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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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Corruption inquiry takes off

President Julius Maada Bio's cabinet on 6 July approved a wide-ranging probe focusing on 'unexplained wealth' allegedly accumulated by former President Ernest Bai Koroma and his officials...


Koroma accused of grand corruption

President Julius Maada Bio is to appoint a judicial commission of inquiry into massive state plunder and fraud during Ernest Bai Koroma's two terms of office after receiving an explosive report from his 12-member transition team, our sources in Freetown say...

' The report also mentions 'cases of violence in parts of the country, the vandalisation of the Presidential Lodge at Hill Station presumably by the staff of former President Ernest Bai Koroma, and the frantic looting of government vehicles by outgoing officials...

AC research shows that in 2007, the year that Ernest Bai Koroma became President, $24 mn...

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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...


Deep sea intrigue

In Sierra Leone, AP has been eager to drum up interest in two oil exploration licences which it was granted extensions to by President Ernest Bai Koroma's outgoing administration in December...


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...


IMF stops funds over 'election' budget

A confidential despatch by United States diplomats in Freetown has laid bare the cause of strained relations between President Ernest Bai Koroma's government and the International Monetary Fund; the cable also voices what Sierra Leone's international partners really think about its prospects for economic reform...


A homemade disaster

This is in spite of President Ernest Bai Koroma's promise to relocate them after receiving millions of dollars in aid...


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