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ACC RECOGNIZES DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD
Date: 2017-06-20

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has used this year’s African Child’s Day to strengthen the fight against corruption in the education sector and inspire school pupils in Sierra Leone to strive for better education. Madam Koloneh Sankoh, Director of Public Education and External Outreach Department (PEOD) gave a brief historical backgro


ACC SETS TO PUSH FOR ‘SINGLE WINDOW REGIME’ AT SLPA: A PNB STRATEGY
Date: 2017-06-13

At a post Overt Operation meeting with the Sierra Leone Port Authority (SLPA), and other stakeholders at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay, the Director of Systems and Processes Review Department (SPRD), Rashid Babar Turay said, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will push for a single window platform in the establishment.

The Single Window


MASS SENSITIZATION ON PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN ENDS IN WESTERN AREA
Date: 2017-06-08

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday 6th June 2017 concluded eight-day long mass sensitization, aimed at increasing public awareness and knowledge on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign; which has the objective of improving service delivery in key public sector institutions.

The engagements took place at lorry parks, roundabout


ACC JOINS INSECTICIDE-TREATED BED NETS DISTRIBUTION IN BO
Date: 2017-06-08

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) joins Ministry of Health and Sanitation in the distribution of insecticide treated bed nets across Bo District. This intervention by the ACC is to caution distribution personnel and beneficiaries against sale of the bed nets.

After 2014 distribution, plenty of the bed nets were found in markets for sa


ACC SENIOR INVESTIGATOR TESTIFIES IN ANGLICAN DIOCESE MATTER IN BO
Date: 2017-06-06

Fifth prosecution witness in the matter between the State Vs. Prince Emmanuel Nallo and four others has testified before Justice Kekura Bangura of the High Court in Bo.

Musa Jawara, Senior Investigations Officer ACC, told the court he knew the five accused persons on trial. He said he came to know them when Bishop Emmanuel J.S. Tucker,


ACC ENLISTS LAMINAYA COMMUNITY IN THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-06-06

Residents of Laminaya community in a public sensitization exercise have expressed determination to join the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign. This commitment was made in an outreach meeting organized by the ACC Northern Regional Office on Wednesday 31st May 2017, that attracted over 200 hundred participants.Read more.....


ACC TO TACKLE CORRUPTION IN THE “LANGUAGE OF THE ROAD’
Date: 2017-06-06

Pursuant to its mandate in reviewing systems and processes of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) met with key stakeholders responsible for the engineering, designing and enforcement of laws and polices relating to road signs and markings.

Speaking to senior officers of the Sierra Leone Road


ACC SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST TWO STAFF OF WORLD VISION
Date: 2017-06-01

The High Court of Sierra Leone Holden in Bo, presided over by Hon. Justice Kekura Bangura, on Wednesday 31st May 2017 convicted Leslie Lahai Monson, and Kerfala Janneh, employees of World Vision on various corruption offences.

Mr. Monson and Mr. Janneh were convicted on the offences of misappropriation of donor funds contrary to section


ACC SENSITIZES PUPILS IN KONO ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-31

In a bid to increase public awareness and knowledge on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sub-Regional Office Kono on Monday, 29th May, 2017, sensitized pupils and teachers of Kono Model Academy (KMA) and Apostle Bona Aladura Senior Secondary Schools on the significance of the PNB campaign and issues of bribery


ACC EMPOWERS PUNTHUN COMMUNITY TO COMBAT BRIBERY
Date: 2017-05-30

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Region Office on 25th May 2017 held outreach meeting with the people of Punthun at their Community Centre, Makari Gbanti Chiefdom, Bombali District; to empower them with anti-corruption messages, and solicit their support in the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign.

Speaking at the engagement, ACC


CRAFTSHARE INSTITUTE IN BO JOINS THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-29

Senior Public Education Officer of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Southern Region at a sensitization campaign organized at Craftshare compound on the Pay No Bribe campaign encouraged students, instructors, and administrators to join the fight against bribery.

Alimamy Lahai Kamara told Technical and Vocational students at the Instit


ACC INTEGRITY CLUBS SPEAK ON THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-25

Pupils from various schools in Makeni and Magburaka, who are members of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Integrity Clubs on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 processed through the streets of Makeni to speak to their peers and the public on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign.

In his welcome statement to the more than two hundred Integrity Club membe


KONO DISTRICT EMBRACES THE PNB CAMPAIGN IN A MASS SENSITIZATION
Date: 2017-05-24

In a bid to roll out the campaign to Kono District, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sub-Regional Office Kono, on Monday 22nd May, 2017, held mass public awareness raising campaign on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) at the Konomanyi Lorry Park, Trade Faire Luma in Koidu City.

The sensitization which was organized to increase public knowledge


ACC DIALOGUES WITH SLRSA ON BRIBE FREE ROAD IN SIERRA LEONE.
Date: 2017-05-23

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and senior management of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) on Thursday 18th May, 2016 in the Conference Room of the SLRSA Headquarters, Kissy Road, Freetown concluded fruitful discussions.

The engagement bordered around the conduct of Road Safety Corps, and the installation and maintena


ACC ENGAGES STAFF OF EDSA IN BOMBALI ON THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-23

In its quest to heighten public awareness on the Pay No Bribe campaign (PNB), the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday 18th May 2017 engaged the management and staff of Electricity, Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) at their Electricity Road Office, in Makeni.

In his statement, ACC Regiona


SLOIC STUDENTS IN BO FIND HOPE IN THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-23

“We are pleased to receive the Anti-Corruption Commission on our campus. We now begin to see a brighter future for the bulk of the students populace here. Majority of us will be self-employed upon graduation; therefore, we ask that there is fair play in the award of contracts and in procurement processes, since we will be competing to secure t


ACC UPDATES SALWACO STAFF ON THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-22

Management and staff of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) Makeni Station in a customized meeting with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Regional Office pledged to uphold integrity in the execution of their duties. This declaration was made on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at SALWACO Office, Waterworks Road in Makeni.

In his s


SSN BENEFICIARIES IN KONO DISTRICT COMMEND ACC AND NaCSA
Date: 2017-05-22

“We commend the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) for the sustainability of the Social Safety Net (SSN) Project in our communities”. This statement was made by beneficiaries of the SSN project, at outreach engagements in Toli and Mafindor chiefdoms conducted by ACC Sub-Regional Office, Kon


ACC TAKES PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN TO BAPTIST SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Date: 2017-05-22

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday, 17th May, 2017, engaged pupils and teachers of the Baptist Junior and Senior Secondary Schools on issues of bribery and corruption. The meeting which took place at the school campus, Allen Town Freetown, attracted over 500 pupils.

