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January 8, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and his imprisoned rival said they had agreed to a seven-day cease-fire in the savage conflict that has littered the capital, Freetown, with dozens of bodies. The president spoke live on radio while rebel chief Foday Sankoh of the Revolutionary United Front--who has been on death row since October on a treason conviction--issued his orders in a recorded message.
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January 8, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and his imprisoned rival said they had agreed to a seven-day cease-fire in the savage conflict that has littered the capital, Freetown, with dozens of bodies. The president spoke live on radio while rebel chief Foday Sankoh of the Revolutionary United Front--who has been on death row since October on a treason conviction--issued his orders in a recorded message.
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January 21, 1996 | From Reuters
The military rulers who staged a palace coup in Sierra Leone last week have named a new Cabinet, reinforcing doubts that elections will be held on schedule next month to end army rule and civil war. The scale of the reshuffle surprised even those politicians who voiced support for Tuesday's coup in the impoverished West African nation and said they trusted new strongman Julius Bio's declared intention to stick to the Feb. 26 election date.
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January 21, 1996 | From Reuters
The military rulers who staged a palace coup in Sierra Leone last week have named a new Cabinet, reinforcing doubts that elections will be held on schedule next month to end army rule and civil war. The scale of the reshuffle surprised even those politicians who voiced support for Tuesday's coup in the impoverished West African nation and said they trusted new strongman Julius Bio's declared intention to stick to the Feb. 26 election date.
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November 30, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and rebel army leader Foday Sankoh will sign an accord today to end five years of civil war in Sierra Leone, government officials said. Ivory Coast President Henri Konan Bedie, who hosted peace talks earlier this year, will oversee the signing in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan, according to a spokesman for Bedie. A U.N. official in Sierra Leone confirmed the plan. The accord had been reached after months of sporadic talks.
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