Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Mudslide: 400 People Killed, 600 Missing in Freetown

President Ernest Bai Koroma earlier pleaded for "urgent support", saying entire communities had been wiped out, according to the BBC. Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead after a mudslide in the Regent area and floods elsewhere in Freetown on Monday.

706-Carat Diamond Unearthed By Pastor In Sierra Leone

A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond, a discovery that experts said on Thursday could be the 10th largest stone ever found. The huge rock was extracted by Emmanuel Momoh, one of the thousands