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Sierra Leone

Mr Charles Francis Kondo Margai

Date of Birth: 19/08/1945
Place of Birth: Bonthe


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The first-round fight

In 2005, Charles Margai, politician, lawyer, nephew and son of previous SLPP Prime Ministers Milton and Albert respectively, broke away to form the People's Movement for Democratic Change...


Personal not proportional

There are accusations of assassination attempts against both main opposition leaders – Ernest Bai Koroma (in the southern capital, Bo) and Charles Margai (in Kailahun, near Liberia in the east)...


Judging the judges

One of the CDF's own defence lawyers, Charles Margai, was keen that Norman should not hit the political scene any time soon...


The Gadaffi caravan moves on

Only in Freetown did the opposition politician Charles Margai call for El Gadaffi to be refused entry because of his funding for Liberia's Charles Taylor and the Revolutionary United Front, which massacred and mutilated tens of thousands of Sierra Leoneans...


Aid and votes

The PMDC, registered in January 2006, is led by Charles Margai, once of the SLPP, whose uncle, Milton, was the country's first Prime Minister and whose father, Albert, was Prime Minister in the 1960s...


Hinga's death hits home

Norman's legacy is claimed both by the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) and by Charles Margai's start-up party, the People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC)...

Its leader Charles Margai, who never misses a publicity trick, was leading counsel for the defence of Norman's co-accused, Allieu Kondewa...


The signs are rusting

A run-off could threaten him, especially if an opposition realignment involves Charles Margai, who is also Mende and a son of the second Prime Minister, Sir Albert Margai, and nephew of Independence leader Sir Milton Margai...

Charges of plotting to overthrow the government have been brought against Omrey Golley, formerly spokesperson of the Revolutionary United Front, whose defence lawyer is Charles Margai...


Courting disaster

The PMDC standard-bearer, Charles Margai (nephew of one president, son of another) advertises his close association with the CDF - an inherently anti-Court posture - ahead of next year's elections...


Flying with Solo B

At the SLPP conference, Berewa won 291 delegates' votes compared to 34 for his nearest rival, Charles Margai; for the APC, Koroma was adopted unopposed...


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Reining in the military

For now, elections in neighbouring Sierra Leone look more sedate, with Vice-President Solomon Berewa is set to defeat rival Charles Margai for the presidential ticket of the governing Sierra Leone People's Party...


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