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Sierra Leone Opposition Operatives Plotting for Post-Elections Violence using Texas University Computers
Those of us who have carefully studied the origins and processes of the country’s bitter civil war, know that the man indicted at The Hague and demonised to the world as being responsible for the terrible things in Sierra Leone, is just a scapegoat. He is a tool that was used by a tiny, tiny clique of power-hungry persons who believe only they are destined to rule this land called Sierra Leone. This clique of people has a dangerous mentality and an even more abysmal mindset (PA.O.PA).
Nov 20, 2012, 17:20
Violence & Disenfranchisement as 871 Voted out of 6,184 Registered in Sierra Leone's Bye Elections
There are 6,184 registered voters in Ward 396 of Freetown's Constituency 104 in Fourah Bay where elections were held amidst unconscionable violence Saturday January 14, 2012. Sadly, of the 6184, less than 900 voters were allowed to vote. For example, out of the 5,148 voters registered at Laura Dove’s 9 polling stations, less than 700 people were allowed to vote. According to Hon. Babatunde Lewally, the MP for the constituency, “over 1,000 registered voters belonging to the APC party” including the APC Chairlady for the Constituency, Madam Mariama Suma (aka Nma Bangura) could not vote Saturday because of a misunderstanding caused when the NEC Polling Agents refused to allow them to vote because they had lost their voter ID cards.
Jan 16, 2012, 16:00
Africa Confidential on Sierra Leone - Maada Bio Overthrew Strasser and Marketwomen Chased Bio from Power (16 Years Ago)
AFRICA CONFIDENTIAL - 16 January 1996: Brigadier General Julius Maada-Bio overthrew Strasser who, he claims, was clinging to power. Many suspected Maada-Bio's motives: his sister, Agnes Deen Jalloh, was a senior member of the rebel RUF. But Maada Bio insisted he would go ahead with the elections as planned and that he did not aim to prolong military rule. He was close to Nigerian military leader Gen. Sani Abacha who had advised him to postpone the handover to civilian rule.
Jan 16, 2012, 14:50