December 10 was International Human Rights Day, and jhr celebrated by presenting awards for the best human rights stories produced in..
For eight weeks, 17 journalists from various newspaper and radio media outlets attended the 2012 Human Rights Election Workshop Series,..
By Hassan Bangura In the build-up to November 17 elections in Sierra Leone, persons with disabilities demanded to be included in the..
By Sallieu Sesay 56 years old Pa Abu Bangura, who is a blind beggar along Siaka Stevens Street in Freetown, said that as a blind man, he..
In less than two months, Sierra Leoneans will head to the polls for the third time since the end of a civil war. The country has been..
I went along with my colleague at Cotton Tree News, Kevin Lamdo, to produce his program entitled “My Visit,” where he highlights the..
Though the government of Sierra Leone has been making very public displays of initiatives that aim to promote transparency, since even..
The people of Port Loko, Sierra Leone used to get news about their town from radio stations in the capital even though they had their own..
The road from the Sierra Leonean town of Kenema to the Liberian border is not the smoothest ride in the country, but it may be one of the..
Sierra Leone has just been connected to its first high-speed fibre optic internet cable. With it come promises of economic and social..
In the past year, the Sierra Leonean government has been working to change the image of the country from that of civil war, Blood Diamonds..
For many people, the Revolutionary United Front’s (RUF’s) legacy will be that of a cruel and brutal fighting force during Sierra..
I visited Freetown’s prison for women with Martha Kargbo, jhr’s first BBC World Service Trust Fellow in Sierra Leone. She is producing..