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Sierra Leone Election: Kamara to Challenge Maada Bio Win in Court

The losing candidate in Sierra Leone’s March 31 presidential runoff, Samura Kamara, has announced that he…

Opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio wins Sierra Leone presidential runoff

Opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has won a narrow victory in a run-off election to become…

Sierra Leone ruling party demands result audit in opposition stronghold

Sierra Leone’s ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) is demanding a vote audit from the opposition Sierra…

Sierra Leone NEC resumes tallying after parties agree on system of compiling final results

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) in Sierra Leone has resumed the tallying process after coming to…

Sierra Leone Supreme Court postpones presidential runoff to March 31

Sierra Leone’s presidential runoff vote has been postponed to Saturday, March 31 by the Supreme Court,…

Sierra Leone Election Is Turning Into A Mess, Electoral Body Halts Process

The uncertainty over the Sierra Leone presidential election runoff that was scheduled for Tuesday March 27,…

Sierra Leone court places injunction on March 27 presidential runoff

A High Court in Sierra Leone has placed an injunction on coming Tuesday’s presidential runoff. Voters…

Sierra Leone’s ruling APC secures parliamentary majority with 63 seats

Sierra Leone’s ruling All Peoples Congress party has worn 63 out of 132 parliamentary seats as…

#SierraLeoneDecides: NEC Worried About Violence Ahead of Run-Off Vote

Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Saturday sounded an alarm over a wave of violence…

Sierra Leone just ran the first blockchain-based election

The citizens of Sierra Leone went to the polls on March 7 but this time something…

Run of vote increasingly likely in Sierra Leone

Chances of a run-off vote in the Sierra Leonean presidential election continue to increase as results…

Sierra Leone polls: Opposition SLPP overtakes ruling APC by 15,000 votes [75% official results]

Sierra Leone’s elections body, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Sunday released more official results with…

Sierra Leone NEC puts accuracy over speed: Facts about vote collation process

Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Thursday issued an official statement stressing that ‘Data entry…

Sierra Leone Election: What Are The Key Issues For the Incoming President?

The 2018 Sierra Leone election process has started. The country is looking to elect a new…

Sierra Leone elections drive prices up causing distress to buyers and sellers

Sierra Leone’s general election has drawn mixed reaction from the business community. Some are optimistic that…

2018 Sierra Leone general elections: The voting process

Sierra Leone is aiming to consolidate its democratic credentials and that of the West Africa sub…