Sierra Leone: elections are a chance to ride the wave of economic development and democracy - By Peter Penfold

From African Arguments Mon Nov 12 2012, 05:08:05

On 17 November Sierra Leoneans will go to the polls in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. Over a decade ago, after years of turmoil and unrest, Sierra Leoneans were encouraged to embrace democracy as the means of restoring peace and

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