Sierra Leone Protests

Politics • African
Sierra Leone: Several die in protest against move of power plant
Makeni, Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone Credit: Red Morley Hewitt (Creative Commons CC0 Waiver)

On Saturday, hundreds protested in Makeni against the move of a power generator to another city. The move could jeopardize the area's power supply as the country often experiences power shortages for its people. Police opened fire after protestors threw rocks. At least four were killed, several injured.