Sierra Leone Works on Extending Law Over Diamond Fields

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(Rapaport…September 5, 2001) Following an announcement from Sierra Leone President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah that the war in his country was over, officials have turned their attention to extending rule of law over diamond fields currently controlled by Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels.

Meanwhile, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said he would help transform the RUF to a valid political party should they adhere to the peace process and continue to disarm.

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