Freetown News

Sierra Leone's doctors end nationwide strike

Hawanatu Conteh, a nurse at Connaught Hospital, tends to a patient while the hospital's doctors strike over pay and conditions, in Freetown, Sierra Leone December 4, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Dec 18, 2018

Sierra Leone graft probe to begin in January

Attorney-General and Justice minister Princilla Schwartz told a press conference in Freetown that every modality was in place ahead of the commencement of proceedings.

The East African , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Hundreds march in Sierra Leone against sexual violence

Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | Hundreds of people demonstrated in Freetown on Saturday against sexual violence against women, days after the Sierra Leone government promised a crackdown on rape and sexual abuse.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 16, 2018

Hundreds march in Sierra Leone against sexual violence

Freetown – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Freetown on Saturday against sexual violence against women, days after the Sierra Leone government promised a crackdown on rape and sexual abuse.

EWN , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Standing up for the boy child

It was a letter notifying him of his appointment as the Kenyan representative to the African Youth Diplomacy Forum, headquartered in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccine remains a concern

This is what happened in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, when people with malaria were filling Ebola treatment centres during the West African outbreak in 2014, he said.

The Star , Kenya Dec 9, 2018

Cheers! Webster shows portraits of new found friends

Webster came to Kenya from the UK where he taught art history but he was no stranger to Africa, having earlier lectured in philosophy at the University of Sierra Leone, in the country’s capital, Freetown.

The East African , Kenya Dec 8, 2018

Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

Hawanatu Conteh, a nurse at Connaught Hospital, tends to a patient while the hospital's doctors strike over pay and conditions, in Freetown, Sierra Leone December 4, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Dec 5, 2018

Sierra Leone's 'peace diamond' dividend slow in coming

The auction was originally scheduled to be held at the Central Bank in Freetown, but as the government thought the best offer made there - more than $7 million - was not high enough, they took the sale abroad.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 4, 2018

Sierra Leone's 'peace diamond' dividend slow in coming

The auction was originally scheduled to be held at the Central Bank in Freetown, but as the government thought the best offer made there -- more than $7 million -- was not high enough, they took the sale abroad.

New Vision , Uganda Dec 4, 2018