What’s at stake in Sierra Leone’s elections on June 24? We discuss on this episode of the Africa Is a Country podcast.
The nature of the business makes it hard to hold investors accountable when they do wrong.
A new film, "Sing Freetown" (director: Clive Patterson) and accompanying theater project from Sorious Samura and Charlie Haffner attempt, with varying success, to sing a different song of Freetown.
While Sierra Leone has come very far in its fight against sexual violence the question of safeguarding victims especially children needs urgent attention.
Young Africans are breathing life into Tupac’s memory, channeling his image and his music to be heard and seen in social spaces where they feel neither audible nor visible.
Recalling its Ebola hysteria would help the US better confront COVID-19.
Father's Day reflections for the time of COVID-19.
Africans rarely re-evaluate ourselves, the basis of our knowledge and our traditions on our own terms, argues Sierra Leonean writer Ishmael Beah.
Surviving the COVID-19 crisis as a jobless Sierra Leonean domestic worker in Lebanon. They are stuck together after losing their jobs or fleeing abusive employers.
An interview with Berlin-based Sierra Leonean electronic musician Lamin Fofana on Europe's longtime fascination with African culture.
A border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk and an interview with Berlin-based Sierra Leonean electronic music producer, Lamin Fofana.
Sierra Leoneans take center stage as storytellers and active witnesses in a new documentary about the Ebola outbreak.
The friendship of the poets Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare is the subject of the road movie documentary, "The Poets."
Has migration policy reckoned with epidemics like Ebola?
In Sierra Leone, politicians make promises to youth in exchange for support in elections, but they rarely deliver. This must change.
Cubans are far better prepared than most for public health and climate emergencies. African countries should emulate the island nation in this regard.
For young people in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, there is a code for the perilous journey that they are making to Europe via Libya.
Blood Orange and Sampha are two London-raised artists with Sierra Leonean roots, currently making waves on both sides of the Atlantic.