Sierra Leone

 
Africa's oldest psychiatric hospital a stark reminder of war and a forgotten people
Africa's oldest psychiatric hospital a stark reminder of war and a forgotten people
The history of Africa’s oldest mental hospital is written on the walls of its isolation units, desperate messages chiselled into the wood like...
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father's grave
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father's grave
Time is running out for hundreds of families who may never find the final resting place of loved ones lost to Ebola.
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is ours
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is ours
Many families faced financial hardship during the outbreak. Some men took advantage of young girls, offering support in return for sex.
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown
[Video]Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown
When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
[Video]For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
[Video]For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
[Video]Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
[Video]Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone
After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
[Video]Clean break: One street beggar's story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leone
[Video]Clean break: One street beggar's story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leone
At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
[Video]Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola Sierra Leone
[Video]Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola Sierra Leone
For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
[Slideshow]The sad truth about surviving Ebola
[Slideshow]The sad truth about surviving Ebola
After having survived the harrowing disease, Ebola survivors are met with humiliation and scorn by members of their communities.
Sierra Leoneans: Surviving Ebola - only to face discrimination
Sierra Leoneans: Surviving Ebola - only to face discrimination
Nearly a year after he was discharged from an Ebola treatment unit, Abdul Karim Bah experienced Ebola symptoms. And he has also been stigmatised...
Ebola survivors: "They think we still have the virus and won't get close to us."
Ebola survivors: "They think we still have the virus and won't get close to us."
Nearly a year after he was discharged from an Ebola treatment unit, Abdul Karim Bah experienced Ebola symptoms. He is one of the ...
Guinea declared Ebola free
Guinea declared Ebola free
Guinea was declared free of Ebola on Tuesday after more than 2 500 people died from the virus in the West African nation, leaving Liberia as...

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