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Sierra Leone

Foday Saybana Sankoh

Date of Birth: 17 October 1937
Place of Birth: Masang Mayoso, Tonkolili District, northern Sierra Leone
Died: 29 July 2003

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Falling out parade

Maada Bio is due to hand over the presidency to Kabba on 29 March but on 24 March the Brigadier met Corporal Foday Sankoh of the Revolutionary United Front (AC Vol 37 No 3) in Yamoussoukro Côte d'Ivoire in a meeting arranged by the International Committee for the Red Cross and the London-based conflict resolution organisation International Alert...

Big sister's olive branch

Agnes is a senior member of Corporal Foday Sankoh's Revolutionary United Front and it seems she is behind the rebels' offer of a ceasefire and unconditional talks made a week after Maada Bio's coup...

Their main problem would be that the losers from such an arrangement the northern Temne Limne and Yalunka have proved the most fertile recruiting grounds for Foday Sankoh and his rebels...

A curious coup

Military sources believe that these were not mounted by Corporal Foday Sankoh' s Revolutionary United Front but by dissident soldiers from the north trying to outmanoeuvre their south-eastern rivals...

Improbable poll

The major parties contesting the poll remain in confusion much of the logistical work is incomplete and Corporal Foday Sankoh's rebel Revolutionary United Front has said the elections will not stop his war against Freetown...

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