Sierra Leone votes in run-off between Maada Bio and Kamara

Sierra Leone votes in run-off between Maada Bio and Kamara
 

Voters in Sierra Leone choose their new president on Saturday in a run-off poll which pits a coup leader against the president's hand-picked successor.
The vote was delayed after an allegation of electoral fraud in the first round earlier this month.
Former military coup leader Julius Maada Bio received the most votes in the first round.
He now faces ruling party candidate Samura Kamara who is an economist by training.
Mr Maada Bio received 43.3% of the vote in the first round.
But in Sierra Leone the president is elected by absolute majority and if no-one gets 55% then it goes to a... read more

 
31 March 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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