Saturday, September 08, 2007

Election 2007: The Run-Off

Solomon Berewa 69

SLPP Biography Berewa, currently Sierra Leone's vice president, is the candidate of the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP). He played an active part in the peace negotiations, including the Lome Peace Agreement of 1999, that ended the country's war.

Ernest Koroma 54

APC Biography Koroma, representing the All People's Congress (APC), is the youngest of the candidates. He currently serves as the minority leader in parliament. During his tenure, the APC won nearly every seat in the Western Area in 2004 local elections. His background is in business and insurance. He was managing director of Reliance Insurance Trust Corporation from 1988 until the March 2002 elections.

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