Sierra Leone: EU Observers Flag Voting Problems That ‘Stain’ Sierra Leone Election

Freetown – The elections in Sierra Leone last June suffered from a lack of transparency, political violence and statistical inconsistencies, a damning report from European Union observers has found.

The 83-page report, which was presented to President Julius Maada Bio this week, notes that “voters’ trust in the credibility of [the] elections was undermined by lack of transparency during critical stages of the process, particularly during the tabulation process, and by significant statistical…


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