In his opening remarks, Principal, Baptist Senior Second


STAKEHOLDERS IN THE GOVERNANCE SECTOR OF THE PRP HOLD WORKSHOP ON THE WAY FORWARD
Date: 2017-05-15

Stakeholders of the Governance Sector under the President Recovery Priority (PRP) Delivery Programme on Wednesday 10th May 2017, converged to discuss the transition plan of President Recovery Priorities (PRPs) involving the President Delivery Team (PDT) and the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the governance sector.

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ACC AND SLP DIALOGUE TO TACKLE BRIBERY IN THE SOUTH
Date: 2017-05-15

Management of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) South, has engaged in talks with management of the Sierra Leone Police, at the Assistant of Inspector General of Police (AIG) office, Bo; on emerging issues following dismantling of checkpoints across the Southern Region. PNB reports indicate erection of makeshift checkpoints at Kalia along Bo-K


THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN GAINS RECOGNITION IN ACADEMIC CIRCLE.
Date: 2017-05-15

The Acting Vice Chancellor (VC), University of Sierra Leone (USL) and Principal, Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), Professor Ekundayo J.D Thompson, in his address to congregation for the conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas and Certificates for 2015/2016 academic year on Saturday 13th May, 2017 at the Adjai Crowthe


ACC CAUTIONS SCHOOLS AGAINST MALPRACTICES IN NPSE EXAMINATION
Date: 2017-05-12

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that it has received several complaints against teachers and school authorities on allegations of soliciting an advantage from parents, guardians, pupils, and school authorities, in exchange for facilitating malpractices at Examination Centres during the forthcoming Nationa


ACC TAKES PNB CAMPAIGN TO SIERRA LEONE CORRECTIONAL SERVICES IN BO
Date: 2017-05-09

“We work round the clock here. This prison facility was established to cater for eighty inmates. As we speak, we now have three hundred and twenty four. We have to cram inmates, press them closely against each other to be able to close up the cells. Considering the risk we face as correctional officers, we would like the Pay No Bribe (PNB) cam


ACC JOINS SLAJ IN COMMEMORATING PRESS FREEDOM DAY IN THE SOUTH
Date: 2017-05-09

“The world is moving fast, accelerated by technology. The world is converging and nations are grappling with the speed at which things move. We in Sierra Leone are making deliberate effort to get some understanding of the technological convergence. And computer which is the hub, we are making frantic effort to explore its advantages for the be


ROGBANEH POLICE OFFICERS EMBRACE THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-03

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Regional Office in April 2017, engaged and presented to personnel of Rogbaneh Police Division, the first quarter Pay No Bribe (PNB) report at their muster parade, Flower Corner in Makeni.

Speaking at the sensitization meeting, Senior Investigations Officer, ACC, Umaru Sesay pointed out that


ACC STRENGTHENS INTEGRITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY NOW CLUBS ON THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-05-03

As the six months pilot phase of the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign drew to an end, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Regional Office, Kenema engaged members of the Integrity Clubs of nine secondary schools and the Accountability Now Club of the Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema. These clubs were established in schools and colleges by the ACC in a


ACC DIALOGUES WITH THE FIVE PILOT MDAs IN KENEMA DISTRICT ON THE FIRST QUARTER PNB REPORT.
Date: 2017-05-03

In a bid to update the public on the first quarter report of the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign, October to December 2016, the Managements and the Integrity Management Committees (IMCs) of the pilot entities held fruitful deliberations at the ACC Kenema Office on the reports received and responses from MDAs.

In his presentation, the Public


PNB BUILDS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SLP AND MOTOR DRIVERS UNION IN BO DISTRICT
Date: 2017-04-26

“Frequent arrests of commercial drivers has stopped, checkpoints have been dismantled, police officers now speak to drivers nicely and with respect; at least, there is some respite on the traffic,” Eastern Regional Secretary-General of the Sierra Leone Motor Drivers Union, Albert Pyne told a team comprising the Anti-Corruption Commission (


HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCESS ANNE, VISITS THE PAY NO BRIBE CALL CENTRE.
Date: 2017-04-26

The Princess Royal Highness Anne, on Thursday 6th April 2017 paid visit to the Pay No Bribe (PNB) call centre at the Lottery Building Tower Hill, Freetown.

Explaining the Pay No Bribe campaign to Her Royal Highness, Commissioner ACC, Ady Macauley Esq. underscored that the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone is a demonstration of Go


ACC COMMISSIONER, ADY MACAULEY OPENS BOOTH AT TRADE FAIR AND EXHIBITION.
Date: 2017-04-26

The Commissioner, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Ady Macauley Esq. on Friday 7th April 2017 officially opened the Commission's booth at the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair and Exhibition at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Brookfields Freetown.

Delivering the keynote address, Commissioner Macauley emphasized that it is imperati


UNIVERSITY OF SIERRA LEONE EMBRACES THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-04-26

The University of Sierra Leone (USL) Secretariat on Monday 10th April, 2017 embraced the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign.

The event took place in the office of the Acting Vice Chancellor (VC) and Principal of USL, Professor Ekundayo Thompson, when the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) engaged staff of the Secretariat in a partnership and col


HEALTH WORKERS PLEDGE SUPPORT TO THE PNB CAMPAIGN IN BOMBALI
Date: 2017-04-26

In its resolve to ensure effective service delivery in the health sector, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) engaged and presented the first quarter Pay No Bribe (PNB) report to members of the District Health Management Team (DHMT) Bombali and Management of the Regional Government Hospital, Makeni.

The


ACC DIALOGUES WITH TRAFFIC STAKEHOLDERS IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2017-04-26

In its quest to address issues of corrupt practices in the traffic sector, the Kono Sub-Regional Office of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday 19th April, 2017 met with various traffic stakeholders at the Commission’s Conference Room, 25 Alhaji Chewtoh Jalloh Street-Koidu City, Kono District.

Participants at the engagemen


ACC CONCLUDES INTEGRITY CLUBS DEBATE ON THE PNB IN BO DISTRICT
Date: 2017-04-26

The Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC)Southern Region has concluded a debating competition for six secondary schools in Bo District. It marks the end of the first phase of the Pay No Bribe campaign, which was unveiled last year September.

Defending champion, Ahmadiyya Muslim Secondary School, in last year December debate in commemoration of


ACC SIGNS INTEGRITY PLEDGE WITH THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
Date: 2017-04-26

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS), has strengthened partnership in the fight against corruption by signing an Integrity Pledge on Thursday 26th April 2017.This event took place at the Ministry's Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Brookfields Freetown.

The Commissioner


ACC COMMENDS IG MUNU ON THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-03-30

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign team has commended the efforts of the Head of the Sierra Leone Police, Inspector General Francis Munu on his commitment to supporting the PNB project. Speaking at a PNB engagement with the Waterloo Police Division, Deputy Director, Public Education and Outreach ACC Patrick Sandi, u


ACC ENGAGES FACULTY OF NURSING ON PAY NO BRIBE
Date: 2017-03-28

In its widespread sensitization on the Pay No Bribe Campaign, the ACC has engaged the Faculty of Nursing, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), University of Sierra Leone on the nature of the PNB campaign in Sierra Leone.

