Thursday 19 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-19

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AFP - 4/13/18

Samura Kamara, the losing candidate in last month's presidential elections in Sierra Leone, has appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn the result, just days after...

AFP - 4/10/18

Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio has announced that the first Saturday of each month will be "national cleaning day," as part of a campaign to improve...

AFP - 4/7/18

Sierra Leone's new president, Julius Maada Bio, on Friday promised civil servants they need not fear a purge despite a historic shift in the country's politics.

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AFP - 4/6/18

Sierra Leone's new president, the opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio, on Thursday began work on the transition of power after being declared the winner of a...

AFP - 4/5/18

Julius Maada Bio, 53, a former coup-maker who once apologised for exactions carried out by his comrades, secured his first civilian term in office Wednesday in Sierra...

AFP - 4/3/18

Whether you want to sit an exam, get electricity or just drive in town, life in Sierra Leone is punctuated by endless "little gifts" to those with power.

In...

AFP - 4/3/18

The results of Sierra Leone's run-off presidential vote are "expected" by Thursday after a delay due to disagreements over the method of counting, the National...

AFP - 4/1/18

The West African bloc ECOWAS declared itself "satisfied" with Sierra Leone's run-off presidential vote, as vote counting continued Sunday, while noting intimidating...

AFP - 4/1/18

Vote counting was under way in Sierra Leone Saturday after the final round of a delayed run-off presidential election, pitting the handpicked successor of the...

AFP - 3/31/18

Voters in the West African state of Sierra Leone were called out to vote on Saturday in the final round of a presidential campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic...

AFP - 3/30/18

Sierra Leone chooses a new president on Saturday following a delay caused by a ruling party-backed court case over alleged electoral fraud, spiking tensions following...

AFP - 3/29/18

Veteran politician Samura Kamara, seen as a shrewd political operator, hopes to take up the mantle of outgoing president Ernest Bai Koroma as his hand-picked...

AFP - 3/28/18

Sierra Leone's electoral body announced on the eve of a presidential run-off on Monday that the vote would be delayed until Saturday after losing days of preparation...

AFP - 3/27/18

For a musician used to receiving personal insults from the president and anonymous death threats with the release of every new single, Emmerson Bockarie laughs a lot...

AFP - 3/26/18

Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio on Sunday accused outgoing leader Ernest Bai Koroma of attempting to derail Tuesday's presidential run-off...

AFP - 3/25/18

Sierra Leone is due to go the polls on Tuesday to pick a new president, but a court case could delay the vote following a campaign marked by violence and ethnic...

AFP - 3/25/18

Sierra Leone's High Court on Saturday issued an order to halt Tuesday's presidential run-off until it resolves a legal dispute filed by a lawyer linked to the ruling...

AFP - 3/25/18

Sierra Leone's High Court on Saturday ordered the electoral commission to halt preparations for a March 27 presidential run-off following a legal filing by a lawyer...

AFP - 3/23/18

Sierra Leone's police on Thursday dismissed accusations by the election commission that officers were disrupting its activities ahead of a March 27 presidential run-...

AFP - 3/22/18

A key third party in Sierra Leone announced Wednesday it would not ask supporters to back either contender in a March 27 presidential run-off, after police warned...

AFP - 3/19/18

Sierra Leone's electoral commission sounded the alarm on Saturday over a wave of violence between rival groups ahead of a run-off presidential vote later this month...

AFP - 3/15/18

Two upstart Sierra Leone political parties said Wednesday they had filed complaints over this month's elections after failing to make the cut for the second round of...

AFP - 3/14/18

Sierra Leone will hold a run-off vote for president on March 27, the election commission said Tuesday, after the country's main opposition finished slightly ahead of...

AFP - 3/14/18

Sierra Leone elects a new president in a March 27 run-off to replace Ernest Bai Koroma, who is stepping down after two terms.

Here are the two men vying to...

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