From soda can to cooking pot
Sierra Leone has no functioning public trash collection service. Some inventive tinkerers are taking matters into their own hands by turning discarded soda cans into stable and cheap cooking pots.
Sierra Leone gets CIO
President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio has appointed Moinina David Sengeh as Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovation Officer. Sierra Leone is aiming to push innovation and technology to the forefront in the rebuilding of the nation.
People of Sierra Leone set to go to polls, finally
From civil war to Ebola to a deadly landslide, the people of the West African nation of Sierra Leone have been through a lot. Now, after a delayed election date, voters in the struggling democracy are set to vote, and turnout is expected to be high.
Elections can not be completely peaceful - Goodluck Jonathan
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonothan speaks to DW about his role as leader of the Election Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) for the Sierra Leone elections.
Sierra Leone: Interview with presidential candidate Julius Maada Bio
The opposition leader warns of a possible state of emergency if Tuesday's run-off election is not held and expresses concern over threats against himself and his supporters.
Sierra Leone miners yet to see proceeds from 'Peace Diamond'
Nearly a year ago one of the biggest uncut diamonds in the world was discovered in Sierra Leone and, despite government promises, miners from the area say none of the proceeds have been used to invest in local development projects.
Beauty queens to the rescue in Sierra Leone
In January 2016, Sierra Leone, a small West African country torn apart by war and ranked among the poorest in the world, created a sensation at the Miss Universe event.
Mass burial held for victims of Sierra Leone mudslide
Hundreds of victims killed in Sierra Leone's mudslide have been buried, while the search for missing people continues.