Julius Maada Bio
Sierra Leone declares curfew amid third virus wave
Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio late Thursday announced a raft of anti-coronavirus measures, including a nationwide curfew and a ban on large gatherings, to help the West African state cope with a third wave of Covid.
Sierra Leone president accuses opposition of terrorism
Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio has accused the political opposition of inciting "terrorist violence" after...
Sierra Leone confirms first case of coronavirus
Sierra Leone has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, a 37-year-old man who travelled from France on March 16 and had been in isolation since, the president said on Tuesday.
We’ll support your efforts towards stability, Buhari assures Sierra Leonean President
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, Mr Julius Maada Bio, of Nigeria’s support, including military assistance, as the country works towards a stable and improved economy.
Sierra Leone president declares national cleanup day
Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio has announced that the first Saturday of each month will be "national cleaning day," as part of a campaign to improve hygiene and the work rate of civil servants.
Former soldier Bio wins Sierra Leone vote but opponent vows to contest
Sierra Leone's opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio secured his first term in office as a civilian Wednesday when he was declared the winner of a controversial presidential run-off -- but his opponent vowed to contest the result.