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Cola is the second most popular drink after water but it's sourcing has been the subject of much criticism. Karma Cola tries to turn this around, changing lives in war torn Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone is the most dangerous place in the world to give birth. For Aminata Conteh-Biger, the shocking mortality rate of pregnant women was the only thing that could draw her back to her homeland.
Determined to document those affected by Ebola, health project worker Jo Dunlop returns to Sierra Leone. She witnesses the defiant bravery of the local care units that highlight the immense gap in global health.
Following the civil war Sierra Leone's health care infrastructure has been left in tatters. "Emergency" is the country's only free hospital, funded by charitable donations and desperately trying to fill the gap.
Inside Sierra Leone's notoriously corrupt justice system there's been an explosion in female prison rates. But some are fighting the poverty and discrimination trapping these women behind bars.
The deadly haemorrhagic Ebola virus has wiped out whole villages in Sierra Leone. At the epicentre of the outbreak is Kailahun, a town where aid workers are risking their lives to deal with the crisis.
The Ebola outbreak is claiming around a hundred victims a week and spreading fast. With the death toll rising daily, we head to the heart of the crisis to reveal the human tragedy behind the headlines.
Married at 15, Zainabu already has 9 children. Living in a small hut in Sierra Leone, she struggles to provide for them. Now she is going against traditional views of family planning to change their future.