Julius Maada Bio News

Ex-president’s brother on the spot for tax evasion

The former president himself is among his government's officials expected to appear before three commissions of enquiry set up by his successor, Julius Maada Bio, to investigate corruption allegations under his tenure.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Africa today at a glance

Bio visits Gambia Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio continues a first three-day official visit to The Gambia.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Bio on maiden visit to Gambia

By KEMO CHAM Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio is in Gambia to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Africa today at a glance

Bio visits Gambia Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on a first three-day official visit to The Gambia.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Sierra Leone president declares rape a 'national emergency'

By AFP Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday declared rape and sexual violence a "national emergency" with life imprisonment for perpetrators attacking minors, after an outcry over the level of sexual violence in the country.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 9, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares rape a national emergency

The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle has become a rallying point in Sierra Leone for a campaign that has pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone declares emergency over rape and sexual assault

President Julius Maada Bio announced the emergency on Thursday amid a public outcry over the issue, triggered by a series of high-profile attacks.

BBC Africa , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

The Star , Kenya Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

FREETOWN (Reuters) - The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

Reuters , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

FREETOWN - The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

EWN , South Africa Feb 7, 2019