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Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma

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


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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...


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...


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