Sierra Leone

'Toxic stress': Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone

Inaccessible health services and spiritual beliefs drive those in need to the shrines of 45,000 traditional healers.

'Toxic stress': Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone

Africa

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

In this episode, we also look at Sierra Leone's radical efforts to tackle rape and pay tribute to a Somali journalist whose life has been tragically cut short.

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

Risking it all

Gruelling Road to Recovery in Sierra Leone

Truck drivers and quarry workers fight against the odds to support their families in post-conflict Sierra Leone.

Podcast

How a school for husbands in Sierra Leone tackles rape culture

After cases of child rape made headlines this year, the government declared a national emergency around sexual violence.

How a school for husbands in Sierra Leone tackles rape culture

Witness

Survivors: Inside Sierra Leone's Ebola epidemic

An intimate look at the fight to contain the 2014 Ebola outbreak through the lives of three Sierra Leoneans.

Ebola

Five years after West Africa's Ebola pandemic: Where are we now?

Some health workers say they are better prepared for an Ebola outbreak, but survivors are not so sure.

Five years after West Africa's Ebola pandemic: Where are we now?

Women's Rights

Tackling domestic violence: Inside Sierra Leone's Husband School

Husband Schools in Sierra Leone are taking on domestic violence by teaching men about women's health and gender issues.

Witness

Sierra Leone: The Husband School

Trying to tackle sexual violence in Sierra Leone, one man teaches men how to be better husbands.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's president declares rape a national emergency

Statistics revealed the reported cases of sexual and gender-based violence nearly doubled last year in the country.

Sierra Leone's president declares rape a national emergency

AJ IMPACT

Illegal trawlers threaten Sierra Leone fishermen's jobs

We go on patrol with Sierra Leone's navy as it battles a multimillion-dollar problem.

Witness

Big Wata: The Surfers of Sierra Leone

Members of Sierra Leone's only surf club dream of putting Africa on the surfing map.

People & Power

Peacekillers

Insight into the remarkable attempt to bring peacekeepers who committed crimes against the most vulnerable to justice.

Sierra Leone

Sinking Sierra Leonean town seeks 'God's protection'

Life in Yelibuya is becoming increasingly difficult. Just as one house is rebuilt, water damage destroys another.

Yelibuya: Why is this town in Sierra Leone sinking?

Sierra Leone

'Every day, I think about my children lost in mudslide'

After last year's disaster, risk management and environmental awareness become the new normal in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone marks one year since devastating mudslide

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors still living without homes

It has been a year since a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital killed more than 1,100 people, many remain without a shelter.