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Ebola stops peacekeepers

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Sierra Leone, which is battling to contain the deadly Ebola virus, will stop new rotations of its UN-led forces into Somalia for...

Sierra Leone, Liberia deploy troops as Ebola toll nears 900

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Hundreds of troops deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus as the death toll...

Fourteen Sierra Leone soldiers charged with mutiny

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A Sierra Leone military court has charged 13 soldiers and a captain with mutiny and denied them bail eight months after they...

ISS: Sierra Leone graduates from UN peacekeeping

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Amid all the sound and fury of the United Nations (UN) and other international efforts to tackle new conflicts erupting on the...

ISS: Sierra Leone graduates from UN peacekeeping

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Amid all the sound and fury of the United Nations (UN) and other international efforts to tackle new conflicts erupting on the...

UN peacekeeping mission in Sierra Leone ends its work

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Today marks the official end of the UN Mission in Sierra Leone, the third and final phase of an engagement by the...

Safety concerns ground Sierra Leone international flights

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International airlines have cancelled flights to and from Sierra Leone after a U.N. aviation regulator discovered that the only functioning fire engine...

Sierra Leone editor arrested for comparing president to rat

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Sierra Leone police have arrested a newspaper editor and another journalist for publishing an article comparing President Ernest Bai Koroma to a...

Sierra Leone shields coveted forest from mining

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Sierra Leone has conferred protected national park status on a remote tract of forest that has attracted attention for its iron ore...

Sierra Leone indicts Freetown mayor for graft

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Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission has indicted the capital's mayor on graft charges, officials said today, a week after accusations of bribery against...

Sierra Leone probes alleged bribe in vice president office

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The government of Sierra Leone is investigating allegations that individuals in Vice-President Samuel Sam Sumana's office accepted kickbacks offered to them by...

UK paratroopers train Sierra Leonean soldiers for Somalia peacekeeping mission

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Four British paratroopers have been training Sierra Leonean troops in mortar firing in preparation for an African Union mission in Somalia next...

Sierra Leone, Djibouti sending peacekeepers to Somalia

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Djibouti this month will send 850 peacekeepers to support an African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia while Sierra Leone will send the...

New roads drive up accidents, deaths in Sierra Leone

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Travellers in Sierra Leone are often impressed by the new, smooth highways built by foreign donors in the West African nation --...

Sierra Leone arrests 39 in oil palm land lease dispute

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Sierra Leone authorities have arrested 39 protesters in the south of the West African nation, following tensions between the local population and...

Ex-military leader to run as Sierra Leone president

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Sierra Leone's main opposition party yesterday named former coup leader Brigadier-General Julius Maada Bio, who handed power back to civilians in 1996,...

One convicted, four others deny contempt charges at UN-backed court for...

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The United Nations-backed court set up to try suspects indicted for war crimes in Sierra Leone today convicted one of five people...

“Dollar boys” keep Sierra Leone in business

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Alhaji Bangura plies his trade on Siaka Stevens street in the heart of Sierra Leone's capital, a wad of "leone" banknotes in...

S Leone sets up body to clamp down on illicit arms:...

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Sierra Leone has set up an arms commission to control the illicit circulation of weapons in the hope of preventing the kind...

Sierra Leone sees recovery in diamond exports

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Sierra Leone is seeing a recovery in diamond exports, its main foreign currency earner, after falling prices hit the sector in 2009,...

Getting at the gold in southern Sierra Leone

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Better known for its diamond fields, gold exploration and mining in Sierra Leone is on the increase. British company, Cluff Gold, has...

Sierra Leone youth need jobs for peace: World Bank

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Sierra Leone needs donors' help to create jobs for disarmed but unemployed youth if the West African nation is to maintain the...

Sierra Leone suspends tax chief over corruption

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Sierra Leone's top tax collector has been suspended in a corruption investigation, authorities said in the poor West African country which has...

UN peacebuilding body ready for expanded role

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The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) tasked with marshalling resources to support recovery and development efforts in countries emerging from conflict could...

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