Sierra Leone

crime

A Chat with a Former Gangster 'On the Run' in Sierra Leone

Sam Walker says he'll be arrested as soon as he returns to the UK. British police beg to differ.
Andy Jones
7.2.18
Broad Strokes

The Artistic Benefits of Forgetfulness

Bay Area artists Rewina Beshue and Muzae Sesay discuss how their faulty memories inspire their work and frame their experiences as first-generation African immigrants.
Sarah Burke
3.6.18
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of August 14

VICE News
8.18.17
Race against time

We went looking for survivors of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslide

VICE News
8.17.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

GOP bashes Trump over Charlottesville rant, bathroom bill fails again in Texas, top union leader quits White House council over Charlottesville, and more.
VICE Staff
8.16.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump campaign aide tried to set up meetings with Putin, more CEOs leave White House council over Charlottesville, North Korea pauses on Guam strike, and more.
VICE Staff
8.15.17
Drugs

Promising Ebola drug isn't effective enough after all, study says

Kayla Ruble
10.13.16
Health

The Women Battling the Post-Ebola Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Two years after the World Health Organization declared the Ebola crisis as a health emergency, life is slowly going back to normal in Sierra Leone—unless you're a teenage girl.
Lara Whyte
8.8.16
africa

Ebola Is Spreading Again in West Africa — But This Time There's a Plan to Stop It

At least nine cases have been reported in recent weeks, but a new vaccine and other measures are being used to prevent the virus from spreading out of control again.
Kayla Ruble
4.2.16
africa

The UN's Health Agency Just Downgraded the Threat Level for the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Ever

More than two years after the spread of the virus began in West Africa, claiming more than 11,300 lives, the World Health Organization today declared an end to the international public health emergency declaration the outbreak had warranted.
Kayla Ruble
3.29.16
africa

Ebola Ended FGM in Sierra Leone, but Now It's Back

Ebola did something women's rights activists in Sierra Leone had not achieved in decades — it ended female genital mutilation. But since the outbreak was declared over, the practice has returned.
Olivia Acland
3.21.16
Photo

Black Magic and Chicken Blood: Photos of My Week with Sierra Leone's Witch Doctors

A gallery of photographer Olivia Acland's latest work from Sierra Leone where she visited doctors that use a combination of black magic and herbal medicines to cure the sick.
Olivia Acland
3.14.16
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