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Vol 55 No 12

Published 13th June 2014


Sierra Leone

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. The dismissal casts a cloud over his presidency but may also embarrass Tony Blair. The ex-British premier's African Governance Initiative (AGI) has worked with Konteh in the Office of the President.

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