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.

Opinion

Why Ebola survivors are suing Sierra Leone

The government cannot account for $14 million allocated to help survivors rebuild their lives.

Yusuf Kabba

by Yusuf Kabba

Yusuf Kabba

Africa

Former top officials in Sierra Leone arrested for corruption

A former vice president and an ex-minister have been charged with mismanagement of pubic funds.

Former top officials in Sierra Leone arrested for corruption

Interactive

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

A recent outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns of another epidemic.

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

Sierra Leone

Opposition candidate sworn in as Sierra Leone president

Julius Maada Bio wins 51.8 percent of the votes while Samura Kamara of the ruling party secured 48 percent of votes.

Sierra Leone opposition leader wins presidential election runoff

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone opposition claims presidential poll win

Sierra Leone People's Party says Julius Maada Bio won the elections, according to its own tallying of results.

Sierra Leone opposition claims presidential election victory

Inside Story

Will presidential elections usher in a new era for Sierra Leone?

Votes are being counted in a presidential election runoff.

Africa

Sierra Leone election: Low voter turnout in presidential runoff

Voter turnout has been reported as being lower than in the first round on March 7.

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.