Featured stories about Sierra Leone
Martine Wright, a survivor of the London bombings, Rim Ju Song, the first North Korean participant who, a few months ago, could not swim; and Hassiem Achmat, who survived a shark attack. Just some of the remarkable Paralympic athletes.
- Africa: HIV Positive Women Sterilized, Discriminated Against and Stigmatized 12 September 2010
- Sierra Leone: Sex and STD Awareness through Video 7 July 2010
- Africa: Blogging the trial of Charles Taylor 17 July 2009
- TBCS interns talk about the development of Sierra Leone 22 December 2007
Latest stories about Sierra Leone
29 October 2013
TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.
17 November 2012
Sierra Leone holds its third national election since the end of their civil war on 17 November, 2012. A coalition of monitoring organisations in the country, National Election Watch, will...
28 October 2009
When a woman dies during pregnancy, childbirth or due to complications after delivery, it affects not only the family, but also the whole community.
26 December 2007
As we all get ready to enter 2008, Rising Voices celebrates its first six months of existence. It is time to step back, reflect on where we've come and think...
17 November 2007
This week we highlight developments of two of the Rising Voices grantees in Asia and Africa. Interns at the Think Build Change Salone in Sierra Leone are starting to document...
7 October 2007
Since we last visited the Rising Voices outreach award winners, much progress has been made, including the introduction of the world's first weblog in the Andean indigenous language of Aymara....
31 August 2007
Sierra Leone held its presidential and parliamentary elections on August 11, 2007. The exercise marked a peaceful transition to democracy after years of civil war. None of the presidential candidates...
2 August 2007
It was less than a month ago that we first announced the first round of Rising Voices outreach projects but already those first five projects have made incredible progress. Let's...
4 July 2007
We are thrilled to announce the first five citizen media outreach projects to receive Rising Voices microgrants. In total we received 142 project proposals from over 40 different countries. What...
3 July 2007
Voices from Ghana: It's Not All About the Energy Crisis; Stanbic Takes Over Ghana's ADB?; New Currency Arrives
Ghana might be going through an energy crisis, but, somehow, that has not deterred both expatriate and Ghanaian bloggers from making surprisingly positive comments about the country in which they...