Sierra Leone Elections [world Service]

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20180307

Voting has closed in Sierra Leone where people are choosing a new president

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

20180307

Voting has closed in Sierra Leone where people are choosing a new president

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone is standing down after serving two five-year terms. There are 16 candidates running - many of them promising to tackle endemic corruption and poverty. Voting closed at 1700 GMT. Also, we bring you the latest on the Korean #MeToo movement. And, how do you brand a diplomatic visit, like the Saudi Crown Prince in the UK? (Photo: Voting in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Credit: Getty Images)

20180307

Voting is taking place in Sierra Leone where people are choosing a new president

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

20180307

Voting is taking place in Sierra Leone where people are choosing a new president

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day\u2019s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone is standing down after serving two five-year terms. There are 16 candidates running - many of them promising to tackle endemic corruption and poverty. Voting closes at 1700 GMT. Also, we bring you the latest on the Korean #MeToo movement. And, how do you brand a diplomatic visit, like the Saudi Crown Prince in the UK?

(Photo: Voting in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Credit: Getty Images)