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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Ayo Akinola “We must rise; we must not allow the PDP to make another incursion into the South West.” The Oranmiyan Support Group is a collective of young and dynamic professionals of Osun state origin living in and outside the State. The group was formed primarily to mobilize supports ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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How did the PDP governorship candidate, Mr Ayo Fayose defeat an incumbent governor and get elected as the Governor of Ekiti State over the weekend. Ross Alabo George said what happened in Ekiti state was not a vote against Governor JK Fayemi per se. “He is a suave and very likeable intellectual...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Mausi Segun The Nigerian government seems able only to verbally condemn the extremist violence, writes Mausi Segun.   The bomb explosion in Abuja last Monday provided one of the most gruesome images yet in Nigeria’s battle against extremist violence in its northern region. The pieces of metal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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by John Stremlau, SUCCESSFUL elections were held in Sierra Leone this month, another African good news story barely noted amid the headlines of the latest conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Middle East. But the 50-year sentence given to former Liberian head of state Charles Taylor ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 23rd, 2012
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Sierra Leone’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, has won re-election with 58.7 percent of the vote, ahead of his top rival Julius Maada Bio on 37.4 percent, the West African state’s electoral body announced on Friday. Koroma has overseen an investment boom that could turn the country, still s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2012
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The election in Sierra Leone is over and by all indication the ruling APC will form the majority in parliament as well. With few votes left to be counted, Ernest Koroma is heading for almost 65 percent of the total votes cast. According to radio stations and Daily Mail reporters in Sierra Leone, Pres...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 17th, 2012
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Voters crowded Freetown booths on Saturday as Sierra Leone chose a parliament and president. The polls are the third since the nation emerged from civil war in 2002 and shed the image of “blood diamonds.” UN envoy Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen said the West African nation’s vote was ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 16th, 2012
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Sierra Leone 2012 Presidential Election Live [View the story “Sierra Leone 2012 Presidential Election Live ” on Storify]
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By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 16th, 2012
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By economist POSTERS plaster Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. With an election on November 17th, candidates are vying for votes. President Ernest Bai Koroma is bidding for re-election with snappy slogans such as “When Music is Nice We Play it Twice” and “De Pa Dae Woke”, which means “The Father...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 15th, 2012
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By Fran Blandy Sierra Leoneans vote on Saturday in the country’s third election since the end of a brutal civil war, a high-stakes poll billed as a litmus test of the mineral-rich nation’s democratic credentials. The election will be the first since the end of the 11-year war in 2002 to b...