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27 August 2015
10 April 2015
4 April 2015
Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.
29 March 2015
It's been a year since the WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A doctor and health journalist compare notes on what has been a long and traumatic year.
18 March 2015
25 September 2014
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
1 September 2014
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
10 August 2014
29 October 2013
TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.
17 November 2012
Sierra Leone holds its third national election since the end of their civil war on 17 November, 2012. A coalition of monitoring organisations in the country, National Election Watch, will...
14 October 2012
One blog, Lovelyish, considers a Pinterest campaign about a 13-year-old girl Ami Musa from Sierra Leone by UNICEF UK to raise awareness about children living in poverty in Africa "the...
3 September 2012
Martine Wright, a survivor of the London bombings, Rim Ju Song, the first North Korean participant who, a few months ago, could not swim; and Hassiem Achmat, who survived a...
2 May 2012
Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000. Observers are increasingly worried about the fact that such land deals usually take place in...
12 September 2010
Forced sterilization of HIV positive women is alas still a reality in many African countries. Recent testimonies were shared by many through personal experiences and a few African bloggers weighed...
7 July 2010
In Sierra Leone, Vickie Remoe hosts and produces a magazine style show that covers a variety of topics: from undiscovered musical geniuses, to a day in the life of different...
28 October 2009
When a woman dies during pregnancy, childbirth or due to complications after delivery, it affects not only the family, but also the whole community.
17 July 2009
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is facing 11 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, which is being held at the Hague,...
26 December 2007
22 December 2007
This week we have updates from the Sierra Leone-based Rising Voices outreach grant winner, Think Build Change Salone (TBCS). Participants of the TBCS project post more of their experiences as...