Speaking at the meeting, Communications Officer ACC, Abubakarr Turay intimated the faculty th


MOHS PERMANENT SECRETARY VOWS TO SUPPORT THE PAY NO BRIBE (PNB) CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-03-28

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) David W.S. Banya has expressed that he will raise his game in support of the PNB campaign, especially in MOHS. Mr. Banya praised the ACC for their role in the fight and especially for promoting the Pay No Bribe campaign with a high level of commitment. He noted that the pro


CSOs AND THE MEDIA MAKE IN-ROADS IN TACKLING BRIBERY IN BO DISTRICT
Date: 2017-03-28

ACC Regional Manager South has said that ‘if the ACC is making progress in the fight against bribery and corruption in Bo District it is because of the support it enjoys from CSOs and the Media’. Samuel Marah was addressing forty-five civil society organizations including the media at a PNB partnership meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture


FREETOWN TEACHERS COLLEGE TAKES OWNERSHIP OF THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-03-23

In targeting pilot Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the Pay No Bribe (PNB) project, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday 21st March 2017 engaged the administration and staff of the Freetown Teachers Colleges (FTC).

The Deputy Director Public Education and Outreach Department Patrick Sandi underscored, the PNB is an a


HEAD OF WEST AFRICA FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE, VISITS THE PAY NO BRIBE CALL CENTER.
Date: 2017-03-21

The Head of West Africa Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rob Dixon, on Monday 20th March 2017 paid visit to the Pay No Bribe (PNB) call centre at the Lottery Building Tower Hill, Freetown. This is his first visit to Sierra Leone. Briefing Mr. Dixon on the PNB campaign, Deputy Commissioner ACC, Shollay Davies said, the campaign has r


ACCOUNTABILITY NOW CLUBS SPEAK TO THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN IN A DEBATE COMPETITION.
Date: 2017-03-21

In rolling out the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign to students and lecturers of tertiary institutions in the Western Area, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday 15th March 2017 brought together tertiary institutions to debate on key topics relating to the PNB campaign. The mind exercise which took place at the Bishop Brosnahan Hall, San


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ADDRESSES SLANGO
Date: 2017-03-10

Sequel to a meeting with the International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGO) last week, the Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Shollay Davies, on Tuesday 7th of March 2017, engaged the local NGO Community at the office of the Sierra Leone Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (SLANGO). The Deputy Commissio


RUSSELL COMMUNITY EMBRACES THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-03-09

As the popularization of the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign intensifies, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in partnership with Campaign for Good Governance (CGG), on Saturday 4th March 2017 had a fruitful dialogue with the Russell community in the Western Area Rural, at the Village community center.

In his welcome remarks, the village


ACC PARTNERS WITH EDSA ON THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-03-09

Pursuant to its mandate in section 7 sub-sections 1 & 2 of the Anti-Corruption Act 2008, the ACC met with EDSA on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) Campaign. The very high profile meeting took place at the premises of EDSA in Murray Town, Freetown on Friday 3rd March 2017.

In his opening remarks the Director General of EDSA, Ing. Alhaji Timbo pr


EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS PLEDGE SUPPORT TO THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN IN MAKENI
Date: 2017-03-06

Stakeholders in the education sector have been sensitized on the Pay No Bribe Campaign by staff of the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in partnership with Mankind's Activity for Development and Accreditation Movement (MADAM). The meeting which held on Tuesday 28th February 2017 at the Saint Francis Secondary School


ACC EMPOWERS STAKEHOLDERS ON REVENUE GENERATION IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2017-03-06

The Sub-Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Kono on Wednesday 1st March, 2017 engaged stakeholders in revenue generation in a ‘take no bribe and pay no bribe’ campaign in the Kono District.

Senior Investigations Officer ACC, Momodu Sittar said the meeting was organized to raise awareness around revenue gener


ACC COMMISSIONER INTERACTS WITH NGOs
Date: 2017-03-06

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley on Thursday 2nd March 2017 interacted with representatives of Local and International Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to clearly explain the mandate and jurisdiction of the ACC.

Addressing them at an NGO forum organised by the Sierra Leone Association of Non Go


ACC TAKES THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN TO THE SIERRA LEONE POLICE HEAD QUARTERS
Date: 2017-02-28

Senior Officers of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) have vowed to do all they could to rid the Force of any form of bribery and corruption in the execution of their duties. This promise was made in a customized meeting organized by the ACC at the SLP Head Quarters in Freetown on Tuesday 21st February, 2017. The meeting which attracted over 100 poli


NCTVA EMBRACES THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-02-28

The National Council for Technical, Vocational and otherAcademic Awards (NCTVA) has received the ACC at their premises in Tower Hill Freetown on Thursday 23rd February 2017 in a sensitization meeting on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign.

The NCTVA Director Mohamed A. Jalloh. in his welcome address mentioned that though there were potent


ACC AND CGG SENSITIZE JOE TOWN COMMUNITY ON THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-02-27

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) through its Public Education and Outreach Department, teamed up with Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) in sensitizing the Joe Town Community comprising, Joe Town, Nyangba and Makandoh communities around Waterloo Village.

The meeting aimed at garnering the full participation of the community people i


HIGH COURT JUDGE DENIES BAIL TO 5 ACCUSED PERSONS ON TRIAL FOR VARIOUS CORRUPTION OFFENCES.
Date: 2017-02-22

Hon. Justice Kekura Bangura of the High Court in Bo on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 denied bail to five accused persons standing trial for allegedly committing corruption offences involving soliciting of monies to the tune of Seventy-Four Million Leones (Le. 74,000,000). The Judge considered the offences as serious.

Prince Emmanuel N


PEOPLE OF SUSSEX VILLAGE PLEDGE TO SUPPORT THE PNB CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-02-08

The people of Sussex village have pledged their unflinching support to the Pay No Bribe(PNB) campaign by resisting all forms of bribery. This pledge was made during an outreach meeting organized by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in collaboration with Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) on Saturday 4th February 2017 at the Sussex Community C


ACC EMPOWERS MDAs ON POLICY FORMULATION
Date: 2017-01-16

The Sierra Leone Police, Ministry of Water Resources, and Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority in Bo District Southern Region are identifying gaps and weaknesses in existing policies regulating their operations after series of engagement with the Policy and Ethics Unit of the Anti-Corruption Commission. This is to empower management of the target


ACC AND DFID SET TO REVIEW THE "PAY NO BRIBE" CAMPAIGN
Date: 2017-01-12

The Commissioner of the ACC Ady Macauley Esq. and the Governance Adviser of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the U.K. Government, Samira Bhatia, have held a meeting that marks the commencement of a review on the successes and challenges of the pragmatic anti-graft initiative against bribery in Sierra Leone, which is tagge


ACC TARGETS LUNGI AIRPORT ON THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2016-12-20

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is conducting an eighteen-day awareness raising on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign, and monitoring of processes and procedures at the Freetown International Airport in Lungi. The exercise will run from 13th -24th December, 2016 and 2nd -8th January, 2017.

