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Ernest Bai Koroma

Date of Birth: 2 October 1953
Place of Birth: Makeni, Bombali District


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Koroma probe risks backlash

In what government supporters see as a watershed moment and critics say is a precursor to civil unrest formal corruption investigations have opened against former President Ernest Bai Koroma...


Strife hampers Bio's reforms

Critics say he has done little to reunite the country fractured along regional and ethnic lines that he took over from his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma...


Spoiling for a fight

The President in power for two years has overturned the sector policies of his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma promising a new era of collaboration with 'trustworthy and patient investors after an era of 'extreme lack of transparency...


Father of the bridge

There was vigorous debate among the President's advisors about the bridge especially since the President spent so much time during his election campaign pouring scorn on President Ernest Bai Koroma's much less costly project to build a new airport at Mamamah on the Freetown side of the bay...


A storm in a port

The scheme agreed by ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma in November 2017 aims to expand Freetown's Queen Elizabeth II Quay with construction and finance from China under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)...

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Koroma’s record on trial

The revelations pouring out of three judicial commissions of inquiry into public corruption under former President Ernest Bai Koroma have the country agog (AC Vol 59 No 13 Koroma accused of grand corruption & Vol 59 No 14 Corruption inquiry takes off)...


A bridging loan too far

The World Bank and IMF criticised ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma's humbler plans for a new airport at Mamamah on the Freetown side of the bay (AC Vol 59 No 5 Flights of fancy)...


Man in a hurry

1% claimed in President Ernest Bai Koroma's October 2017 pre-election budget to 3...


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...


Corruption inquiry takes off

President Julius Maada Bio's cabinet on 6 July approved a wide-ranging probe focusing on 'unexplained wealth' allegedly accumulated by former President Ernest Bai Koroma and his officials...


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