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Brigadier (retired) Julius Maada Wonie Bio

Date of Birth: 12/05/1964


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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)...


One man, one vote

Determined opposition will come from Julius Maada Bio, standing for the Sierra Leone's Peoples Party, Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, who defected from the APC to found the Alliance Democratic Party and, perhaps most significantly, Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, who defected from the SLPP to found the National Grand Coalition (AC Vol 58 No 18, Pretty vacant presidency)...


Pretty vacant presidency

The party seems more concerned with crushing internal opposition to their presumptive standard bearer, the former military leader and unsuccessful 2012 presidential contestant Julius Maada Bio, than confronting the APC...


Death of a front-runner

Many in the party want to ditch the 2012 presidential candidate, ex-military leader Julius Maada Bio, who polled the worst result of any SLPP candidate since Sierra Leone returned to multiparty democracy in 1996...

Julius Maada Bio Representatives of Julius Maada Bio have contacted Africa Confidential regarding our report on Sierra Leone, Death of a front-runner (AC Vol 57 No 19)...


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