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Dr Asamte Fidel is one of the local Sierra Leonean doctors working at Connaught Hospital. The hospital was on the frontline of the Ebola epidemic when it hit in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Credit: Simon Davis/DFiD

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Four years ago, New Internationalist travelled to West Africa to hear the stories of communities in recovery from the deadly...

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In a series of web documentaries, Sierra Leonean citizen reporters lay bare the devastating impacts of malaria.

F.A. Cole at Women Safe Institute, January 2018. Photo: Kyle G. Brown

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Without proper care, the value of post-FGM reconstructive surgery can be limited. Kyle G. Brown reports.

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New Internationalist reviews the top world music albums of the summer

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The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak...

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The world’s media obsessed over Ebola at its peak. But what happened next? Paul Myles introduces the Sierra...

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Mustapha Dumbaya lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down...

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Statistics and more on the spread of the virus through West Africa.

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Mariama B Jalloh’s quest to find her father’s resting place among the unmarked graves of those lost to Ebola...

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Mamie Lebbi, the first woman to test positive for Ebola, describes how she survived in the bush with her...

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Bankolay Turay’s story of student romance on ice.

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Gangsters turned mobilizers, the Tripoli Boys kicked Ebola out of their neighbourhood. Amjata Bayoh and...

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Elizabeth Katta talks about the lingering impacts of teenage pregnancy, which spiked during Ebola.

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Serah Tomba went from being a student to sole carer of seven orphans.

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And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return? Hazel Healy travelled there to find out.

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While many say the epidemic is nearing its ‘end’, important questions still need to be addressed, writes Natasha...

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