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Vol 59 No 18

Published 14th September 2018

Sierra Leone

A bridge too far

After trashing ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma's plan to build a new US$300 million airport as a 'sham', President Julius Maada Bio has pledged another Chinese-financed project set to cost over four times as much. The announcement, during Bio's visit to Beijing for the Forum on Chinese-African Cooperation, is sure to set the government on a collision course with donors and international financial institutions.

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