Sierra Leoneans choosing leader

President’s health program popular; rival says job creation needed

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 5:20 a.m.

Voters wait Saturday to cast their ballots in presidential, parliamentary and local elections outside a polling station in the Freetown, Sierra Leone, neighborhood of Kroo Bay.

Sierra Leoneans chose Saturday between keeping an incumbent president who has expanded health care and paved roads or electing an opposition candidate to lead the war-scarred nation still recovering a decade later despite its mineral riches.

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