In a welcoming statement at the office of t


ACC ENGAGES GOVERNMENTAL EXPERTS ON THE SECOND REVIEW CYCLE OF THE UNCAC.
Date: 2016-11-01

On Thursday 27th October, 2016, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) held an inception meeting with Governmental experts, with the purpose to discuss, share ideas and fill the Self-Assessment checklist of the 2nd review cycle of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)

Deputy Commissioner ACC, Shollay Davies, said, t


ACC HOSTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF MCC.
Date: 2016-10-26

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday 21st October, 2016, played host to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Dana Hyde. Briefing her on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) project, at the PNB Call Centre, Lotto Building, Tower Hill Freetown, Deputy Commissioner ACC, Shollay Davies stated, the campaign a


CITIZENS ANTI-BRIBERY REPORTING PLATFORM UNVEILED IN SIERRA LEONE
Date: 2016-09-30

The Pay No Bribe (PNB) Reporting Platform was unveiled on Monday 26th September. The Platform is an innovative reporting system where citizens can anonymously report incidents of petty corruption and bribery.

Launching the PNB Reporting Platform, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Hon. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara said the


ACC REVIEWS SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES IN THE IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT.
Date: 2016-09-16

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday 14th September 2016 launched the Systems Review Report on the Immigration Department at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Finance, George Street, Freetown. The report aims at identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the Immigration Department and proffers recommendations.

Laun


ACC ENGAGES MDAs ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-09-16

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on the 8th September, 2016 dialogued with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy at the Conference Room of ACC Sub-Regional Office Kono in Koidu City.

Advancing the purpose of the engagement, the Manager, National Anti-Corruption Stra


ACC SIGNS CONTRACT WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS FOR THE MONITORING OF THE SSN PROJECT.
Date: 2016-09-09

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday 8th August, 2016 signed contract with Civil Society Organizations for the monitoring of the Social Safety Net (SSN) Project meant to alleviate poverty in Sierra Leone. The Project which is supported by the World Bank and Unicef is implemented by the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA). <


ACC AND AIRTEL/ORANGE STREGHTHEN RELATIONSHIP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2016-09-09

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and Airtel/Orange Sierra Leone, on Thursday 8th September 2016, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the ACC's Conference Room for the implementation of the Pay No Bribe Campaign (PNB). The PNB is an anonymous reporting platform initiated by the Government of Sierra Leone with support from the Unite


PRESIDENT KOROMA RECOGNIZES THE SUPPORT OF THE ACC
Date: 2016-09-06

His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, on Monday 29th August recognized the dedication and support of the Anti Corruption Commission towards the Open Government Partnership Process in Sierra Leone. Barely two years ago, Sierra Leone became a participatory nation in the OGP process. A partnership formed by United States President, B


WE SHOULD NOT TRIVIALIZE ISSUES OF CORRUPTION - ACC COMMISSIONER SPEAKS
Date: 2016-09-05

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley on Wednesday 24th August 2016 told civil society members and public officials that the issues of corruption should not be trivialized. He made this statement in a symposium on the topic: Prosecuting anti-corruption cases and increasing citizens interest to track corruption off


THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN AND THE PRESIDENT’S RECOVERY PRIORITIES IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-09-05

The Anti-Corruption Commission Sub-Regional Office in Kono on Thursday 25th August, 2016 schooled chiefdom stakeholders and representatives from various communities within Kamara Chiefdom, on the Pay No Bribe Campaign and the President’s Recovery Priorities. The sensitization took place at the Tombodu Town Court Barry.

Dilating on th


ACC COLLABORATES WITH IRC IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-09-02

The Anti-Corruption Commission Sub-Regional Office in Kono on Friday 26th August, 2016 empowered staff of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on mainstreaming anti-corruption measures and corruption prevention in their operations.

Explaining the rationale for the meeting, the ACC Sub-Regional Manager Kono, Wilfred Bangura maintain


SSN BENEFICIARIES HAIL SCHEME AND ACC INVOLVEMENT
Date: 2016-09-01

Beneficiaries of the World Bank-supported Social Safety Net (SSN) scheme have hailed the scheme for improving their wellbeing and welcomed the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) involvement in the programme. They made the testimonies during awareness raising meetings with beneficiary communities in Bombali and Kono Districts. The meetings were


MOBILE COMPANIES PLEDGE TO FIGHT CORRUPTION
Date: 2016-09-01

“The fight against corruption in Sierra Leone demands a collective commitment, and telecos have a crucial role to play to provide platforms to reach out to the general public,” ACC Commissioner Ady Macauley was addressing representatives of Sierratel, Smart, and Africell mobile companies at the Commission’s headquarters in Freetown. The


ACC UNVIELS ANTI-GRAFT POLICIES FOR MDAs
Date: 2016-08-25

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Shollay Davies has unveiled the Institutional Anti-Corruption Policy for selected ministries. The launching ceremony took place at the ACC Gloucester Street Office, Freetown on Wednesday 24th August, 2016. The selected ministries include: The Ministries of Health and Sanitation, Educati


ACC COMMISSIONER SPEAKS ON INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
Date: 2016-08-22

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Ady Macauley, has told journalists that investigative journalism can play a critical role in the fight against corruption. He was addressing journalists at a training on investigative journalism organised by the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) at the Harry Yansaneh Confere


ACC SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST TRAFFIC WARDEN
Date: 2016-08-05

The High Court of Sierra Leone presided over by Justice Alusine Sesay on Friday 5th August 2016 sentenced Victorino Fayia Joseph to a fine of Thirty Million Leones (30,000,000) or a three-year jail term. The convict was attached to the Operational Department of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA), formerly Sierra Leone Road Transport


ACC SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST SLRSA WARDEN
Date: 2016-08-03

The Anti-Corruption Commission has secured a conviction against a traffic warden attached to the Operational Department of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA), formerly Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) in a judgment delivered on Monday 1st August, 2016, at the High Court of Freetown by Justice Alusine Sesay. He will be se


ACC COMMISSIONER CROSS-EXAMINES ALLEGED TELECOMMUNICATION FRAUDSTER
Date: 2016-07-21

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Ady Macaulay, on Monday 18th July took on prosecutorial duties at the Freetown High Court to cross-examine Mohamed Osman Sesay (alias Assassin), who is standing trial for alleged corruption offences.

It can be recalled that the ACC Boss, when he was Chief of Prosecution, started the prosecution of Mohame


ACC HAS JURISDICTION OVER PRIVATE PERSONS
Date: 2016-07-14

In a landmark ruling, Justice Samba agrees that ACC has jurisdiction over private persons.

