Stories about Sierra Leone
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Political leaders and citizens worldwide have reacted in different ways to the recent passing Fidel Castro, and Cuba and Africa were closest on healthcare.
The Ebola outbreak has killed 3,952 in the West African nation, according to the World Health Organisation.
KaiKai News empowers young Sierra Leoneans with documentary-making skills.
Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.
It's been a year since the WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A doctor and health journalist compare notes on what has been a long and traumatic year.
The epidemic has lead to outbursts of violence and slowed the country's economic growth, increasing the potential for food insecurity.
As the Ebola death toll nears 5,000, with at least 10,000 reported cases, many in West Africa are utilizing the power of new media in the fight against the disease.
Some point out that cultural practices in parts of Sierra Leone aggravate risks, such as bathing in water used to wash Ebola victims, believing it will bring good luck.
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.