Sierra Leone

Students ‘abandoned’ in Wuhan

Africans living in China want to be evacuated

Nigerian peacekeepers haunted by the ghosts of executions past

They changed the course of Sierra Leone’s civil war, helping to defeat the rebels. But in keeping the peace, these soldiers sins of their own

‘I’m finally getting recognition’

Celebrated Ghanaian photographer James Barnor continues his interview with Riason Naidoo, focusing on the later years of his career

Sierra Leone tackles overfishing but gets small fry

Dozens of foreign trawlers are licensed to fish in Sierra Leonean waters and the aim of the ban was to help replenish species damaged by overfishing

Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency

President Julius Bio has raised the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape "scourge"

Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face ‘rape culture’

Many attacks go unpunished, and those that are reported often fail to end in indictments or make it through the judicial system, rights groups say

Sierra Leone’s ‘peace diamond’ dividend slow in coming

The idea of handing the diamond over to the government to sell was that it would generate money to be put back into developing the local community

Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Football's world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association in October due to 'government interference'

Ebola fear empties DRC village schools

Teaching staff and aid workers fear that children who walk around freely in the village pose a risk far worse than they would pose in a classroom

DRC beats Ebola outbreak

Lessons learnt in the 2013-2015 epidemic in West Africa helped limit the highly contagious disease

A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter

Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky

Why did luck have to play such a crucial role in my education?

Education is supposed to be a universal human right. If only it were that simple

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world