Aid agencies have hit out at plans for a nationwide lockdown in Sierra Leone to try to stop the spread of Ebola.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
As an Ebola outbreak spreads out of control in West Africa, Sierra Leone has announced a four-day nationwide lockdown.
People will be forced to
Sierra Leone’s president has declared a two year jail sentence as punishment for harbouring infected Ebola victims.
It follows warning that the
Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine victims of the Ebola virus as the death toll in West Africa
Sierra Leone has become the new epicentre for the Ebola virus outbreak which is continuing to grow.
As of 20 July there had been 660 deaths in
The head doctor fighting the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has caught the disease.
Sheik Umar Khan has been hailed as a national hero by the
For murder, rape, abduction and using child soldiers, former President of Liberia Charles Taylor’s sentence of 50 years in prison has been upheld by
Media technology is everywhere, and of course it is important to teach young people to make the best use of it, to use radio, TV and social networks
Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has the won the presidential election with almost 59% of the votes cast. This results means that no run
The sentencing of former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years imprisonment for war crimes was watched by hundreds back in Sierra
A UN-backed court sentenced former Liberian leader Charles Taylor on Wednesday to 50 years in jail for war crimes.
The Special Court for Sierra
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been given a sentence of 50 years by judges at the Special Court for Sierra Leone at the Hague.
Victims of Sierra Leone’s civil war await news from The Hague today where convicted war criminal Charles Taylor is to receive his sentence.
The crimes for which Charles Taylor has been convicted, although committed by rebel forces in Sierra Leone, came back to him.
Grave breaches of the
A UN war crimes court is expected to deliver its verdict today, in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor.
He is facing 11 charges