Supporters, Police Clash After Sierra Leone Polls

Main opposition leader, Julius Maada Bio has called for calm after his supporters engaged in running street battles with police, resulting in at least one injury at the end of an otherwise peaceful polling day.



  • Sierra Leone:   Nation Awaits Outcome of Landmark Poll

    East African, 8 March 2018

    Voting count continued Thursday in Sierra Leone with the ruling All People's Congress (APC) party and the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) presidential candidates taking an early… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Roiled by Unrest After Polls Close

    VOA, 8 March 2018

    Sierra Leone's main opposition leader called for calm Wednesday night after his supporters engaged in running street battles with police, resulting in at least one injury at the… Read more »

Police hold shields following running battles with supporters of the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party in the Goderich neighborhood of Freetown.

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