincy town of Rhombe. Regarding her nationality, she is a Sierra Leonean and belongs to African ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.

Graduated from Fourah Bay College

1973

After completion of her high school education, Sesay enrolled at Fourah Bay College from where she earned the BA degree, majoring in Literature and English Language.

Earned MA

1974

Sesay received an MA degree in African Literature from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom as well as earned a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the University of London.  

Served as Sierra Leone Minister

2002

Sesay served as Sierra Leone Minister of Trade and Industry till 2007. She also founded the Leone Consulting & Advisory Services- for Trade, Investment, and Development, where she acts as Managing Director.

Gave birth to Isha Sesay

January 6 , 1976

Kadi Sesay welcomed her second child, Isha Sesay, on 6th January 1976. Now, she is a grown-up lady and serves as a news anchor at “CNN International."

Lost her Husband

1988

Kadi Sesay is a widow, she lost her husband in 1988. Her beloved husband served as legal advisor to Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB).