Sierra Leone People’s Party

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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Sankara Kamara At first glance, the West African state of Sierra Leone looks like an impressive exercise in democracy. Eleven years after extinguishing the flames of its civil war, Sierra Leone has conducted periodic elections, followed by the transfer of power from one political party to another. A ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
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
In Election
Nov 16th, 2012
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Sierra Leone 2012 Presidential Election Live [View the story “Sierra Leone 2012 Presidential Election Live ” on Storify]...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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By Peter Penfold On 17 November Sierra Leoneans will go to the polls in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. Over a decade ago, after years of turmoil and unrest, Sierra Leoneans were encouraged to embrace democracy as the means of restoring peace and reviving this once flourishing West A...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Nov 12th, 2012
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By Joseph Sherman,cocorioko. Maada Bio desperate for power Sinister motives by the SLPP to destabilize Sierra Leone during the November Elections in Sierra Leone have been uncovered.  Reports from reliable and credible sources intimates that Maada Bio and surrogates have dispatched arms and ammunitio...
By benim
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Sep 10th, 2011
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Gunfire broke out in Sierra Leone’s second biggest town, Bo, on Friday as supporters of rival political parties clashed in the streets, sources said. The fighting erupted after a leading opposition figure and presidential hopeful, Maada Bio, was struck on the head by a stone during a campaign t...
By benim
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Aug 1st, 2011
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Sierra Leone’s main opposition party on Monday named former coup leader Brigadier-General Julius Maada Bio, who handed power back to civilians in 1996, as its candidate for next year’s presidential vote. Bio, 47, will lead the ticket of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) against...