Sierra Leone

Death toll from Sierra Leone floods passes 400: Red Cross

More than 400 people have died in mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross says, as Britain promised £5 million in fresh aid.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Sierra Leone VP seeks asylum with US

Sierra Leone's Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana is seeking political asylum at the US embassy in the capital after soldiers surrounded his house

March 1, 2015
March 1, 2015

Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine

Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana has placed himself in 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards died of Ebola.