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Vol 56 No 23

Published 20th November 2015

Sierra Leone

Unclear for take-off

President Ernest Bai Koroma's government informed the International Monetary Fund it had abandoned his flagship project, the Mamamah international airport, during its team visit in September, Africa Confidential has learned. Ten days later, however, Koroma told the local media that he had secured a pledge from Chinese President Xi Jinping that the project would go ahead.

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