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Former Sierra Leone President Kabbah Dies

Sierra Leone's former president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, who is widely credited with ending an 11-year civil war, has died after a long illness. He was 82. Mr. Kabbah, who became president in 1996, was briefly ousted by a military coup before returning to power. He stepped down in 2007 after serving two terms in office.During his time in office, he coaxed Sierra Leone through a peace process that ended the brutal civil war in 2002, with the help of U.N. peacekeepers and a military...

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