Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Second round of voting pits APC's Sumara Kamara against SLPP's Julius Maada.

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors struggle to rebuild their lives

Government took possession of 52 homes donated by some construction companies to help the victims, but survivors say the government is demanding they pay for them.

Pop Music

Emmerson: The pop star challenging Sierra Leone's presidents

'If I go into politics, who would be doing what I'm doing? We need me,' says Emmerson Bockarie.

Emmerson: The pop star challenging Sierra Leone's presidents

Africa

Sierra Leone postpones runoff vote amid fraud allegations

The country's Supreme Court has approved the election commission's request to delay Tuesday's runoff presidential election until the weekend.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone runoff in doubt after court injunction

High court prohibits electoral commission from proceeding with March 27 vote amid claims of fraud and police harassment.

Sierra Leone: Court puts break on presidential runoff

Human Rights

Inside Sierra Leone's maximum security prison for women

The Freetown Female Correctional Centre houses about 90 women and their children.

Inside Sierra Leone's maximum security prison for women

Africa

Sierra Leone: Ebola survivors 'not getting help' they need

Survivors say the disease is still killing people three years after the country was declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization.

Africa

Sierra Leone: Voters head to polls to elect new president

Leaders of 16 political parties are vying to succeed President Ernest Bai Koroma, but many voters doubt the candidates will be able to revive the ailing economy.

Reporter's Notebook

The day the mountain fell: Sierra Leone's mudslide

A look at how and why predictions of environmental disaster were ignored in a country recovering from war and disease.

People & Power

Sierra Leone: The Mountain Will Fall

Investigating the causes and consequences of a mud slide in Sierra Leone that killed more than a thousand people.

Inside Story

What is behind the rising number of child soldiers?

According to the UN, tens of thousands of children are involved in conflicts in over 20 countries.

Yemen

1,000 days of war: will the conflict in Yemen ever end?

The Stream also explores the aftermath of mudslides in Sierra Leone, and the controversy surrounding Honduras' presidential election.

1,000 days of war: will the conflict in Yemen ever end?

Human Rights

Sierra Leone migrants return after abuse in Libya

About sixty migrants from Libya have been returned to Sierra Leone.

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.