- 14 accused of mutiny stand trial in Sierra Leone Updated: Apr-14-14 1:58 pm
- UN lavishes rare praise on Sierra Leone Updated: Mar-26-14 5:52 pm
- Thousands mourn death of Sierra Leone ex-president Updated: Mar-23-14 2:34 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A court martial of 14 soldiers accused of mutiny has opened in the capital of the West African nation of Sierra Leone.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council lavished rare praise Wednesday on Sierra Leone, a country once known for "blood diamonds" and rebels chopping limbs off innocent civilians, which now contributes soldiers to U.N. peacekeeping missions and aspires to be a middle-income country by 2030.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Thousands of mourners gathered in Sierra Leone's national stadium for the funeral of former President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, who oversaw the end of the country's civil war.