Will Sierra Leone see Uganda-style protests following an increase in fuel prices?
Articles by Sulakshana Gupta
As Sierra Leone celebrates 50 years of independence, Sulakshana Gupta revisits the photographic past.
- April 27, 2011
The Freedom of Information Bill in Sierra Leone continues to be stalled.
- April 15, 2011
Food shortages are expected in Sierra Leone, due to the ban on cross-border trade.
- April 6, 2011
A new national report says 25 journalists were beaten and harassed last year in Sierra Leone.
- March 22, 2011
Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years.
- March 7, 2011
Is Colonel Muammar Gaddafi an honorary Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone?
- February 28, 2011
From buses to mosques, Muammar Gaddafi’s presence is hard to escape in Sierra Leone.
- February 23, 2011
The last remaining Mongolian guards are leaving Sierra Leone after eight years of service.
- February 22, 2011
Film and theatre keeps young people out of trouble in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
- February 16, 2011
Legendary journalist Mohamed Amin’s son Salim wants to empower the continent’s scribes.
- February 3, 2011
Sulakshana Gupta reveals five reasons why Sierra Leone matters to the UN.
- January 17, 2011
How will Sierra Leone’s soon-to-be passed Act make a difference to people’s lives?
- January 10, 2011
Sulakshana Gupta, our blogger in Sierra Leone, is back - and a lot has happened in the last year.
- December 20, 2010
Every home in Sierra Leone is well stocked with candles, gasoline lanterns and trusty flashlights. These are life essentials in the capital, Freetown, where electricity is intermittent at best.
- January 1, 2010
The trial of Charles Taylor has left an unhappy judicial legacy, argues Sulakshana Gupta.
- November 1, 2009
Using financial inducements to stop circumcisions.
- October 19, 2009
Initiators agree to stop circumcising underage girls in Sierra Leone.
- October 12, 2009
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma must keep his promise on healthcare.
- September 28, 2009
Young girls in Sierra Leone are being punished for receiving educational opportunities.
- September 17, 2009
Black market money buys a way out of unemployment in Sierra Leone
- September 3, 2009
The Revolutionary United Front (RUF) of Sierra Leone claim the transition from rebel group to political party is complete.
- August 23, 2009
Sierra Leone just ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. So what does that mean?
- August 13, 2009
Will the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone ever be completed?
- August 6, 2009
Mariatu Kamara has come a long way from Freetown beggar to published author.
- July 30, 2009
People in rural Sierra Leone still don't understand what constitutes domestic violence or why it's a crime.
- July 23, 2009
A former child soldier in Freetown refutes Charles Taylor's testimony at The Hague.
- July 20, 2009
A disputed piece of land between Sierra Leone and Guinea still threatens regional security.
- July 8, 2009
A new report asks whether moving Taylor from Freetown to The Hague was a mistake for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, effectively compromising people's ownership of the justice process.
- July 6, 2009
The media in Sierra Leone are forcing the judiciary to decriminalize libel and stop imprisoning journalists for sedition.
- June 26, 2009
Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai is a Sierra Leonean who has been campaigning tirelessly since 2005 for the Freedom of Information Act.
- June 18, 2009