Julius Maada Bio News

Sierra Leone axes plan to build Chinese-funded airport

Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio sits during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 27, 2018.

Reuters Oct 12, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

His successor, Julius Maada Bio, vowed to stop the scheme.

Capital News Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

His successor, Julius Maada Bio, vowed to stop the scheme.

News 24 Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone's new president cancels KSh 31.8 billion Chinese-funded airport project Kenya News

- Retried President Ernest Bai Koroma had signed deal with China to construct a new airport - Once completed, China was to manage and maintain the airport as per the contract terms - The mega project was opposed by World Bank and International M...

Tuko Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone cancels China-funded Mamamah airport

He said the current president, Julius Maada Bio, "didn't see any need for Mamamah [the proposed airport]" and was considering building a bridge from the capital to Lungi airport - the only international airpor...

BBC Africa Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps China airport deal

Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio.

The East African Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone races against time in appeal against suspension

But the showdown with Fifa and threat to Sierra Leone's participation in the Cup of Nations has also unleashed a political emergency for newly-elected president, Julius Maada Bio.

Daily Nation Oct 9, 2018

Sierra Leone files appeal against FIFA suspension

The meeting on Monday took place in State House, the official residence of President Julius Maada Bio, in the capital Freetown, ministers said.

Punch Oct 9, 2018

Sierra Leone files appeal against FIFA suspension

The meeting on Monday took place in State House, the official residence of President Julius Maada Bio, in the capital Freetown, ministers said.

Capital News Oct 8, 2018

Sierra Leone wants ex-immigration chief extradited

New President Julius Maada Bio campaigned on a platform of fighting corruption.

The East African Oct 8, 2018