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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 he congratulated the declared victor, Julius Maada Bio, according to documents seen by AFP on Thursday.Read More
Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio has met with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall in Dakar on his first foreign trip since taking office last week, officials said Wednesday.Read More
Dakar (Senegal) (AFP) Sierra Leone’s new President Julius Maada Bio has met with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall in Dakar on his first foreign trip since taking office last week, officials said Wednesday. Bio said after their talks late Tuesday that the pair had discussed economic affairs and matters of governance, and “how Senegal can help Sierra Leone move forward,” Sall’s office said. Choosing Senegal for his first foreign trip “shows his interest in developing a special relationship, built on friendship and mutual interests,” Sall said. In a statement, Bio’sRead More
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 hygiene and the work rate of civil servants.Read More
Freetown (AFP) 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 hygiene and the work rate of civil servants. The measures were announced by the president’s office late Monday, two days after a rally in which Bio, a former general who was briefly in power in the 1990s, said he would be a stickler for “discipline”. “A National Cleaning Day is declared and scheduled for the first Saturday of each month,Read More
Sierra Leone's beaten presidential hopeful Samura Kamara, who narrowly lost a run-off vote, congratulated victor Julius Maada Bio Saturday and vowed to throw his party's support behind a new administration.Read More
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.Read More
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 bitterly-contested election run-off.Read More
Sierra Leone's new president, the opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio, on Thursday began work on the transition of power after being declared winner of a bitterly-contested election run-off.Read More
Sierra Leone's opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio secured his first term in office as a civilian Wednesday when he was declared winner of a presidential run-off -- but his opponent vowed to contest the result.Read More