· August, 2010

Stories about Sierra Leone from August, 2010

Liberia: Charles Taylor Trial Update

  20 August 2010

Alpha Sesay writes about the testimony Isa Sesay, the former interim leader of the Sierra Leonean rebel group that Charles Taylor is accused of providing support at the Charles Taylor trial at the Hague.

Sierra Leone: Aging Alone

  9 August 2010

“Most elderly people in Africa live in their communities, but in Sierra Leone so many young people died and so many communities were destroyed that what started as a poor house in eastern Freetown has evolved to become the King George Home for the Aged,” Glenna Gordon observes.