Aid groups are rushing to distribute water filters and buckets across Sierra Leone's capital, in a bid to prevent an outbreak of waterborne disease after last week's deadly mudslide.
Aid workers fear decomposing bodies left out in heat may spark health crisis
Sierra Leone's president calls for international help after devastating landslide
Hundreds have died in mudslides and floods near the capital Freetown and the number of victims is expected to rise.
Hundreds of people are feared dead in Sierra Leone following a massive mudslide.
Dozens of houses were submerged in mud after heavy rain caused a
Jogging in groups has been banned by authorities in Sierra Leone
A aid agency report says a woman who died of Ebola in Sierra Leone this week has potentially exposed at least twenty-seven other people to the virus
Vigils and celebrations have been held in Freetown to mark the end of Sierra Leone’s Ebola outbreak, which killed close to 4,000 people in the
The World Health Organisation has declared Sierra Leone free of Ebola. There hasn’t been a single case of the disease for the past 42 days. The
New study reveals Ebola to be a disease that can survive for a prolonged period in a male host and be transmitted after the victim makes a full recovery
Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been readmitted to a hospital isolation unit.
Students have been heading back to schools in Sierra Leone, nine months after classes were cancelled because of the Ebola outbreak. It is seen as a
As Ebola continues its relentless spread in West Africa, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has asked people to observe a week of fasting and prayer.
Health workers in Sierra Leone attempt to offer the feeling of Christmas to patients being treated for Ebola.
Sierra Leone has imposed a mandatory lockdown in its Northern Region in an effort to stop the spread of an Ebola outbreak. Markets and shops have
In Sierra Leone, there is no let up in the fight against Ebola. The country now accounts for more than half of the known cases of the disease. At the
During a trip to Sierra Leone and Liberia the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus
Is this scene a sign of the task facing health authorities in West Africa?
The footage shows crowds swarming around the body of a suspected Ebola
Sierra Leone has announced house-to-house searches for Ebola patients and internal travel restrictions as part of a new plan to battle the outbreak
A Dutch navy vessel delivered relief supplies to Freetown, Sierra Leone on November 19.
The ship is carrying supplies for the Ebola-stricken
Significant international aid is finally making its way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.
British military ship The Argus has
Two people have died after violence erupted over Ebola tests in Sierra Leone.
A riot occurred in Koidu Town after a medical team attempted to take
It is an unenviable job burying the bodies of Ebola victims but in Sierra Leone some grave diggers have gone on strike over the non-payment of a
The Muslim festival of Eid has been overshadowed in Sierra Leone by the spread of Ebola.
The British charity Save the Children has warned that
A three-day curfew in Sierra Leone aimed at combatting the spread of the deadly Ebola virus has ended.
The authorities declared the event a
A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone designed to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record has identified dozens of new infections.
The head of the