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Vol 55 No 15

Published 25th July 2014

Sierra Leone

Honour among presidents

Richard Konteh, the State House Chief of Staff supposedly fired for corruption, is claiming that he was in fact the fall guy for President Ernest Bai Koroma’s inadvertent angering of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan . Koroma summarily sacked Konteh in early June and he is now on trial, with two others, for conspiracy to defraud the state by evading timber export taxes and forgery.

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