Part two of Charlie Roberts' journey into Sierra Leone, in this instalment we meet the people of Sierra Leone and the scars they have from the country's history. In the previous part of our series on Sierra Leone, Journey through Sierra Leone, we followed Charlie Roberts' journey from the Capital to the northern rural areas, where help was desperately sought. Charlie Roberts, a former military doctor and adventurer, arrived in Sierra Leone to be presented by the harsh realities of a country torn apart by civil war some years previously, and now facing up to a new pandemic, the Ebola virus. Re-Cap Following our gruelling journey, through a massive thunderstorm...

Sierra Leone, in West Africa, has suffered a lot in recent times. Torn apart several years ago by a bloody civil war, it emerged from internal conflicts in 2002 with the help of Britain, the former colonial power, and a large United Nations peacekeeping mission. Critically the country was only recently (7th November 2015) officially declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation. Any journey through Sierra Leone isn't without its perils. As a country on the mend after a long period of conflict and prolonged virus outbreak, Sierra Leone is a region of Africa not easily navigated, and only...