Reporter's Notebook

'Peace Diamond' fetches $6.5m for Sierra Leone at New York auction

The diamond was found in a Sierra Leone village earlier this year and government promised money from the auction will benefit locals.

Sierra Leone

Camps shut down for Sierra Leone's mudslide survivors

Despite promises of compensation and housing, displaced survivors of mudslides in Sierra Leone say they have yet to receive the help as the government moves to shutter camps for those whose homes were destroyed.

Africa

How is Sierra Leone coping three months after floods?

Three months on, as efforts to repair devastated towns continue, attention turns to how more damage can be prevented.

Freetown flood disaster was '90 percent man-made'

Child rights

Cubs to lions: What's next for ISIL's child soldiers?

Professor Mia Bloom and former child soldier Ishmael Beah discuss if ISIL's 'cubs' can be saved or will remain a danger.

Cubs to lions: What's next for ISIL's child soldiers?

Africa

Life in post-Ebola Sierra Leone: 'We are still struggling'

More than 11,000 people died across West Africa. It was the worst outbreak in history as healthcare systems struggled to fight the epidemic.

Health

Sierra Leone clinic strives to improve breast cancer treatment

Al Jazeera's Nina Devries reports from Freetown, Sierra Leone, on one organisation that is doing what it can to improve ways to treat the disease.

Africa

Sierra Leone bans jogging in groups

Sierra Leone's government is banning jogging in groups.

Ebola

Did Ebola ever really go away?

Though the cameras of the international media departed, the story continues for Sierra Leona, Liberia and Guinea.

Did Ebola ever really go away?

Africa

Sierra Leone orphanages overwhelmed after landslide

Orphanages in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, are struggling to take in more children after last month's flooding and landslides. More than 1,000 people were killed, leaving many children without parents.

Africa

Sierra Leone: Residents refuse to relocate from landslide zone

Tens of thousands of people in Sierra Leone whose homes were destroyed in a landslide last month are still waiting to be re-housed. Hundreds of people were killed in the mudslides on the outskirts of the capital Freetown.

Environment

Orphaned by the mudslide in Sierra Leone's Freetown

Young brothers' lucky escape from the Sugar Loaf mudslide that killed their entire family.

Orphaned by the mudslide in Sierra Leone's Freetown

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone mudslides 'kill more than 1,000'

Local leaders say the death toll from August 14 disaster has passed the 1,000 mark and call for an accurate count.

Sierra Leone mudslides 'kill more than 1,000'

Reporter's Notebook

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues

More than 500 people were killed and 2,000 became homeless in one of Africa's worst disasters in living memory.

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues

Sierra Leone

After the mudslides: Sierra Leone's body collectors

After Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides, the race is on to retrieve the body parts of the victims before disease sets in.

After the mudslides: Sierra Leone's body collectors

Opinion

What we need to learn from Freetown's landslide tragedy

To avoid another deadly landslide in a coastal town, Africa needs to take collective action against climate change.

Richard Munang

by Richard Munang

Richard Munang