Sierra Leone

 
Sierra Leone mudslide victims still wait for help
Sierra Leone mudslide victims still wait for help
In Kamayama, a community in Freetown built on and around steep riverbanks, life looked like it was slowly getting back to normal. Two local football...
Doubts about fire that destroyed Sierra Leone opposition's party offices
Doubts about fire that destroyed Sierra Leone opposition's party offices
Mohammed Kamarainba Mansaray is now considered by experts to be a major challenger to the ruling party, All People's Congress (APC). In the months...
Editorial: We must topple the hierarchy of suffering
Editorial: We must topple the hierarchy of suffering
A mudslide in the populous Mount Sugar Loaf in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has killed about 500 people in the past two weeks. Hundreds are still...
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.

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