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.
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...
12 September 2010
Forced sterilization of HIV positive women is alas still a reality in many African countries. Recent testimonies were shared by many through personal experiences and a few African bloggers weighed...
7 July 2010
In Sierra Leone, Vickie Remoe hosts and produces a magazine style show that covers a variety of topics: from undiscovered musical geniuses, to a day in the life of different...
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.
17 July 2009
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is facing 11 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, which is being held at the Hague,...
26 December 2007
22 December 2007
This week we have updates from the Sierra Leone-based Rising Voices outreach grant winner, Think Build Change Salone (TBCS). Participants of the TBCS project post more of their experiences as...
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....