Sierra Leone president Koroma re-elected - electoral commission

Reuters Middle East

FREETOWN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Sierra Leone President Ernest

Bai Koroma won re-election in Nov. 17 polls with 58.7 percent of

the vote, ahead of his top rival Julius Maada Bio on 37.4

percent, the West African state's electoral body announced on


Koroma has overseen an investment boom in the country's

resources sector that could make it one of the world's fastest

growing economies this year.

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