Sierra Leone presidential hopefuls commit to violence-free process | Africanews
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Sierra Leone's election organizing body, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced preparations to send ballot papers into districts for the March 7, 2018 general elections.
The NEC has also held a meeting with presidential aspirants at its headquarters in Freetown.
Sierra Leone elects new president: Profiles of top six contenders The Commonwealth of which Sierra Leone is a member has meanwhile announced an observer mission to be led by former Ghana president John Dramani Mahama. "
The Commonwealth has been invited to observe the election by the chairperson of the National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone.
The African Union is to deploy its mission.
The country is set to have a new president because incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma has served the maximum term of 10 years since coming into office in 2007.
Since the 7th of February, the EUEOMSLeone2018 has been monitoring radio, TV, newspapers and social media.
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