Sierra Leone

A military armoury in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown came under attack on Sunday, the government announced, as it imposed an immediate national curfew. The government said those attempting to break into the armoury had been repelled. Witnesses told AFP they heard gunshots and explosions in the city’s Wilberforce district. The information ministry said in a […]

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio was leading the results of country’s presidential election with 60 percent of votes counted, the electoral commission said Monday, in a process disputed by the opposition.   Bio had garnered 55.86 percent of ballots cast, more than the 55 percent required for victory after Saturday’s first round of voting, […]

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