Sierra Leone

Five nations sign and two ratify Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

With world leaders gathering in New York this week for the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly – and against the backdrop of Russia’s latest nuclear threats – five more nations have signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of…

Ebola strikes West Africa again: key questions and lessons from the past

News of a new outbreak of Ebola in Guinea is indeed distressing. The last in West Africa occurred between 2014 and 2015 and affected Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. It was the world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak, which began in Guinea…

A local voice from Sierra Leone

As the world gradually forgets about Ebola, life for people in Sierra Leone continues to be affected in all areas. Reto Thumiger, from the German speaking Editorial Team of Pressenza, writes about the situation from his personal perspective having worked…