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Sierra Leone’s president cracks down on his predecessor

Travel bans issued to Ernest Bai Koroma and dozens of top officials as Sierra Leonean corruption investigation gathers momentum

Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks

Prisoners riot in Sierra Leone

Correctional centres across Africa are struggling to react to the pandemic and its effects on inmates

Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency

President Julius Bio has raised the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape "scourge"

Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face ‘rape culture’

Many attacks go unpunished, and those that are reported often fail to end in indictments or make it through the judicial system, rights groups say

A love letter to struggling Sierra Leone

The poor country epitomises the step-by-step realisation of democracy taking place in Africa

Opposition leader takes charge in Sierra Leone

But the losing candidate promises to challenge the legality of the election

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Second round of voting pits APC's Sumara Kamara against SLPP's Julius Maada Bio

Rumbles follow Sierra Leone elections

“There are complaints from the opposition that the ruling party’s partisans are stuffing ballots”

Sierra Leone presidential election: Meet the candidates

There are sixteen candidates vying for Ernest Bai Koroma's post after he steps down after two terms

Juju’s party rolls into town and the poor are elated

Much of the EFF's campaign culture seems to be borrowed from the ANC; displays of ostentation, for one, and the prominence of a figurehead.

Sierra Leone opposition concedes election defeat to president

Sierra Leone's main opposition party has conceded defeat to President Ernest Bai Koroma, weeks after complaining the election was marred by fraud.

Sierra Leone opposition calls for election result boycott

Sierra Leone People's Party has called on members to boycott government proceedings, claiming electoral fraud had undermined the recent elections.

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