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“Being an MP is like being a bank,” explains one former MP. Most use savings, but many borrow. In Sierra Leone MPs regularly appear on lists of bad debtors

Sierra Leone on Thursday received a consignment of 200,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine donated by China to support the country's vaccination campaign.

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Sierra Leone on Thursday received a consignment of 200,000 doses of China's Sinopharm#COVID19  vaccine donated by China to support the country's vaccination campaign.

A batch of #COVID19  vaccines aided by China arrived in Sierra Leone on Thu, and was welcomed at the airport by senior officials including health minister of Sierra Leone and Chinese ambassador.

Sierra Leone is currently experiencing the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. For people living with HIV, the pandemic brings additional challenges, among them lack of access to treatment, disruptions in medical supplies, drug stockouts, and stigma a...

During the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Simeonette helped over 1,000 people affected by the virus. When #COVID19  started, she was ready. Young leaders like her are at the forefront of humanitarian action. @iascch 

Mayor @yakisawyerr  of Freetown, Sierra Leone: “We’re building a data system, because you can’t really manage a city if you don’t know who’s there and what’s in it."

But it gets worse. Take people at the *90th* percentile (i.e. nationally rich people) in Africa. Their incomes range from less than $1k in Tanzania and Sierra Leone to $9k in South Africa.

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Villagers in Sierra Leone found a 709- carat diamond - which they handed to the government. Nearly two years in, they're still waiting for their promised dividend.

Last year, villagers in Sierra Leone found a 709- carat diamond - which they handed to the government. They're still waiting for their promised dividend.

After finding a 709-carat diamond, these villagers in Sierra Leone gave it to government. More than a year later, they are still waiting to see the benefits.

👉🏿 Tensions rise in Sierra Leone over attempts to question the former president on corruption 👉🏿 And protesters in Nigeria demand that the Special Anti Robbery Squad be disbanded Download the latest #AfricaTodayPodcast 

In Sierra Leone, nurses who survive Ebola return to help others

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The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has risen to 419 & hundreds are still missing

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Thousands of people lost loved ones and are now homeless in Sierra Leone.

Sending prayers up for everyone in Sierra Leone during this difficult time???

Death toll caused by devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has risen to 499, govt says, almost 1/3 of victims were children.

Charlottesville. Barcelona. Widely covered. Sierra Leone. Not so much. A catastrophic flood occurred there Monday. Worthy of our attention.

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