In the matter between the State vs. Mohamed Osman Sesay, Justice Miatta Samba, on 8th July 2016, ruled that the country’s anti-graft body, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), has proper jurisdiction, and the legal powers, to intervene in co


ACC COMMISSIONER ATTENDS 7TH SESSION MEETING OF THE IMPLEMENTATION GROUP OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION.
Date: 2016-06-28

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley from Monday 20th to Friday 24th June 2016 attended a meeting in Vienna, Austria on the country review process of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). The Conference which aimed at providing opportunity to countries, laid bare strides made in the implementa


YONI CHIEFDOM EMBRACES ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT.
Date: 2016-06-28

Public engagement is one of the leading strategies employed by the Ant-Corruption Commission (ACC) in tackling corruption in Sierra Leone. As such, the ACC Northern Regional Office held outreach meeting with the people of Yoni Bana, at the Court Barray, Yoni Chiefdom, Tonkolili District.

Dilating on the rationale of the meeting, ACC's S


WANTED - MICHAEL A. WAI
Date: 2016-06-28

MICHAEL A. WAI, Head Teacher of Bauya D.E.C. Primary School, Mattru, Bonthe District, is wanted by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to assist with an ongoing investigation.

Any person who knows the whereabouts of MICHAEL A. WAI should advise him to report to the nearest Police Station or call the ACC on the following numbers: 077-


WANTED - KOJO EMMANUEL MUSA
Date: 2016-06-28

KOJO EMMANUEL MUSA of No.15, Trelawney Street, Murray Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone, an employee of Cape Community Primary School, Aberdeen, Freetown is declared WANTED by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to assist with an ongoing investigation.

Any person who knows the whereabouts of KOJO EMMANUEL MUSA should advise him to report t


COLLECTIVE EFFORT TO END CORRUPTION - A MUST
Date: 2016-06-17

Like many other institutions in Sierra Leone, the Anti-Corruption Commission is a brain child of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) which recommended the establishment of a body that would address corruption singled out as one of the major causes of the decade long civil war. Consequently, the Anti-Corruption Commissio


ACC COMMISSIONER ENDS MAIDEN TOUR IN THE REGION
Date: 2016-06-17

As a clear demonstration of his steadfastness to rid the country of corruption and corrupt practices, the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley ,ESQ has said in Bo on his familiarization tour in the Southern Region that the Commission has a zero tolerance approach to the fight against corruption.

Edifying


The Need to Redefine ‘Grand Corruption’
Date: 2016-06-17

Corruption is often defined as the use of public office or position for private gain. This definition covers bribery, extortion, bid rigging, peddling influence, deceiving a principal, embezzlement and many other forms of corruption. An example of bribery-one of the most common forms of corruption-could be a public officer demanding for money or


LINKING THE A4P WITH THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2016-06-17

Sierra Leone has witnessed tremendous political, social, and economic development in the last fifteen years, following a brutal civil conflict. Up to 2001 efforts towards economic and social development were significantly stumpy and bumpy – discouragingly low, gushing out an excruciating anxiety in bulk of the population for want of social and


63 MDAs MEET TO VALIDATE THEIR SCORECARDS
Date: 2016-06-17

Sixty-three (63) Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) have met at the Cathedral Hall on Gloucester Street to validate their score cards on the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). The performance score cards relate to measures the MDAs had taken to address key corruption areas that impede service delivery. Offi


ACC COMMISSIONER ENDS MAIDEN VISIT TO THE NORTH
Date: 2016-06-17

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley Esq. says “I make no distinction between petty and grand corruption… whether they are flies or tigers; I use the same hammer to smite”. He made this statement on Thursday 31st May 2016 at the Makeni City Hall, during his maiden visit to the region.

Addressing st


The 6th Annual General Meeting of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa Ends in Namibia.
Date: 2016-06-17

The 6th Annual General Meeting of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa has ended in the Port City of Swakopmund, Namibia with a renewed call for political space for Anti-Corruption Agencies to operate. The conference which was opened by the President of Namibia, His Excellency Hage Geingob on the theme “Partner Exchanges an


ACC BIDS FAREWELL TO HON. JUSTICE A.R MANSARAY
Date: 2016-06-17

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday 27th May 2016 bade farewell to Hon. Justice Abdul Rahman Mansaray Esq. at the Conference Room of its 3 Gloucester Street Office.

Speaking at the valedictory ceremony, the Commissioner of ACC Ady Macauley Esq. thanked Mr. Mansaray for the services rendered to the Commission selflessly. He des


ACC COMMISSIONER, ADY MACAULEY, ENDS REGIONAL VISITS.
Date: 2016-06-17

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley Esq. says “I make no distinction between petty and grand corruption… whether they are flies or tigers; I use the same hammer to smite”. He made this statement during his maiden visits to Makeni, Bo, Kenema and Kono regions.

In his address to stakeholders, Heads


ACC COMMISSIONER ENDS FAMILIARIZATION VISIT TO KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-06-17

In a bid to reassure the country that the fight against corruption is on course, regardless of the leadership change; and to demonstrate commitment to the fight against corruption, the Commissioner, Ady Marculey, Esq., on Monday 30th May, 2016 completed a familiarization visit to the Eastern District of Kono.

Addressing Civil Society, pr


ACC ENDS REGIONAL SENSITIZATION ON THE "PAY NO BRIBE" CAMPAIGN IN MAKENI
Date: 2016-06-17

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) led by the Deputy Commissioner, Shollay Davies, in partnership with Coffey International on Monday 23rd May 2016 concluded pre-launch regional sensitization meetings on the "Pay No Bribe" (PNB) campaign; a project supported by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Government of the United Kingdom, through th


ACC EXTENDS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION TO SLANGO IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-06-17

The Anti-Corruption Commission’s Sub-Regional Office in Kono on the 10th May 2016 extended the fight against graft to the Sierra Leone Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (SLANGO) at the Jericho Roads Ministries’ Hospital Conference Room in Koidu City, Kono District. This event took place during a day engagement with Non-Government


ACC RECOGNIZES TEXTERS ASSOCIATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION IN KONO DISTRICT
Date: 2016-06-17

As partnership and coalition building is key in the fight against corruption, the Anti-Corruption Commission’s Sub-Regional Office in Kono over the weekend recognized the Texters Association in the fight against Corruption during a partnership engagement at the Commission’s conference Room at 25 Alhaji Chewtoh Jalloh Street-Bongalow in Koidu


ACC TAKES INTEGRITY CAMPAIGN TO SCHOOLS IN MAGBURAKA
Date: 2016-06-17

In its resolve to infuse the culture of integrity into young people, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Region Office on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th June 2016 sensitized staff and pupils of Pampana High School and National Commercial Secondary School respectively at their school campuses in Magburaka.

