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The elections should crown peace in the country but worries about vote-buying and violence persist

Ahead of the 17 November elections, the country is starkly split between the two main parties, the governing All People’s Congress and the Sierra Leone People’s Party. These are the third elections since the end of the brutal civil war that left 75,000 people dead and Sierra Leoneans have seen both APC and SLPP governments in the last ten years.

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