Incumbent President Julius Maada Bio will face off against against main contender Samura Kamara on June 24. As the country prepares for this crucial election, voters are looking at issues like economic stagnation, corruption and national security.
More than 15 artists from other countries have produced their own country-specific versions of Childish Gambino's 'This is America.'
Mariama Kamara is one of hundreds of Sierra Leoneans recently kicked out of three government camps set up in the wake of the Aug. 14 disaster, when heavy rains caused the partial disintegration of Sugar Loaf mountain, now a red rock scar looming over the country's capital.
Head wrapping goes beyond style for one Detroit anthropologist. It’s also a way to bridge cultures.
Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children.
Around 400 bodies have been recovered.
Sori Kondi is from Sierra Leone. DJ Chief Boima is from Wisconsin. Together they're the Kondi Band. And their music is a blend of traditional West African music with contemporary electronica.
Vickie Remoe says she left her career as a TV host in Sierra Leone after being propositioned one time too many.
In addition to physical health problems, the virus can have damaging psychological and social effects on survivors, which has now become a major concern among health workers and humanitarian aid organizations. Survivors often have difficulty reintegrating into society after recovery due to the stigma surrounding the disease and face social rejection by their peers.
Sierra Leone declared itself Ebola-free on Saturday. It had been 42 days since any new cases were diagnosed. To mark the occasion, thousands danced in the streets and rapper Block Jones, from Sierra Leone, released a video and song.
Sierra Leone is counting down to an Ebola-free future: November 7 marks the day the country will celebrate being officially declared free of the disease.