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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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Death of a front-runner

The sudden death in a London hospital of businessman and politician Gibril Santigie Moseray Fadika on 7 August has cast some light on the intrigues surrounding the battle to succeed President Ernest Bai Koroma, whose final term expires next year...


What price recovery?

On 15 March, the day after President Ernest Bai Koroma announced a reshuffle suggesting that he wants to extend his tenure in office, a delegation from the International Monetary Fund arrived in Freetown (AC Vol 57 No 4, The political toll of Ebola & Vol 57 No 7, Reshuffle and a long goodbye)...


Reshuffle and a long goodbye

President Ernest Bai Koroma named 13 new ministers and deputy ministers, some of them his most devoted and hardline supporters, on 14 March in Freetown...


The political toll of Ebola

The first name is that of Sheik Umar Khan, the country's only virologist, whose death from the disease in July 2014 prompted the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma to declare a state of emergency...

Kargbo noted in the letter that he had discussed the matter with colleagues, who approved the arrangements, but that the final decision rested with President Ernest Bai Koroma...


Stuck at the airport

President Ernest Bai Koroma is planning to take out a massive Chinese loan to build an airport despite promising the International Monetary Fund he would not, we hear...


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...


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