Explaining the rational


ACC REACHES OUT TO MAMUNTHA COMMUNITY
Date: 2016-06-17

Inhabitants of Mamuntha Section, Kholifa Rowalla Chiefdom, Tonkolili District, have expressed delight over the Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) resolve to take anti-graft messages to remote communities. This sentiment was demonstrated in an outreach meeting held by the Northern Region Office of the ACC on Friday 10th June 2016 at the Mamuntha


ACC ENGAGES LOCAL COUNCILS AND CSOs ON THE MONITORING OF GoSL PROJECTS
Date: 2016-06-17

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday concluded a two-day advocacy engagement for local councils, civil society organizations and community stakeholders in the Northern Region and Kono District. The European Union (EU) funded programme was part of the advocacy campaign for the monitoring of Government of Sierra Leone projects.

S


ACC ROLLS OUT THE PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN IN THE WESTERN AREA
Date: 2016-06-17

The Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign is a sequel of the 2013 Afro Barometer Report which indicated that 84% of Sierra Leoneans paid bribe or were asked to pay a bribe before provided with essential social services, Deputy Director of Public Education and Outreach Patrick Sandi told a meeting. The meeting was held at the Commission’s headquarters in


ACC MEETS WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO CRAFT MESSAGES FOR PAY NO BRIBE CAMPAIGN
Date: 2016-05-10

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has met with key stakeholders in the Pay No Bribe (PNB) Campaign to craft messages for the campaign’s IEC materials.

The meeting took place on Thursday 5th May, 2016 at the Conference Room of the Commission’s head office in Freetown.  The project is fun


ACC COMMISSIONER, ADY MACAULEY SIGNS MoU WITH DFID
Date: 2016-05-05

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Ady Macauley Esq. on Tuesday 19th April 2016 signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, through the Department for International Development (DfID) and the Government of Sierra Leone thr


ACC PRESENTS POSITION PAPER TO THE CRC
Date: 2016-05-05

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) led by the Commissioner, Ady Macauley Esq. on Friday 22nd April 2016 presented the Commission's position paper to the Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) Hon. Justice Edmond Cowan, at the Board Room of the Committee, Miatta Conference Centre, Brookfields, Freetown.
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ACC TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION TO MMCET
Date: 2016-05-05

"Corruption will not survive at the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET)" says the Vice Principal Dr. Tabitha Kamara. He made this statement on Monday 18th April 2016 at the “Great Hall” of the MMCET Goderich Campus during the Anti-Corruption Commission “Meet the College Campaign


AS ACC MEETS NAYCOM: COMMISSIONER ANTHONY KOROMA SAYS YOUTHS MUST DISSOCIATE PROSPERITY FROM CORRUPTION
Date: 2016-05-05

The Commissioner of the National Youth Commission Sierra Leone (NAYCOM), Anthony Koroma says the fight against corruption will be made easier if young people stop associating prosperity with corruption. The Commissioner said this in a meeting organized by the ACC at the NAYCOM office on the 23rd March, 2016.

The Chief Administrator (CA) of the Western Area Rural District Council (WARDC) has asked the Anti-Corruption Commission to help in the fight against tax evasion in the Western Area Rural District and also to advocate for better conditions of service for staff of Local Councils. This call was made in a meeting organized by the


DEPUTY MINISTER OF SPORTS PROMISES FULL SUPPORT TO THE ACC
Date: 2016-05-05

The Deputy Minister of Sports, Hon. Ismail Al-Sankoh Conteh has promised to give full support to the Anti-Corruption Commission in pursuance of its mandate to prevent, suppress and prosecute corruption in Sierra Leone. Mr. Al-Sankoh Conteh made this pledge in a customized meeting organized by the ACC for all staff of the Minist


ACC COACHES SLFA AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2016-05-05

“Football is a viable vehicle of communication that can be very useful in the fight against corruption.”  This was how the Deputy Director of Public Education and Outreach at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Patrick Sandi, commenced his statement in a customized meeting organized by the ACC for staff of th


A BIG BOOST TO THE ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT
Date: 2016-05-05

The anti-graft crusade has transcended to another level; a level of commitment by key stakeholders. The appointments of seasoned anti-corruption practitioners into sensitive positions within the Judiciary will further enhance the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone.


One of the strongest pil


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ENLISTS CSO TO TACKLE TAX EVASION
Date: 2016-05-05

 “Evading tax means going against the laws and its attendant effect is that it destroys the economy of countries and Sierra Leone is no exception,” Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Shollay Davies was addressing members of the National Action Against Tax Evasion (NAATE) at the Commissi


THE KINGTOM COMMINUQUE ON ENDING CORRUPTION IN TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY MANAGEMENT
Date: 2016-03-07
At the end of a one day ground breaking consultative meeting of key stakeholders in the management of Traffic and Road Safety, including the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA), the Motor Drivers and General Transport Workers Union (MD&GTWU), the Sierra Leone Commercial Motorbike
TACKLING CORRUPTION IN SIERRA LEONES HEALTH SECTOR
Date: 2016-02-27
Transparency International keeps reminding us that, “Corruption in the health sector can mean the difference between life and death”. The level of corruption in the health sector of countries in developing nations is unfortunately high. The problem ranges from the illegal sale of counterfeit and substandard drugs
ACC HANDS OVER CASH PRIZE TO INTEGRITY AWARDEES
Date: 2016-02-24
The Acting Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Shollay Davies, on Monday 18th January 2015 handed over the cash prize of Five Million Leones each to the two recipients of the Commission’s 2015 National Integrity Awards. The winners of the 2015 award are the Auditor General of the Audit Service, Sierra
LEAVE YOUR FOOTPRINTS ON THE SANDS OF TIME-JFK
Date: 2016-02-24
The world is likened to a stage where everyman has a time to perform and demonstrate his prowess, for there is a silver lining in every cloud.  It is therefore advised that whenever your time to act comes, do it very well. Is that so with the former ACC boss?

The former ACC boss, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara Esq
ACC MANAGEMENT PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE
Date: 2016-02-24
The top management of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) led by the Deputy Commissioner, Shollay Davies on Wednesday 13th January 2016 paid a courtesy visit to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Hon. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara at his Guma Building office, Lamina Sankoh Street, Freetown.

Briefing the At
LEOCEM JOINS HANDS WITH THE ACC
Date: 2016-02-24
The Managing Director of LEOCEM, Mr. Arne Birger Johansen has showered praises on the Anti-Corruption Commission for a very effective and efficient public education and outreach approach in the fight against graft over the years. Mr. Birger said this at the opening ceremony of a two days training program organized for staff o
SIERRA LEONE MAINTAINS ITS RANKING ON THE TI GLOBAL CORRUPTION PERCEPTION SURVEY
Date: 2016-02-24
Transparency International (TI) on 27th January 2015 released its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2015 with pockets of hope in the global campaign against corruption.However, in Sub-Saharan Africa, forty (40) out of the region's forty six (46) countries, show a serious corruption problem.

