Sierra Leone postpones runoff vote amid fraud allegations

The country's Supreme Court has approved the election commission's request to delay Tuesday's runoff presidential election until the weekend.

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    Sierra Leone's hotly contested presidential runoff has been postponed until Saturday.

    The election had been scheduled for Tuesday, but was delayed by allegations of fraud in the first round.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Freetown, Sierra Leone.


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