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Kamara defeated Sierra Leone presidential candidate heads for court

Samura Wilson Kamara, the defeated Sierra Leone’s presidential candidate is heading for the court, hours after the winner, Julius Maada Bio was sworn into office.

According to reports from Freetown, Kamara is alleging “massive ballot-stuffing, over-voting, fraudulent voter registers and other electoral irregularities”.

Sierra Leoneans troop to the polls today to elect president

Sierra Leoneans are trooping to the polling stations again today to decide who should succeed President Ernest Bai Koroma, in a rescheduled run off election.

The two candidates are Julius Maada Bio, a former military head of state, and a former foreign affairs minister Samura Kamara, the torchbearer for the ruling party.

Maada Bio who leads the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) won the first round vote held on March 7.