April 2021

Sierra Leone: Mining Dispute Threatens United States Firms

By Gregory Simpkins The decision by Sierra Leone to shut down the operations of U.S.-owned SL Mining has called into question that government’s commitment to the rule of law with regard to foreign investors. Since the mid-1990s, the U.S. Government has initiated various programs to boost U.S.-Africa trade and investment – from the African Growth …

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Sierra Leone: President Maada Bio Lied About Paying a Hotel Debt in Japan

By Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Matthew Anderson, and Mark Feldman President Julius Maada Bio has appeared on a number of television and radio talk shows in Freetown over the last two days to talk about his Presidency. The media events are apparently organized to help him respond to the ongoing Africanist Press investigative reports on …

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