Sierra Leone, on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, is half the size of Illinois. Guinea, in the north and east, and Liberia, in the south, are its neighbours. Mangrove swamps lie along the coast, with wooded hills and a plateau in the interior. The eastern region is mountainous. Fast Facts about Sierra Leone 1. [...]
Dear WASSCE Candidates, Would You Love To Win WAEC’s AUGUSTUS BANDELE OYEDIRAN AWARD For Best Candidate in West Africa?
Students sitting the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination should pay close attention, this piece was prepared just for you. The Augustus Bandele Oyediran Award for the Best Candidate in West Africa is a contest among candidates in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia. This award was instituted in 1984 under two [...]
PHOTOS: Inside the West African Ebola towns where locals are quarantined at gunpoint and desperate volunteers are paid N1,000 to bury the dead
Volunteers are being paid 1,073 Naira per day to sterilize and bury the bodies of those who have died after contracting the deadly Ebola virus. As the crisis continues to spread across West African countries, workers in Kenema, Sierra Leone, have been pictured donning special protective gear and face masks to carry out the harrowing [...]