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Former soldier Bio wins Sierra Leone presidential vote

Apr 05, 2018 - 9:59 AM

Julius Maada Bio, a former soldier who briefly led a military junta more than two decades ago, wins 51.81% of ballots in last month's election, according to official results

NEW PRESIDENT. Julius Maada Bio (L) prepares to take the oath of office as new president of Sierra Leone on April 4, 2018 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo by Saidu Bah/AFP

Vote count row delays Sierra Leone presidential race result

Apr 03, 2018 - 3:34 PM

'Final results are expected within 72 hours,' says Albert Massaquoi, external relations officer at the National Electoral Commission

ELECTIONS. Men look at results of Sierra Leone run-off presidential election on April 1, 2018 ouside the polling staion in Freetown. Photo by Issouf Sanogo/AFP

Sierra Leone court halts preparations for presidential run-off

Mar 24, 2018 - 10:31 PM

The order stops the National Electoral Commission from working until 'the hearing and determination' of the High Court

The week in photos: March 3-9, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Men dismantle the symbolicly attached prosthetic arms from a replica of the Venus de Milo during an action led by Handicap International to raise awareness on the thousands of amputees worldwide in need of a prosthesis, at the Louvre-Rivoli metro station in Paris on March 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT