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Sierra Leone

Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella

Date of Birth: 5 July 1959
Place of Birth: Kychum, Samu Chiefdom, Kambia District, Sierra Leone


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Narrow win constrains Bio

As a result the APC ignored Bio and concentrated its fire on Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella a charismatic newcomer who eventually secured 6...


APC tries to stall election

Two-party systemDespite the courageous campaign of former UN Under Secretary General Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella and his National Grand Coalition – registered only a few months before the election – the APC and SLPP polled 86% between them and Yumkella only 6...


'Usual suspects' face challenge

Of these the most promising is the National Grand Coalition (NGC) led by Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella a former director general of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation who until six months ago was seeking to be the presidential candidate for the SLPP...


One man, one vote

Determined opposition will come from Julius Maada Bio standing for the Sierra Leone's Peoples Party Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray who defected from the APC to found the Alliance Democratic Party and perhaps most significantly Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella who defected from the SLPP to found the National Grand Coalition (AC Vol 58 No 18 Pretty vacant presidency)...


Pretty vacant presidency

Bio's position as the party's presidential candidate was virtually guaranteed when former UN diplomat Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella formally withdrew from consideration as the SLPP candidate after accusing Bio of fomenting violence in the party...


Death of a front-runner

But Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella a former United Nations Under-Secretary-General and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy is his most formidable opponent...


Two continents, one food crisis

At the Delhi summit the head of the UN Industrial Development Organisation former Sierra Leonean Trade Minister Kandeh Yumkella said that India-Africa ties could'create granaries for the entire world...


Home made, world class

Harnessing energy A creative United Nations bureaucrat Kandeh Yumkella a former minister in Valentine Strasser's military government in Sierra Leone represents the UN Industrial Development Organisation in Nigeria...


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