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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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Vice-President in loan row

Heiligman also claimed, however, that he and a business partner, David Kloeber, provided a loan of US$34,000 to Sam-Sumana to help him and President Ernest Bai Koroma with their 2007 election and it has not been repaid...


Death puts feuds on hold

The country won a respite from the increasingly bitter pre-electoral campaigning among the major parties as all sides united in sympathy for President Ernest Bai Koroma after the death of his mother on 6 July...


Champagne for the candidates

When the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) chose Julius Maada Bio to compete against President Ernest Bai Koroma last year, the pro-government media reckoned the November 2012 polls were as good as over...


Koroma’s UN fear

Worries are growing that President Ernest Bai Koroma’s All People’s Congress (APC) is ramping up ethnic and political tensions in what promises to be a close contest with Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP)...


Personal, not business

Correspondence on the recall of the United Nations chief, Michael von der Schulenburg, indicates an almost irrational hatred of him by President Ernest Bai Koroma (AC Vol 53 No 4, Early exit for UN envoy)...


Early exit for UN envoy

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon closed the door on a bitter dispute with the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma by recalling his Executive Representative for the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone, Michael von der Schulenburg, on 2 February...


Votes, mines and money

The presidential and legislative elections due in November 2012 will be close-run, pitting President Ernest Bai Koroma and the All Peoples’ Congress (APC) against Julius Maada Bio and the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP)...


The President’s new partners

President Ernest Bai Koroma’s signing of the contracts with CIF, which has a reputation for opacity and poor delivery in its African operations, so close to the 17 November elections will inevitably raise questions about the motives for the secret deals...


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