Preventing religious conflict in Sierra Leone – a careful balancing act
Eleven years of civil war and the Ebola disease has made many in Sierra Leone sensitive to issues that could renew conflict, particularly conflict along... Read More
The Citizens’ Manifesto: a new hope for democracy in Sierra Leone?
The political lens is zooming in on Sierra Leone as the country is poised to hold its next presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for March... Read More
The legacy of Ebola in Sierra Leone – a country at risk?
The 2014 outbreak of Ebola – the worst in history – saw almost 4,000 people killed in Sierra Leone. Those who survived now face medical... Read More
Pulling the trigger – police brutality in Sierra Leone?
The killing of two people at a protest last year has launched a debate about the tactics of the police in Sierra Leone. While civil society... Read More
The right time for more time in Sierra Leone?
Debate on whether President Ernest Bai Koroma should stand for a third term in Sierra Leone is intensifying.
Building peace in Sierra Leone – the need for transformative reconciliation
Reconciliation is a long-term process, and as Sierra Leoneans continue to drive and define the process, ex-combatants and youth will play a key role in... Read More