The court also found that Taylor participated in the planning of attacks, including one on the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown.
Walking around Freetown as he speaks to me on the phone, the typically upbeat Pratt sounds frustrated.
When Ebola worsened in Freetown, Salia could have chosen to return to safety in Maryland.
In middle school, the young boy would scavenge nearby trash yards in the capital of Freetown to find parts for his inventions.
Corruption, suspicion, and a lack of doctors all add up to a growing calamity in Freetown.
Both commercially and strategically Freetown is a place of importance.
Freetown, the capital, is built on a peninsula about eighteen miles long.
Everybody will remember old Hobnail, the coloured boot and shoe-maker at Freetown.
Religion was vital in his life; he tried to foster it from Westport to Freetown.
The site is well chosen and the building is scarcely inferior to the best houses in Freetown.
West African nation, literally "lion mountains," from Spanish sierra "mountain range" (see sierra) + leon "lion" (see lion). Attested from mid-15c. in Portuguese explorers' accounts, and a very early explanation of the name derives it from the "roaring" of thunder in the mountains. Related: Sierra Leonean.
Note: After the American Revolutionary War, attempts were made to settle freed slaves in Sierra Leone. Formerly a British protectorate, Sierra Leone became independent in 1961.