Sierra Leone Politics Guide

  • A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola at the Nebraska hospital where he was being treated after arriving from West Africa over the weekend, the hospital said on Monday. Dr. Martin Salia, a permanent U.S. resident, contracted the virus while working in a Freetown hospital, according to his family. He was chief medical officer at United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone when he was confirmed last Tuesday to have contracted Ebola.
  • Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma told an audience at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington March 27 that the work of Peace Corps volunteers has made a great impact on him.