Sierra Leone has bee
ACC: UK NATIONAL TESTIFIES IN ALLEGED TELECOMS FRAUD
Date: 2016-02-24
A United Kingdom telecommunications executive has testified in a matter between the State (ACC) against Mohamed Osman Sesay (alias assassin) before Justice Miatta Samba at the High Court, led in examination in chief by prosecuting counsel Ady Macauley. Dominic Anselm Joseph Beary, Director of Network Proximity Sierra Leone Li
ACC INDICTS NINE (9) FOR VARIOUS CORRUPTION OFFENCES
Date: 2015-12-17

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on 10 December 2015 indicted nine (9) persons for various corruption offences under the Anti-Corruption Act 2008.

Abdul Mutalib Kamara, Richard Mansaray, Emmanuel Essah, Emson Thorlli, and Jamescina Browne, all staff of the Sierra Leone National Shipping Company (SLNSC), are cha


COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY 2015
Date: 2015-11-25

The Anti-Corruption Commission is commemorating the International Anti-Corruption Day with a week-long event in December. This nationwide commemoration will be marked with activities ranging from Muslim and Christian thanksgiving services, a Public Lecture delivered by the Co-founder of Transparency International, Peter Conze o


THE A4P IS A COMMITMENT TO CHANGE
Date: 2015-11-13

Director of Public Education and Outreach Department at the Anti-Corruption Commission has said the Agenda for Prosperity is a roadmap, expressing a commitment to change for improving the socio-economic profile of Sierra Leone. Madam Koloneh Sankoh was speaking on the topic "The Role of the Anti-Corruption Commissi


ACC ARRESTS TOWN CHIEF IN BUMPE NGAO CHIEFDOM AND A TEACHER FOR ALLEGED CORRUPTION OFFENCES
Date: 2015-11-11

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that the Town Chief of Bumpe town in Bumpe Ngao Chiefdom John Nabib and a teacher Joseph Kposowa have been arrested in respect of allegations of soliciting monies from beneficiaries of the Social Safety Net (SSN) Project.

The Social Safety Ne


ACC SECURES CONVICTION FOR IMPERSONATION AGAINST ONE MOSES ALLIEU
Date: 2015-11-11

On today's date of 16th October 2015, the High Court of Freetown, presided over by Justice Abdulai Charm, Justice of the Court of Appeal, convicted one Moses Allieu on two counts of Impersonation contrary to Section 76 and Accepting advantage to protect offender from legal proceedings, contrary to Section 41(1) (a) of the Anti-Corruption Act 20


ACC BOSS ATTENDS 2ND AFRICAN JUDICIAL DIALOGUE IN ARUSHA, TANZANIA
Date: 2015-11-10

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner has said "justice is the wheel of the chariot of good governance" in any country, and that for democracy to grow, the Justice Sector must be strengthened.  Joseph F. Kamara was speaking at a three-day African Judicial Dialogue conference entitled “C


INTERNAL AUDITORS ARE KEY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION -ACC COMMISSIONER
Date: 2015-11-10

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has described Internal Auditors as key stakeholders in the fight against corruption. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara made this statement at the opening session of a two-day workshop for internal auditors of government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) at the Cathedral


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ATTENDS THE 6TH CONFERENCE OF STATE PARTIES IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Date: 2015-11-05

Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Shollay Davies has articulated Sierra Leone's position, in support of the draft Nigerian resolution entitled; "Facilitating International Cooperation and the Return of Recovered Assets and Proceeds of Crime to countries of origin" at the 6th Session of the Confer


ACC EMPOWERS MAKARI COMMUNITY TO FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-11-04

Empowering community people with anti-corruption messages is crucial as fighting corruption required collective efforts by all Sierra Leoneans.  As such, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Northern Region office, on Thursday 29th October 2015 held an outreach meeting with the people of Makari, Mankneh Section, Makari-Gb


FREETOWN TEACHERS COLLEGE EMBRACES THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-11-03

Corruption in the educational sector is a major challenge to the realization of quality education and the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs). Stories about lack of transparency and systemic corruption in Sierra Leone’s education are regularly reported in social, print and electronic media; ranging from


RELIGION CAN PLAY A BIG ROLE IN CORRUPTION FIGHT-ACC COMMISSIONER
Date: 2015-11-02

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has told Muslim worshippers at the Rokupa Central (aka Gadaffi) Mosque in the East of Freetown that religion can play a major role in the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone. Joseph F. Kamara and staff of the ACC joined worshippers at the mosque for the weekly congre


ACCOUNTANTS ARE AT BETTER POSITION TO FIGHT CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-10-30

Director of Finance at the Anti-Corruption Commission has said Accountants and Chartered Accountants are at better position to fight corruption in Sierra Leone, giving the nature of work they do by recording and communicating financial statements of both private and public entities.  Mr. Sheku Kanu was making a presentatio


ANTI-CORRUPTION, ANTI-POVERTY: ACC MONITORS DIRECT CASH TRANSFER TO EXTREMELY POOR PEOPLE
Date: 2015-10-30

The brutal civil war ended in Sierra Leone living almost half of the population in poverty. The battered State struggled to jumpstart itself into motion, into building physical infrastructures – churning out electricity, reengineering good roads; into implementing social programmes – providing and distributing safe


ACC ENLIGHTENS NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Date: 2015-10-28

Enhancing transparency and accountability through effective and sustained public education campaign is strategic in combating corruption; it is in this regard that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Region office on Tuesday 20th October 2015 engaged members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Community Based


ACC STARTS TRAINING OF MONITORS FOR PUBLIC OFFICES
Date: 2015-10-22

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started a nationwide training of monitors for the monitoring of the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) 2014-2018 by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government. The training of monitors for the Western Area took place on Monday at the Cathedral H


ACC STAFF BENEFIT FROM THE FIRST REGIONAL TRAINING ON ANTI-CORRUPTION ISSUES
Date: 2015-10-21

Over fifty staff of Anti Corruption agencies in West Africa have participated in a recently concluded two-week training program at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Academy in Abuja, Nigeria organized by the Network of Anti-Corruption Institutions in West African (NACIWA). Two staff of the Anti-Corruption Comm


ENHANCING TRANSPARENCY IN THE POLICE FORCE
Date: 2015-10-16

The last two corruption perception surveys conducted in Sierra Leone 2010 and 2013 portrayed the Sierra Leone Police as being the most corrupt, a perception that many people believe has been affecting the hard earned good image of the Force. This perception is not unconnected to the fact that traffic police officers are often s


ACC GIVES HOPE TO POLIO PERSONS IN MAKENI
Date: 2015-10-15

In tandem with one of its core values of coalition building and partnership in combating graft, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has assured the physically challenged of its fullest protection and determination to address corruption issues affecting them. This assurance was made on Thursday 8


ACC DIALOGUES WITH THE SECURITY SECTOR
Date: 2015-10-07

The Anti Corruption Commission in its resolve to address issues of corrupt practices in the security sector, on Tuesday met with various security personnel at the Commission’s Conference Hall at Gloucester Street, Freetown.

