Sierra Leone has overtaken neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of Ebola cases

Sierra Leone is struggling to contain the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak

 Sierra Leone has overtaken neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of Ebola cases, the latest World Health Organization figures suggest. Sierra Leone is struggling to contain the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak Its latest estimate of the cumulative number of cases since the start of the outbreak in March now stands at 7,780 in More...

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ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers speaks to Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. Credit: ITV News/Dan Rivers
By On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Sierra Leone president defends his reaction to the Ebola crisis.- ( Full Transcript of interview with ITV)

  ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers speaks to Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. We’d been promised we’d have at least 20 minutes to set up our equipment for an interview with the president of Sierra More...

girls suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on August 16, 2014
By On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Sierra Leonean Health workers in Britain are taking leave from their jobs to volunteer in Sierra Leone

 (AFP-27th October,2014)-Watching with horror as the Ebola crisis ravages their country, Sierra Leoneans in London are mobilising to help their compatriots fight the deadly virus back home. girls suspected More...

Kaci Hickox, a nurse, was the first person in New Jersey placed under a mandatory 21-day quarantine for people who had direct contact with Ebola patients
By On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

A nurse quarantined on her return to the US from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has criticised the way she was dealt with at Newark airport.

 NEW YORK – Tested Negative, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine. A nurse who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone criticized her treatment on Saturday More...

Healthcare workers wear protective gear before entering into an Ebola treatment centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone
By On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily

 By:-Dajana Suljkanović and agencies The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily, according to government estimates. Healthcare workers wear More...

A slum in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
By On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Sierra Leone:-The Incompetence Of Sierra Leone’s Ruling Class Is Destroying Our Ability To Develop.

 By: Augustine Sorie-sengbe Marrah* Sheka Forna’s op-ed, “Ebola: A Wake Up Call To Sierra Leone’s Upper Class,” is one of those brilliant yet rare writings emerging from the ruins of the Athens of West More...

A panel convenes to discuss the complex implications of curbing illicit financial flows, as an innovative means of financing development in Africa during the 9th African Development Forum held in Marrakech, Morocco.
By On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Tracking Africa’s Stolen Billions

 Illicit financial flows are a major drain on Africa’s resources for development. International coordination is needed to slow the flow of stolen assets. A panel convenes to discuss the complex implications More...

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By On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Africa Can Be Its Own ‘Switzerland’

 By Busani Bafana Marrakech — Africa has the capacity to access at least 200 billion dollars for sustainable development investment but it will remain a slave to foreign aid unless it improves the climate More...

A health worker stands outside Connaught Hospital, after the arrival of patient with symptoms of the Ebola virus in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone (file photo)
By On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Sierra Leone: How an Ebola Clinic Works. (Opinion)

 OPINION By: Kathryn Stinson* Can you tell us who you were living with before you came here? The health promoter shouts across the fence. A health worker stands outside Connaught Hospital, after the arrival More...

Dr. Peter Piot, the co-discoverer of the Ebola virus, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Piot questioned
By On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

EBOLA:-The World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa

 LONDON (AP)— In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff More...