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Sierra Leone

Ahmed Tejan Kabbah

Date of Birth: 16 February 1932
Died: 13 March 2014


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Postponing the new order

Nearly five months after the signing of the Lomé peace accord between President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah's government and Corporal Foday Sankoh's Revolutionary United Front none of the agreed 6 000 UN peacekeepers have been deployed; and Sankoh's rebels still control Sierra Leone's main diamond fields shipping the proceeds to Liberia...


The blue helmets return

The 6 000 blue-helmeted UN troops are heading for Sierra Leone partly because Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo wants to withdraw its soldiers who have spent the last three years propping up President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah...


Problematic peace

This is when the Revolutionary United Front leader Corporal Foday Sankoh and his allies are to arrive in Freetown to take up government jobs alongside President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and the RUF soldiers have to hand over their guns to the international peacekeepers...


Forced to talk

Weaknesses on both sides may just offer a chance of serious negotiations on power-sharing and amnesty (AC Vol 40 No 6 Leaving for Lomé) as talks between President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and Corporal Foday Sankoh's teams opened in Lomé on 25 May...


Soldier go, soldier come

Like the current head of state Abdulsalami Abubakar Obasanjo may want to pressure the West into providing more financial and logistical support for Nigerian peacekeeping operations as well as press President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah into serious negotiations with the Revolutionary United Front...


Diplomacy with attitude

Getting it right in Sierra Leone has become a Whitehall imperative after last year's political row over the involvement of British security company Sandline in supplying arms and mercenaries to reinstate the ousted (and elected) government of Ahmad Tejan Kabbah...


Leaving for Lomé

Foreign pressure is growing for President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah to start substantive negotiations with the Revolutionary United Front...


No surrender, no deal

While many Westerners and expatriate Sierra Leoneans argue that the RUF’s brutal assault on Freetown and operations in the diamond-rich eastern region make negotiations unavoidable for President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah’s government the mood inside the country has hardened...


Rebel terror

Northerners believe that while they suffer most from the rebel operations they have no political sway in President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah's government...

Like President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and his government the Nigerians have refused to negotiate with these men...


An election foretold

Conté's support for Freetown's elected president Ahmed Tejan Kabbah has been met with revenge attacks by rebels from Corporal Foday Sankoh's Revolutionary United Front one of which killed ten people and burned 100 houses in Faranah region in early November...


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