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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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Frank’s fickle fortunes

payment to a Cypriot trading company allegedly owned by Timis himself; and questions raised by the local press about founder Timis's close relationship with President Ernest Bai Koroma (AC Vol 54 No 6 Groans about growth)...


Court rescues Koroma

In a decision mourned in Freetown's legal and political circles alike the Supreme Court has ruled that President Ernest Bai Koroma did indeed have the power to sack his deputy Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana and appoint a successor last March (AC Vol 56 No 6 Koroma lashes out)...


The discord lingers on

President Ernest Bai Koroma feared he was building support for a bid to succeed him as President political sources in Freetown have told Africa Confidential...

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Koroma lashes out

President Ernest Bai Koroma has removed Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana from office even though he does not apparently have the powers to do so...


Census suspicions

President Ernest Bai Koroma has called off the national housing and population census planned for April after criticism that members of his All Peoples' Congress (APC) were over-represented in its management...


The politics of Ebola

The higher than usual recovery rates were trumpeted by President Ernest Bai Koroma's government even though the Health Ministry has been accused in the past of under-reporting Ebola cases while the high death and infection rates gave no cause for celebration...


Freetown under fire on Ebola

On 12 December President Ernest Bai Koroma issued an edict banning all Christmas celebrations especially the street festivals and masquerades for which Freetown is famous...


The Ebola epidemic

During the US-Africa summit in Washington this week Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell met Guinean President Alpha Condé and senior officials from Liberia and Sierra Leone whose Presidents Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Ernest Bai Koroma had stayed at home to tackle the growing emergency...


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