Sierra Leone

 
Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods
Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods
Sierra Leone's president issued a desperate appeal for help, a day after flooding...
No jogging: Pavement-pounders get the push in Sierra Leone
No jogging: Pavement-pounders get the push in Sierra Leone
Street jogging with your chums is a sport enjoyed by millions around the world – but not by police in Sierra Leone, who have just outlawed the...
New Ebola case in DRC
New Ebola case in DRC
There is a confirmed new case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
[Slideshow]Little hope for the forgotten people of Sierra Leone
[Slideshow]Little hope for the forgotten people of Sierra Leone
Despite many desperately needing psychiatric treatment, not much is available for those living in the war-torn country.
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.

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