Tag: Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, COVID-19 Could Make Maternal Mortality Worse

In Sierra Leone, COVID-19 Could Make Maternal Mortality Worse

Six years ago, Sierra Leone was fighting Ebola, an infectious disease that devastated the country for almost two years. Today, like most countries around the world, the West African nation is in the midst of fighting another disease: COVID-19. The Ebola outbreak not only killed thousands of...

Finding New Ways to Access Clean Water

Finding New Ways to Access Clean Water

A 19-year-old woman uses scrap metal for innovation. In Sierra Leone, just over 50% of the population has access to safe drinking water. It is a rare and expensive commodity. Nineteen-year-old Khadija is an innovator. Watch her create solutions to help her community make access to water...

Local Justice in Africa: Out of the Spotlight

Local Justice in Africa: Out of the Spotlight

Local tribunals require media attention if they are to be alternatives to the ICC. Kenya’s president, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, and his deputy, William Samoei Ruto, face charges for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC). They stand accused of orchestrating the...

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