In a country that demonises mental disabilities, a mother recalls the journey of her community's acceptance and remorse.
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Business & Economy
Africa06 Jul 2016 08:35 GMT
Alfred Nelson-Williams released unharmed five days after his abduction in Nigeria, government officials say.
Africa03 Jul 2016 12:32 GMT
David Nyorkor lost his family to Ebola and his leg to a misdiagnosis in a hospital overwhelmed by the epidemic.
Nigeria02 Jul 2016 11:52 GMT
Sierra Leone's deputy high commissioner taken while travelling from capital Abuja to the northern state of Kaduna.
Sierra Leone13 Apr 2016 10:11 GMT
"She died in front of my office door. Her head just slumped back in her wheelchair. She was 24 years old."
Environment10 Apr 2016 10:35 GMT
Former Kamajor militia fighters work to protect and breathe life back into the endangered Gola Forest.
Ebola17 Mar 2016 11:18 GMT
Health officials say recent Sierra Leone flare-up has ended, leaving no confirmed cases of the virus in West Africa.
Humanitarian crises29 Jan 2016 08:53 GMT
The much-vaunted rebuilding of livelihoods ruined by Ebola is far from happening.
Ebola21 Jan 2016 10:15 GMT
Woman caring for earlier victim identified as second patient in less than a week raising worries of further cases.
Health15 Jan 2016 11:24 GMT
Medical tests confirm new Ebola death in Sierra Leone, just hours after WHO declares West Africa free of the virus.
Sport07 Dec 2015 13:43 GMT
The 18-month ban had forced the national team to play at neutral venues.
Health26 Nov 2015 06:42 GMT
Despite vehicle donations and purchases during the Ebola epidemic, many patients still struggle to reach a hospital.
Health20 Nov 2015 15:45 GMT
Boy, 10, admitted to hospital, in first case to hit West African country since it was declared Ebola-free in September.
Ebola08 Nov 2015 03:39 GMT
Thousands take to the streets to pay tribute to nearly 4,000 citizens who lost their lives in the epidemic.
Ebola05 Nov 2015 09:14 GMT
Health experts say indigenous healers cannot be ignored as Sierra Leone rebuilds after deadly disease epidemic.
Health20 Sep 2015 09:56 GMT
Two recent deaths prompt renewed emphasis on increasing awareness of the virus in the West African nation.
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