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Ernest Bai Koroma
Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma

Date of Birth: 02/10/1953
Place of Birth: Makeni, Bombali District


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Chinese inherit law suit

Frustrated by promised dates for restarting production being pushed back, President Ernest Bai Koroma, is putting pressure on SISG and the AML founder and former Chairman, Vasile Frank Timis, who now owns the Marampa iron-ore mine, to commit to a firm timetable...


Frank’s fickle fortunes

payment to a Cypriot trading company allegedly owned by Timis himself; and questions raised by the local press about founder Timis's close relationship with President Ernest Bai Koroma (AC Vol 54 No 6, Groans about growth)...


Court rescues Koroma

In a decision mourned in Freetown's legal and political circles alike, the Supreme Court has ruled that President Ernest Bai Koroma did indeed have the power to sack his deputy, Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana, and appoint a successor last March (AC Vol 56 No 6, Koroma lashes out)...


The discord lingers on

President Ernest Bai Koroma feared he was building support for a bid to succeed him as President, political sources in Freetown have told Africa Confidential...


Koroma lashes out

President Ernest Bai Koroma has removed Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana from office even though he does not apparently have the powers to do so...


Census suspicions

President Ernest Bai Koroma has called off the national housing and population census planned for April after criticism that members of his All Peoples' Congress (APC) were over-represented in its management...


Freetown under fire on Ebola

On 12 December, President Ernest Bai Koroma issued an edict banning all Christmas celebrations, especially the street festivals and masquerades for which Freetown is famous...


The Ebola epidemic

During the US-Africa summit in Washington this week, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell met Guinean President Alpha Condé and senior officials from Liberia and Sierra Leone whose Presidents, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Ernest Bai Koroma, had stayed at home to tackle the growing emergency...


Koroma sacks top aide

President Ernest Bai Koroma sacked his chief of staff Richard Konteh for alleged corruption over mining and timber deals on 9 June (AC Vol 54 No 4, Loyalty rewarded)...


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