Abdul S Brima

West Africa readies for Ebola battle

Guinea is fighting the virus with a vaccine used in the DRC, while their neighbours Sierra Leone and Liberia increase border surveillance

Sierra Leone: Drugs + HIV or Aids + Covid = deadly mix

People living with HIV in Sierra Leone who use drugs are facing grim challenges during the pandemic

Sierra Leone’s president cracks down on his predecessor

Travel bans issued to Ernest Bai Koroma and dozens of top officials as Sierra Leonean corruption investigation gathers momentum

Covid-19 puts Sierra Leone’s expectant mothers at further risk

Almost 70% of the world’s maternal deaths happen in Africa. Now there’s coronavirus — and with poor prenatal and postnatal care on the continent, expectant mothers and children under five are even more vulnerable.

After a 55-year struggle, a major victory for press freedom in Sierra Leone

A law used to harass and intimidate journalists has been repealed

Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks

Prisoners riot in Sierra Leone

Correctional centres across Africa are struggling to react to the pandemic and its effects on inmates

Africa’s ill-resourced healthcare systems need immediate revamping

Now is the time to rewrite a collective script of Africa’s development agenda and the well being of its people

What I miss most about home: My mom’s cassava leaves

A journalist from Sierra Leone has to teach himself to cook during lockdown in Johannesburg

Crisis, what crisis? How not to handle a pandemic

So far, most countries on the African continent are dealing with Covid-19, but not all leaders are taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously

Malaria deaths could double during Covid-19 pandemic, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation said people could die of preventable illnesses if steps to control malaria as well as immunisation for measles, yellow fever and polio are interrupted

African students stuck in limbo

The plight of international students studying at the University of the Witwatersrand is echoed around the world

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