Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (popularly known by his pen name De Monk) is an award winning journalist and cartoonist who has worked in the Sierra Leone print media for nearly 15 years. He is best known for his satirical column, Teacher Lemp Lemp, which combines his creative writing skills and artistic talent. When he is not writing or drawing for laughs, he’s busy developing outreach materials for NGOs on diverse awareness campaigns.
De Monk holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in First Class in Mass Communications from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.
He lives with his wife, Margarette, and their two children: Richard Andre Nasralla (aka Ran), age 8 and Queen Nefertity Chomalae Shahineh Nasralla, age 4.