Sierra Leone to see Kamara, Maada Bio runoff election

Sierra Leone to see Kamara, Maada Bio runoff election

Sierra Leone will hold a runoff election between the top two presidential contenders on March 27, now that last week’s results are tallied and it’s clear that neither leading candidate picked up the necessary 55 percent of the vote. Mohamed Conteh, chairman of the National Election Commission, announced the results…

Opposition cries foul as Sierra Leone tallies votes

Opposition cries foul as Sierra Leone tallies votes

The vote count remains under way in Sierra Leone, where election officials report a relatively smooth process – but there’s no results so far, and at least some disputes over just how well the election went. “Because we value accuracy above speed, there may be times when the tally takes…

Sierra Leone reports rare case of #monkeypox

A rare case of monkeypox has been reported in Western Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In a joint statement issued with Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation on Friday, WHO confirmed that a 35-year-old male remains in hospital in the coastal Pujehun district near the Liberian…