After deadly mudslide, Sierra Leone vaccinates against cholera

After deadly mudslide, Sierra Leone vaccinates against cholera

Sierra Leone will vaccinate half a million people against cholera as thousands risk infection in emergency shelters with limited access to clean water and sanitation, an official said ...

Nearly 500 dead pulled from Sierra Leone mudslide

Nearly 500 dead pulled from Sierra Leone mudslide

Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week's devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city's chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.

270 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide - mayor

270 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide - mayor

Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown and the search continues for more, the mayor said on Tuesday.

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving morgues overflowing and residents desperately searching for loved ones.

7 years jail, fine for transit traveller carrying illicit drugs

7 years jail, fine for transit traveller carrying illicit drugs

A Doha Criminal Court has fined a transit traveller from Sierra Leone QR200,000 and sentenced to seven years in jail, followed by deportation for attempting to smuggle illicit drugs.

British nurse who contracted Ebola in 2014 back in hospital

British nurse who contracted Ebola in 2014 back in hospital

Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola in 2014 while caring for patients in Sierra Leone, was taken back to hospital on Thursday with a police escort, the Press Association reported.

UK nurse who recovered from Ebola back in hospital

UK nurse who recovered from Ebola back in hospital

A Scottish nurse, who recovered from Ebola but then suffered life-threatening complications from the virus persisting in her brain, has been admitted to hospital for a third time.

More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death

More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death

More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to spread ...

Dozens feared exposed as Sierra Leone confirms new Ebola case

Dozens feared exposed as Sierra Leone confirms new Ebola case

A woman who died of Ebola this week in Sierra Leone potentially exposed at least 27 other people to the disease, according to an aid agency report on Friday, raising the risk of more cases ...

WHO confirms SLeone Ebola death one day after all-clear

WHO confirms SLeone Ebola death one day after all-clear

The World Health Organization confirmed Friday a new death from Ebola in Sierra Leone just a day after west Africa celebrated the end of the outbreak.