Sierra Leone, Egypt’s fate tied to March elections

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Voters will choose between him and Moussa Mostafa Moussa, who registered right before the close date for applications. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Sierra Leone police are not seen as neutral but the country has had a peaceful transition before.
  • At every election, Egypt faces two tests: Voter apathy and meddling by the armed forces.
  • Sisi will be a shoo-in for president in March but the Egyptian State’s legitimacy crisis will not go away. One day it will bite.

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