Médecins Sans Frontières chief claims the response to the catastrophe is "almost zero", with nations most concerned with self-protection.
We take a look at developments of the deadly virus as it continues to spread in West Africa. How did it start and how are countries dealing with it?
Just a day's drive from the epicentre of the outbreak, it's little wonder Ebola propagates panic quicker than it spreads death in the coastal city.
Sierra Leone has doubled its death toll from the Ebola virus, saying it had 109 suspected cases and a further six people dead.
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has dismissed the energy minister and his deputy in the wake of worsening power cuts in the capital.
Sierra Leone is seeking billions from the private sector to overhaul its electricity industry with the aim of increasing output 10-fold by 2017.
Aminatta Forna tells Maya Jaggi that Africa scares the West, but that there’s as much reason to be scared in Croatia as in Sierra Leone.
Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.
Sierra Leone's main opposition party has conceded defeat to President Ernest Bai Koroma, weeks after complaining the election was marred by fraud.
Sierra Leone People's Party has called on members to boycott government proceedings, claiming electoral fraud had undermined the recent elections.
Sierra Leone saw a largely peaceful, well-conducted vote despite reports of money changing hands and polling stations marred by bees or lack of light.
Electoral officials tallied votes on Sunday from general elections seen as a key test of the west African nation's post-war recovery.
Sierra Leoneans have crowded polling stations to vote, saying they wanted to elect leaders who would bring prosperity to the poor West African state.
Fears of corruption, or a return to instability, remain in Sierra Leone as presidential hopefuls seek to convince voters they can maintain peace.
With Sierra Leone still recovering from a long and bloody civil war, citizens will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday.
Sierra Leone kicked off a month-long campaign on Wednesday for its national elections but few women have featured as candidates in the race.
Lying in Sierra Leone's mineral-rich eastern belt, the Koidu Holdings diamond mine was once at the heart of the country's decade-long civil war.
Charles Taylor's 50-year sentence is but the first victory at the ICC for Africa's human rights campaigners. Stern tests of global justice remain.