Sierra Leone

Ebola Diamonds

What do Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea have in common?

Strangely enough more than just Ebola. Western Liberia is part of an Archaean age craton which spreads into Sierra Leone and Guinea. This type of rock strata is full of diamondiferous kimberlites.

What makes the diamonds of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia so special is that this is one of the rare regions in the world containing large alluvial diamonds, read more

The Medical Fascism Of Ebola

holy-waterTraditional healers, herbalists, those gifted in the art of true medicine, were burned at the stake in the medieval times of Europe. The Roman Catholic Church wanted people to only spend what little they had on buying `holy water` blessed from the font by an ordained priest. Times have not moved on as the giant pharmaceutical corporations have replaced the `holy water` with not only packaging but contrived side effects, contracting a patient for life.

According to a Sky News report of September 2014, a well-respected traditional healer who was involved in the treatment of Ebola patients from Guinea is being held responsible for infecting 365 people in Sierra Leone and the authorities are now `tracking read more