Ernest Bai Koroma News

Sierra Leone axes plan to build Chinese-funded airport

The new airport in the village of Mamamah, outside the capital Freetown, was a flagship project of former president Ernest Bai Koroma, who after four years of negotiations and delays signed a loan agreement in...

Reuters Oct 12, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

Sierra Leone’s previous president, Ernest Bai Koroma, signed a loan agreement with China for the airport shortly before elections in March that his party lost.

Capital News Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

Sierra Leone's previous president, Ernest Bai Koroma, signed a loan agreement with China for the airport shortly before elections in March that his party lost.

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 opp...

Tuko Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone cancels China-funded Mamamah airport

Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March.

BBC Africa Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps China airport deal

His legacy In March, a week before the General Election that brought Gen Maada Bio to power, former President Ernest Bai Koroma presided over the ground-breaking ceremony marking beginning of the construction.

The East African Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone wants ex-immigration chief extradited

Mr Alpha Kholifa Koroma is among about a dozen officials of former President Ernest Bai Koroma’s administration who have been accused of corruption.

The East African Oct 8, 2018

Sierra Leone unveils scheme to foster cohesion

Rite of passage In 2016, the government of former President Ernest Bai Koroma took a major leap towards its realisation with the enactment of the National Youths Service Act.

The East African Sep 25, 2018

Sierra Leone democracy on the spot

When APC, under Ernest Bai Koroma, took over from the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in 2007, it was the first time in the country’s history for a peaceful transfer of power from one civilian leader to ano...

The East African Sep 24, 2018