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Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma

Date of Birth: 02/10/1953
Place of Birth: Makeni, Bombali District


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Narrow win constrains Bio

Bio further halted duty waivers for companies and individuals, 'except those covered under the Vienna Convention' – an IMF condition that his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma had agreed but failed to implement...


Flights of fancy

President Ernest Bai Koroma officially launched the Mamamah international airport project and associated 'airport city' for Freetown on 2 March, just in time to boost the prospects of the ruling All Peoples Congress in the 7 March national elections...


'Usual suspects' face challenge

The economy is stagnant, inflation stands at 20%, and financial support from Western donors and multilateral institutions is on pause because President Ernest Bai Koroma's government will not grasp the nettle of far-reaching economic reforms, even though it has formally agreed to them...

Last May, President Ernest Bai Koroma presided over the laying of the foundation for a seven-storey building for the ruling APC, of which he is life chairman...


Drilling down

The case against Tonkolili and its owner, China's state-owned Shandong Iron & Steel Group (SISG), comes just weeks before the presidential election, in which voters will elect their first new president in a decade and retire President Ernest Bai Koroma...


One man, one vote

After much delay, President Ernest Bai Koroma has finally found a candidate he favours to take the nomination of the All Peoples Congress for the 2018 presidential election...


Pretty vacant presidency

Although the election to find a successor for President Ernest Bai Koroma takes place on 7 March next year, the country's two leading parties are yet to select their candidates...


Sugar loaf sell-out

Three years ago, top conservationist Sama Banya wrote to President Ernest Bai Koroma calling for the enforcement of the National Protected Areas Act 2012...


Less Blair for Africa

The AGI may have exaggerated its help during the anti-Ebola campaign while more broadly, President Ernest Bai Koroma does not have an overall 'vision' to support, pundits in Freetown say...


Runway overrun

Despite promising the International Monetary Fund and World Bank that he would not go through with it, President Ernest Bai Koroma has still not given up on the Mamamah airport project (AC Vol 56 No 23, Unclear for take-off)...


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