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Opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio clinched victory Wednesday in Sierra Leone's presidential vote, the country's election monitor said.Read More
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 Leone's presidential vote.Read More
Sierra Leone's opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio secured his first term in office as a civilian Wednesday when he was declared the winner of a controversial presidential run-off -- but his opponent vowed to contest the result.Read More
Sierra Leone's opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio secured his first term in office as a civilian Wednesday when he was declared the winner of a controversial presidential run-off -- but his opponent vowed to contest the result.Read More
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 Leone's presidential vote.Read More
Sierra Leone's opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio secured his first term in office as a civilian Wednesday when he was declared the winner of a controversial presidential run-off.Read More
Opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio clinched victory Wednesday in Sierra Leone's presidential vote, the country's election monitor said.Read More
Hundreds of pro-government demonstrators gathered Wednesday in Sierra Leone's capital to protest what they said was a "stolen" presidential vote, a day before official results are expected.Read More
Freetown (AFP) 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. Bio won 51.81 percent of ballots in last month’s election in the West African country, according to the official results released late Wednesday. A former soldier who briefly led a military junta more than two decades ago, he began on Thursday his first presidential term as a civilian. “There is a meeting between Mr Bio and former President [ErnestRead More
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.Read More