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Sierra Leonean artist Janka Nabay passes on in Kambia

Popular Sierra Leonean traditional artist Ahmed Janka Nabay has died in his home in northern Sierra Leonean district of Kambia, according to his band colleague Pa Fullah.

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential run-off

Voting began Saturday in Sierra Leone in the final round of a delayed run-off presidential election after a campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic violence and a last-minute legal battle.

Third party refuses to back Sierra Leone presidential candidate

A key third party in Sierra Leone announced Wednesday it would not ask supporters to back either contender in a March 27 presidential run-off, after police warned violence has plagued campaigning.

Counting begins as Sierra Leone concludes vote for new president

Counting began on Wednesday in Sierra Leone following a largely peaceful general election dominated by voters’ desire for better economic conditions and an end to corruption.

War-scarred Sierra Leone picks president

Sierra Leoneans voted in a general election on Wednesday to pick a new president in the impoverished West African country scarred by the Ebola crisis and the legacy of a brutal civil war.

Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone’s election

Sierra Leone goes to the polls on March 7 for a general election that will select a new president, parliament and local councils.

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