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Brigadier (retired) Julius Maada Wonie Bio

Date of Birth: 12/05/1964


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Koroma probe risks backlash

Koroma's APC has denounced the investigation as politically motivated and unjust but President Julius Maada Bio is staking his reputation on seeing through a key election campaign promise he made in 2018...


Strife hampers Bio's reforms

Promoting national reconciliation after two decades of civil strife is proving harder than the cheerleaders of President Julius Maada Bio had claimed...

* 'Uniting Bo and Makeni' from the Institute for Governance Reform Freetown 2020 Winning plaudits on education and anti-corruption Despite the toxic politics President Julius Maada Bio's government has pushed through some important if incremental changes...


Polls boss row

Mohamed Konneh was appointed by President Julius Maada Bio who decided against reappointing N'fa Allie Conteh who presided over the 2018 polls that brought the president into office (AC Vol 59 No 9 Narrow win constrains Bio)...


Spoiling for a fight

President Julius Maada Bio put firms operating in the countrys mining sector on notice when he outlined a reform programme at the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town earlier this month...


Weah on borrowed time

In neighbouring Sierra Leone the President Julius Maada Bio's government obliged Ngegba to return $665 000 in port fees collected under a similar scheme (AC Vol 60 No 7 A storm in a port)...


A storm in a port

Although President Julius Maada Bio was an enthusiast for Chinese investment in infrastructure at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation last September the government has cooled on some major projects the latest of which is a plan to expand Freetown port...

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Koroma’s record on trial

Already the judges – William Atuguba from Ghana Biobele Georgewill from Nigeria and local man Bankole Thompson – have hinted that their six-month mandate will not be enough to complete the work and submit reports to President Julius Maada Bio...


A bridging loan too far

The Chinese government is putting pressure on President Julius Maada Bio to go ahead with a project to link Lungi International Airport which lies on the other side of Tagrin Bay by bridge to the capital Freetown say political insiders in Sierra Leone...


Man in a hurry

Determined to make his mark early President Julius Maada Bio has promised a revolution in transport in education and in tackling corruption...


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