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Sierra Leone

Brigadier (retired) Julius Maada Wonie Bio

Date of Birth: 12/05/1964


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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)...


Two divided houses

The SLPP leader, Julius Maada Bio, had been expected to do better at last year’s presidential election, when he polled only 37...


Loyalty rewarded

He was Julius Maada Bio’s main competitor for the Sierra Leone People’s Party presidential nomination and his job is an obvious reward for his defection to the All People’s Congress last September (AC Vol 53 No 20, Sam stays on the ticket)...


Clouds over Koroma’s victory

President Ernest Bai Koroma avoided a potentially contentious second-round in the presidential poll by defeating Julius Maada Bio outright on 17 November...


Elections 2012: Koroma in front

Among internationals, suspicion still surrounds the SLPP candidate, Brigadier (Retired) Julius Maada Bio, a leader of the military junta, the National Provisional Ruling Council (NPRC), of 1992-96...


Sesay and the city

Now, however, young people in Freetown are probably evenly split between Bai Koroma and Julius Maada Bio...


Sam stays on the ticket

They also argue that Koroma’s opponent in the race, Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), is equally, if not more, vulnerable to corruption allegations dating back to his leadership of a military junta in the 1990s (AC Vol 53 No 10, Champagne for the candidates)...


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