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Ernest Bai Koroma

Date of Birth: 2 October 1953
Place of Birth: Makeni, Bombali District


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A storm in a port

The scheme agreed by ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma in November 2017 aims to expand Freetown's Queen Elizabeth II Quay with construction and finance from China under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)...

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Koroma’s record on trial

The revelations pouring out of three judicial commissions of inquiry into public corruption under former President Ernest Bai Koroma have the country agog (AC Vol 59 No 13 Koroma accused of grand corruption & Vol 59 No 14 Corruption inquiry takes off)...


A bridging loan too far

The World Bank and IMF criticised ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma's humbler plans for a new airport at Mamamah on the Freetown side of the bay (AC Vol 59 No 5 Flights of fancy)...


Man in a hurry

1% claimed in President Ernest Bai Koroma's October 2017 pre-election budget to 3...


A bridge too far

After trashing ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma's plan to build a new US$300 million airport as a 'sham' President Julius Maada Bio has pledged another Chinese-financed project set to cost over four times as much...


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...


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