National Early Warning System (NEWS) Situation Report on the Mitigation of Election Threats to the 2018 General Elections in Sierra Leone

Category: WARN Bulletin


Sierra Leone is once again preparing for another political transition with the scheduled general elections of 2018. Amidst post-Ebola recovery challenges, the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma announced March 7, 2018, as the date for the general elections following series of consultations with his cabinet and the Election Management Bodies (EMBs), in compliance with the necessary constitutional provisions. During his pronouncement,