Political strife, natural disasters and epidemics can devastate a country’s tourist industry. But once initial challenges are overcome, visitors can aid recovery, says Nick Redmayne
We watched the boys return to school and be children again
The year began with the deadliest Ebola epidemic ever seen. It ends with Sierra Leone, the worst-affected country, finally free of the disease yet 20,000 children orphaned in the region. Film-maker Ben Steele travelled to West Africa to meet the remarkable boys and girls rebuilding their broken families
Tiffany has announced it has deferred payment of $50m of loans it made to Octea to develop the mine in Koidu, where the town council now claims it will take legal action over £400,000 in unpaid property taxes
Today, as we enter a post-Ebola Sierra Leone, we see a stronger, more resilient country
The outbreak killed almost 4,000 people
As the World Health Organisation prepares to declare the country disease-free today, businesses are keen to revive international trade
Experts are expressing astonishment at the deterioration of her condition
The American Pie actress appeared in Southwark Crown Court to give evidence against Maryam Hassan today
The commander of the Liberian President’s motorcade has been arrested for allegedly smuggling 300kg of cannabis.
The former Liberian President Charles Taylor is worried about his safety once he transfers to Britain to serve his sentence for war crimes, according to new documents released by his lawyers.
Mr Taylor was responsible for 'some of the most heinous crimes in human history'
Aroyal palace – even one soon due to host a new arrival – feels like a fitting venue for an imperial swansong. While the HarperCollins garden party in the Orangery at Kensington Palace morphed into a valediction and celebration for the firm's departing CEO Victoria Barnsley, talk also turned on the lowering of other flags. Large-scale publishing in Britain, some guests claimed, has fallen more firmly than ever under the American yoke.
Retired army officer was forced out for awarding Royal Armouries workers thousands of pounds
It’s been a surprise hit in the US, and not just because it has A-list narrators...
Alongside the familiar rhinos and elephants, the future of another of Africa’s threatened big mammals will be tackled at the Cites conference – but this creature is far from familiar.