Sierra Leone

The Mayor of Sierra Leone's capital city of Freetown - Sam Gibson has told media that rescue workers are currently preparing 270 corpses for burial - following their recovery from a mudslide in the outskirts of the city. more

15 Aug 2017 15:19

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

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