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Brigadier (retired) Julius Maada Wonie Bio

Date of Birth: 12/05/1964


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A bridging loan too far

The Chinese government is putting pressure on President Julius Maada Bio to go ahead with a project to link Lungi International Airport, which lies on the other side of Tagrin Bay, by bridge to the capital, Freetown, say political insiders in Sierra Leone...


Man in a hurry

Determined to make his mark early, President Julius Maada Bio has promised a revolution in transport, in education and in tackling corruption...


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...

Transition team's box of horrors Examples of fraud and theft described in the 'Report of the Governance Transition Team 2018', commissioned by President Julius Maada Bio...

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Narrow win constrains Bio

Never one to shy away from flouting convention, President Julius Maada Bio has shown that he will not be constrained by a narrow win in the 31 March runoff, nor by his lack of a majority in Parliament...


APC tries to stall election

Few surprises were produced by Sierra Leone's presidential elections on 7 March, which saw the ruling All People's Congress presidential candidate, Samura Kamara, head to a runoff on 27 March against Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People's Party...


Deep sea intrigue

How inclined Sierra Leone's new President – to be announced after next week's runoff between Samura Kamara of the governing All People's Congress and Sierra Leone People's Party candidate Julius Maada Bio – will be to facilitate Timis's investments in the country remains to be seen...


Flights of fancy

Sierra Leone Peoples Party presidential candidate Julius Maada Bio called the scheme 'a sham'...


'Usual suspects' face challenge

He is locked in a somewhat churlish contest with Kamara and the SLPP's Julius Maada Bio, a former military leader and 2012 failed presidential candidate (AC Vol 57 No 19, Death of a front-runner)...


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