Sierra Leone



Juliana Kemokai from Kenema, Sierra Leone, is an Ebola survivor. Since the beginning of the outbreak, she lost her son, husband, mother, father and sister to the deadly disease but she and her other son managed to survive. more

19 Dec 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

International charity - Melqosh Mission has launched its global #PurpledToStopEbola campaign. more

10 Dec 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has started a three-day nationwide lockdown in an effort to halt the Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the country. more

20 Sep 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

A system to monitor the economic impact of Ebola in Sierra Leone has been activated by the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in light of the significant effect the crisis will have on the country. more

5 Sep 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

On May 2nd, Sierra Leone made a great move forward by deciding to eliminate the death penalty. more

13 May 2014 16:00 Sierra Leone

Leading Sierra-Leonean telecommunications company, Africell Lintel Limited, has awarded cash prizes of 595 Million Leones more

13 May 2014 11:00 Sierra Leone

A 38-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM). more

12 May 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone 1 Comments

For any family to lose a loved one is a great personal tragedy; but to lose a man whose dedication and commitment to the service of his nation has become the emblem of our country’s transition from war to peace, such loss is a national tragedy. more

19 Mar 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

Tributes have been paid to the former President of Sierra Leone - Ahmad Tejan Kabbah who died the age of 82 after a period of illness. more

13 Mar 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone

The Special Court has formally handed over the its landmark courthouse and the surrounding court complex to the Government of Sierra Leone, as it takes the final steps towards closure of the institution. more

2 Dec 2013 00:00 Sierra Leone

Sixteen jurists have been sworn in as Judges of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, the institution which will succeed the Special Court which closes this month. more

2 Dec 2013 00:00 Sierra Leone

The 5th Sierra Leone Excellence Awards (SLEA) holds on Saturday 30 November 2013 between 8pm and 2am at V360 Banqueting Suite, Lancaster House, 70 Newington Causeway Elephant and Castle; London SE1 6DF. more

22 Nov 2013 00:00 Sierra Leone

The Special Court for Sierra Leone - Appeals Chamber has unanimously upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and affirmed the 50-year sentence imposed by the Trial more

26 Sep 2013 00:00 Sierra Leone

A community leader within Sierra Leone’s UK Diaspora community – Mrs Aminata Conteh has endorsed the APC-led government of Dr Ernest Bai Koroma for a second term in office. more

15 Nov 2012 00:00 Sierra Leone