Sierra Leone President Fires Deputy

Updated: Wed 18 Mar, 08:44 am

The embattled vice president, Samuel Sam-Samana, was dismissed after he sought asylum in the U.S. embassy in Freetown. read more »

Justice in Sierra Leone in a Time of Ebola

Updated: Mon 9 Feb, 07:43 am

The government of President Ernest Bai Koroma, which now has wide-ranging powers under the state of emergency, has been accused by human rights groups of illegal arrests and detentions. read more »

Sex Crimes Up in Sierra Leone Amid Ebola Outbreak

Updated: Thu 5 Feb, 03:30 am

A lack of doctors to examine women who have been sexually assaulted means that they have no evidence to take to the courts, even if they were open. read more »