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Brigadier (retired) Julius Maada Wonie Bio

Date of Birth: 12/05/1964


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Paying off grudges

Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, who led the coup and joined the NPRC junta, is now an SLPP leader...


They were all contenders

There were eight aspirants for the SLPP leadership: Vice-President Solomon Berewa; ex-Finance Minister JB Dauda; Charles Francis Margai, who has twice challenged President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah; Sam Hinga Norman, former leader of the Kamajor militia, indicted by the Special Court; retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, a former military head of state; John Leigh, formerly Ambassador to the United States where he now practises law; Lansana Nyallay, a US-based chemist; and Abubakarr Kamara, also from the USA...

Former military leader Julius Maada Bio, 41, outspent his rivals at the SLPP conference and has a reputation for generosity with favours and contracts...


The cost of Kabbah

The two previous Bintumani conferences of civil society groups played a major role in forcing Brigadier Julius Maada Bio's military regime to hold elections and to amend the constitution...


The coup-makers

The AFRC called for Musa, Julius Maada Bio (Strasser's 1996 replacement as junta boss) and Sankoh to join them...


Less funds for guns

Julius Maada Bio, Karefa Kargbo, Charles Mbayo and Tom Nyumah are among 28 soldiers retired on full benefits...


Heart of Anglo

De Beers pulled out of its dredging operation in Sierra Leone last month, as the newly elected President Tejan Kabba took over from his military predecessor, Julius Maada Bio...


Edging and hedging

Also helping the peace is the presence in London of Freetown's former military leader, Brigadier Julius Maada Bio; seen at the Commonwealth Secretariat's Marlborough House, he says has come to read law at university...


Falling out parade

Sierra Leoneans were clearly delighted with the chance to throw out the military regime of Brigadier Julius Maada Bio...


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