New Political Parties to Prove a Game Changer in Sierra Leone?
Historically, the ruling All People's Congress and main opposition Sierra Leone People's Party have dominated the country's political landscape, but some new parties will be seeking to challenge this as citizens head to the polls on March 7 to choose a new president.
African Arguments, 28 February 2018
Sierra Leone's elections have typically been a contest between the APC and SLPP. But now there are new challengers in the running. Read more »
Sierra Leoneans take to the polls in Freetown, the capital of the West African nation.
Sierra Leone: What's At Stake in Critical Elections
African Arguments, 1 March 2018
The ruling APC remains resilient, but the main opposition SLPP and new kids of the block NGC are launching strong challenges. Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 5 February 2018
"So many politicians use initiation into secret society during campaigns to gain votes, especially those of women" Read more »
MFWA, 25 February 2018
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the International Media Support (IMS), Denmark and in collaboration with ECOWAS and Sierra Leone-based Media Reform… Read more »
Premium Times, 1 March 2018
Nigeria's former President, Goodluck Jonathan, will lead a team of observers to Sierra Leone's general elections scheduled to take place on March 7. Read more »
Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray of the Alliance Democratic Party is standing trial for alleged unlawful arms possession, a charge he has denied, saying it was politically motivated. Read more »