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Sierra Leone

Ahmed Tejan Kabbah

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


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Militias and market forces

Several members of parliament believe that the independent inquiry set up after the row over the Sandline security company’s role in reinstating President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah left too many questions unanswered...


Rebels and revenge

Freetown's vocal public opinion - and President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah's influential Mende backers - demands the execution of the 16 civilians (including journalists politicians and civil activists) who were sentenced for treason and conspiracy in Freetown's High Court on 24 August...


Revolving doors in Abuja

They include Sierra Leonean President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah who accompanied Nigerian Foreign Minister Tom Ikimi on the flight from Ouagadougou as soon as the news of Abacha's death reached the Organisation of African Unity summit...


Private armies, public relations

Stout defenders of ‘contracting-out' foreign policy point to the success of the Sierra Leone operation: the ‘good guys' (in the shape of Ahmed Tejan Kabbah) defeated the brutal junta of Major Johnny Paul Koroma...


The Freetown fall-out

Bafflement and disgust are the main reactions in Freetown to the row that has blown up in Britain about President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah's hiring of London-based security outfit Sandline International in his efforts to topple Major Johnny Paul Koroma's military junta...


A diplomatic coup

Indeed President Conté was second only to Nigeria in his support for deposed President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah although opposition parties and even some of Conte's own Parti de l'Unité et du Progrès oppose Guinean military involvement in Sierra Leone...


Freetown fracas

Africa Confidential has learned that the operation to oust Koroma's junta was planned in considerable detail between overthrown President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah senior Nigerian military officers and the London-based security outfit Sandline run by ex-Special Air Service officers Tony Buckingham and Tim Spicer...


Kabbah's comeback

In the aftermath of reaching State House near the historic Cotton Tree in central Freetown police and Nigerian soldiers tried to maintain security amid much score-settling between supporters of ousted President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and Koroma's junta...


Jump or be pushed

Only deposed President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah as the sole player in the drama without either guns or money seems to take it seriously...


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