Sierra Leone parliament descends into wild brawl, shocking video shows
Legislators from the two main political parties threw furniture at one another during a debate on electoral reform in Freetown, the country's capital.
Sierra Leone Estimates Nearly One-Third of COVID Vaccines Will Go Unused
Sierra Leone's health minister, Dr. Austin Demby, said that the vaccine doses the country received in March might go to waste because some residents believe COVID-19 is not as bad as the Ebola virus outbreak a few years ago.
COVID is Reversing Decades of Progress for Rural Women and Girls
The pandemic threatens us all, but it is devastating for the 1.7 billion women and girls who live in rural areas around the world and help produce much of the world's food.
Freetown, Sierra Leone's Capital, is Repairing The Ravages of Civil War
Few cities face the kind of challenges that Freetown faces.
Sierra Leone Promises Diamond Profits Will Help Poor
Auctioneers have described the Peace Diamond as the 14th largest in the world
Sierra Leone's Deadly Mudslide: What We Know So Far
More than 300 people have died after a hillside collapsed, engulfing homes and burying people alive.
Sierra Leone: Floods and Mudslide Leave 'Hundreds Dead'
Part of a hill on the outskirts of the capital city of Freetown collapsed, taking unsafe housing with it.
Sierra Leone Rejects $7.8 Million Bid for Huge Diamond
The man who discovered the diamond, a Christian pastor, says it is worth $50 million.
Ebola Super-Spreaders Caused Majority of Cases: Study
Just 3 percent of infected persons caused 61 percent of cases of Ebola.
How the Private Sector Can Build Africa's Weak States
Sierra Leone's recovery after Ebola is testament to the power of the private sector in state-building.
Ebola Nurse Pauline Cafferkey Faces Misconduct Hearing
Cafferkey was infected while working at a Sierra Leone treatment centre in 2014.
Ebola's Shunned Heroes
The women on Ebola outbreak burial crews in Africa hurled themselves into the path of the virus when nearly everyone else ran away. Now they have little support for a normal life.
After Ebola Ban, Sierra Leone's Muslims Can Go to Mecca
Muslims from Sierra Leone were banned from going on Hajj during the Ebola outbreak.
U.K. Firm 'Employed Ex-Child Soldiers in Iraq'
Interviewees in a documentary have provided detailed testimony of serving as child soldiers.
Ebola: Guinea to Quarantine 816 People in New Flare-Up
Four people have died from the virus since February 29.
Dutch Football Association Confirms Match-Fixing
The KNVB says it wants to "combat this scourge" in the sport of football.
Sierra Leone Releases 55 People From Ebola Quarantine
Health authorities are still looking for 48 people who may be carrying the virus.
$5 Million Ebola Vaccine Deal Announced
The deal comes days after an Ebola death in Sierra Leone put more than 100 people in quarantine.
Sierra Leone Quarantines 109 People After Ebola Death
The case came hours after West Africa was declared Ebola-free on Thursday.
Ebola Returns as New Death Confirmed in Sierra Leone
The virus is back, one day after the WHO declared active transmission had ended.
Guinea's Next Challenge: Staying Free of Ebola
Will Guinea be the first to reach 90 days without the virus returning?
75 Million Bribes and Counting: How to Tackle Corruption in Africa
Corruption is part of life in sub-Saharan Africa, with faith in the police and courts at rock bottom.
Dispatches From Sierra Leone: Ebola's Bittersweet Legacy
One of the first British doctors to respond to Ebola reflects on the economic and social cost of the virus
Report Slams WHO For Being Too Slow to Respond to Ebola
The organization did not declare the virus to be a global emergency until five months after outbreaks were reported.
10-Year-Old Is Liberia's Newest Ebola Case
A 10-year-old boy has contracted the disease in Monrovia, according to officials.
Liberia Declared Ebola-Free for Second Time
Over 11,000 people have died in West Africa since the worst Ebola epidemic on record began over 18 months ago.
Sierra Leone Releases Its Last Ebola Patient From Hospital
The fight against the ebola epidemic has ended in the country, for now.
In Fight Against Ebola, Front-Line Health Workers Risked Their Lives And Never Got Paid
Less than 2 percent of all Ebola donations went to front-line medical staff in Sierra Leone.
Liberia Is Ebola-Free After Once Leading in Death Toll
After 42 days without a new case, the WHO declares that the nation is no longer afflicted with the virus.
Ebola Survivors Should Avoid Sex: CDC
The CDC has revised its guidelines for Ebola survivors and sex.