The nation is heading to the polls and the stakes are high as a new president, parliament and local councils will be chosen. Each presidential contender is fighting for a position that has been plagued by corruption, the mismanagement of the Ebola outbreak and devastating mudslides.
Countdown to the Country's Fifth General Election
This is Africa, 5 March 2018
Sierra Leone is headed to the polls and the stakes are high as the country selects a new president, parliament and local councils. Each presidential contender is fighting for a… Read more »
Campaign banners hang from the balconies of the Sierra Leone People's Party headquarters in Bo, Sierra Leone
Ecowas Inducts Volunteers From Ghana, Benin, Sierra Leone and Nigeria
FrontPageAfrica, 22 February 2018
The ECOWAS National Office at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning in partnership with the ECOWAS Volunteers program on Monday, February 19, 2018 inducted twenty… Read more »
Sierra Leone - Can the 'Lion Mountain' Ever Roar Again?
Observer, 28 February 2018
After the recent fiercely contested presidential election in Liberia, world attention has turned to neighbouring Sierra Leone, which has its own crucial vote on 7th of March 2018.… Read more »
The Nation to Vote for New President, Parliament
VOA, 6 March 2018
Ecked in red, green, and yellow, supporters of Sierra Leone’s biggest parties wrap up their campaigns this week, before general elections on Wednesday. Up for grabs is the… Read more »
As the campaigning period winds down before elections on March 7, candidates are promoting their policies on economy, education, health, and women's rights, writes Laura Angela ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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