Ernest Bai Koroma

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Western activism is causing more harm than good to a continent making LGBT people into scapegoats for colonialism. As an LGBT activist, I was always happy to see my picture in the paper. It showed that I was doing my job, getting attention for the cause I believed in—and, of course, getting some atte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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by Simon Barber, AS CHINA’s President Xi Jinping was noninterferingly signing deals in Africa last week on his first overseas foray as head of state, his American counterpart, Barack Obama, had four African leaders around to the White House for a pat on the back and a quiet chat about democracy, gove...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 28th, 2013
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Today President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House. The United States has strong partnerships with these countries based on shared de...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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By Aruna Turay Former President of Nigeria and well-respected International Statesman, General Olusegun Mathew OkikiÍla Obasanjo of Nigeria will on Saturday 23rd March 2013 receive an honorary doctorate degree from the Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone, at the college campus in Fre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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Sankara Kamara At first glance, the West African state of Sierra Leone looks like an impressive exercise in democracy. Eleven years after extinguishing the flames of its civil war, Sierra Leone has conducted periodic elections, followed by the transfer of power from one political party to another. A ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 18th, 2012
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The alarming rate of teenage pregnancy, especially among school girls, has become a cause for serious concern among well-meaning citizens of Sierra Leone including His Excellency the president, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. President Koroma in his recent address to his second parliament described teenage pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 3rd, 2012
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After many days of complaints and threats, the leader of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party, Julius Maada Bio (photo), has finally met with President Ernest Koroma at State House in Freetown today to accept that he (Koroma) was the winner in the November 17, 2012 election. Since that election after...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Nov 28th, 2012
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Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, made the following statement today: “Following the announcement by the National Election Commission (NEC) of the results of the presidential elections held on 17 November 2012, I wish to congrat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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by John Stremlau, SUCCESSFUL elections were held in Sierra Leone this month, another African good news story barely noted amid the headlines of the latest conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Middle East. But the 50-year sentence given to former Liberian head of state Charles Taylor ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Nov 28th, 2012
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press release President Jacob G Zuma congratulates President Ernst Bai Koroma on his re-election and swearing-in putting him at the helm of his country’s affairs. Noting the statement that was issued by the African Union Election Observer Mission on 19 November 2012, President Zuma and the peop...