By Keikura S. Moisa, Personal Assistant to the Minister of Labour and Social Security
Renowned for pontificating daily about how they hold the high moral ground and how the reform-minded President Ernest Bai Koroma and the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) party Government is the worst thing that [...]
By Bampia Bundu
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Motor Drivers and General Transport Workers Union (MDGTWU) has suspended their President and the other four members of the Central Executive Council (CEC) for allegedly embezzling and fraudulently converting union funds, violating Article 22 of the Union’s constitution, and derailing [...]
As a mark of its determination and enthusiasm to rid the Northern Region of corruption and corrupt practices, the Anti Corruption Commission on Friday, 24th February, 2012, held a meeting with staff of the National Fire Force (NFF) at their Regional Headquarters in Makeni.
by Theo Nicol
The last three weeks or so had been very great for the fight against corruption in this country. Apart from the cases against the Mayor of Freetown and ten others, which are real and can be seen to be happening, there was another one which to all intents and [...]
By Femi Coker
It was pandemonium at the High Court No.1 yesterday during the trial of the Mayor of Freetown City Council and nine others, as women belonging to the All Peoples Congress (APC) who were in their hundreds stormed the Court premises and disallowed the security officers from taking Mayor Herbert Akieremi George [...]
The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday, November 28 this year, indicted the Mayor of the Freetown City Council, Herbert Akieremi George-Williams and nine others on twenty five count charges ranging from conspiracy to commit corruption offences to misappropriation of public funds, failure to comply with procurement procedures and failure to pay PAYE taxes [...]
By our reporters.
VP Sam Sumana
Last week was a bad week for this country’s image. As the Africa Confidential publication hit the newsstands and went round the world with a damning report on the country and its fight against corruption, a news documentary on Aljazeera TV, titled Africa Investigates, gave more punches to [...]
by Theo Nicol
Last week, we did get a bashing from the foreign media. The Africa Confidential Report and the Al Jazeera documentary on Africa Investigates, attempted to make nonsense of all the development that our country is going through at the moment, particularly in our fight against corruption.