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Sierra Leone: Electoral commission responds to rumors and voter fraud allegations | Sierra Leone News

The chairperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Dr. Christiana Thorpe, says the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) and the Peoples Movement Democratic Change (PMDC) should bring forth any evidence of malpractice by NEC officials. The NEC Chairperson made this comment yesterday while addressing the public at the NEC Headquarters at Tower Hill, to a national broadcast of Sierra Leoneans who are eager to hear the election results. “The Commission received concerns from both the Peoples Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) and the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) on the conduct of elections and performance of NEC staff and the armed forces on polling day.”

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Sierra Leone: Anxiety Mounts Over Crucial Election | Osun Defender

Sierra Leoneans are going to the polls on Saturday to elect their leaders. Although 10 parties are slugging it out, the contest is between two prominent parties. Like most political contests in Africa, the election is already assuming frightening dimensions with attacks of political opponents, mudslinging, and breeding of fear, as reported by veteran journalist, Lindsay Barret. Reports coming out of Sierra Leone indicate that objective observers of that West African nation’s affairs are increasingly anxious over the course of what may eventually be regarded as the most important and closely fought of four elections held since its civil war ended a little over a decade ago.

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