Run-Off Likely in Sierra Leone Presidential Polls

Preliminary election results have placed main opposition leader Julius Maada Bio slightly ahead of ruling party candidate Samura Kamaran.The vote will go to a run-off if neither of them reach the 55 percent of votes needed to win the first round.

Posters for presidential candidates are placed around the Cotton Tree, the historic symbol of Sierra Leone, in Freetown.

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