Several participants were present at the meeting including the Inspector


BANK OF SIERRA LEONE EMBRACES THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-10-02

Senior management team of the Bank of Sierra Leone have benefited from a training course on anti-money laundering, liability for


ACC PROSECUTES ALLEGED TELECOMMUNICATIONS FRAUDSTER
Date: 2015-09-29

A United Kingdom telecommunications investor has been allegedly defrauded a whopping sum of approximately Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars by a local agent to secure an international gateway license. Dominic Anselm Joseph Beary, Director of National Proximity Sierra Leone Limited, transferred funds to Mohamed Osman


A COMMON STRATEGY FOR A COMMON ENEMY: PARTNERSHIP IS KEY
Date: 2015-09-16

The fight against corruption is a war. It is a battle against an enemy that is a serious force to reckon with. Corruption is not only an enemy to its victims but also to its perpetrators. Corruption affects both the public and those who practice it.  As such, it is only a common strategy such as partnership that will effectively overcome it


ACC ENGAGES SALWACO STAFF ON KEY CORRUPTION ISSUES IN THE WATER SECTOR
Date: 2015-09-15

In a bid to ensure compliance with the recommendations of the Commission after reviewing practices and procedures of the Water Sector, the Northern Regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Thursday 10th September 2015 engaged staff of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) in Makeni to discuss key corruption issues.


ACC TAKES THE FIGHT TO MINISTRY OF WORKS IN MAKENI
Date: 2015-09-15

In conformity with its mandate to educate and sensitize members of the public on the evils of corruption and enlist support, the Northern Regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 9th September 2015 engaged staff of the Ministry of Works, Housing and Infrastructure in Makeni.

The Anti-Corruption Commission, Sierra Leone (ACC-SL) has participated in the Ninth Open-Ended Independent Inter-governmental Working Group meeting on Asset Recovery in Vienna on the 3rd and 4th September, 2015.

The Delegation include; Maurice Williams, Director, Systems and Processes Review Department, Head of Del


NACS IMPLEMENTATION TEAM ASSESSES INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES OF MDAS
Date: 2015-09-07

The Implementation Committee of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) on Thursday 3rd September 2015 made an assessment of Integrity Management Committees (IMCs) in government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The Implementation Committee comprises members charged with the responsibility of assessing the roll


ACC LAUNCHES CASE LAW REPORT
Date: 2015-09-01

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Nicholas Brown-Mark, has on Wednesday 26th August 2015 launched the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Case Law Report at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Finance, George Street in Freetown. Giving the keynote address before officially launching the report, the Supreme Court judge described the


ACC CONCLUDES INVESTIGATIONS INTO CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS AGAINST FORMER MINISTER OF TOURISM
Date: 2015-08-07

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has concluded investigations into allegations of misappropriation of donor funds meant for Ebola victims, and diversion of public property (furniture) donated to the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, against the former Minister of Tourism, Mr. Peter Bayuku Konteh.

Upon thorough review of the e


JOSEPH KAMARA REAPPOINTED AS ACC CHIEF
Date: 2015-08-03

President Ernest Bai Koroma has reappointed Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara to serve another five-year term as Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).  A statement to ACC staff from the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Lydia Hastings-Spaine, reads:

“I write on the instr


CITIZENS BUDGET WATCH SIERRA LEONE PRESENTS 2015 CITIZENS BUDGET PUBLICATION TO THE ACC
Date: 2015-07-27

The Citizens Budget Watch Sierra Leone, a Civil Society Organization that seeks to enhance effective public service delivery through budget transparency and accountability in MDAs has presented its 2015 Citizens Budget publication to the Anti Corruption Commission(ACC) at the Commission’s Gloucester Street office in Freet


ACC ENDS Massive AWARENESS CREATION ON THE GRIEVANCE REDRESS MECHANISM IN THE SOCIAL SAFETY NET
Date: 2015-07-06

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has just concluded a massive awareness creation on the Grievance Redress Mechanism, set up to address corruption related issues within the Social Safety Net (SSN); a scheme created to alleviate poverty within selected chiefdoms in the country. These engagements took place in six chiefdoms be


ACC COMMISSIONER ENCOURAGES EDITORS TO RE-ENGINEER THE NARRATIVES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-07-03

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has told editors to re-engineer the narratives in the fight against corruption, and use their pen to develop a better Sierra Leone at a seminar hosted by the Commission for the Guild of Editors at Hill Valley Hotel. Mr. Kamara said the power wielded by journalists is eno


ACC COMMEMORATES THE DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD WITH PUPILS AT GOVERNMENT ROKEL SECONDARY SCHOOL
Date: 2015-06-19

In commemoration of the Day of the African Child June 16, staff of the Public Education and Outreach Department of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) with two of its partners Youth in Action for Prosperity and Youth Build-Sierra Leone, engaged pupils of the Government Rokel Secondary School.

Addressing the pupils at


ACC DELEGATION ATTENDS UNCAC IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GROUP MEETING IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Date: 2015-06-11

Deputy Commissioner Shollay Davies and Prosecutor Ady Macauley; all of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) from the 1st to 5th June 2015 attended the Sixth Session of United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Review Group Meeting in Vienna, Austria. This is the second cycle of the country assessment in corruption pr


DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ACC, ADDRESSES THE SIXTH SESSION OF THE UNCAC
Date: 2015-06-09

Thank you Mr. Chair, for the opportunity you have accorded me and the Secretariat for the detailed oral report on the implementation so far on chapters 3 and 4 dealing with International Cooperation and Criminalization and wish to express optimism that the level of achievement so far  is encouraging and there is need


ADVOCACY MEETING ON MAINSTREAMING ANTI-CORRUPTION POLICIES IN THE CIVIL SERVICE ENDS IN FREETOWN
Date: 2015-06-08

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) recently concluded advocacy meeting on the mainstreaming of anti-corruption initiatives in the civil service. This meeting climaxed several advocacy meetings earlier held at the regional headquarter towns and districts across the country.  The two days meeting which attracted senior and


ACC ENDS ASSET DECLARATION TRAINING WORKSHOP IN MAKENI
Date: 2015-06-03

Prevention is a core principle prioritized by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in combating graft and diverse strategies to achieve this objective have been employed. Amongst them is the asset disclosure regime obliging both civil and public servants to declare their assets and liabilities as a means of upholding integrity


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER SIGNS CONTRACT AND INTEGRITY PACT WITH S.L GOUJI CONSTRUCTIONS
Date: 2015-05-25

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Shollay Davies on Friday 22nd May 2015 at the ACC Conference Room,  3 Gloucester Street Freetown, signed the contract for the construction of a multipurpose, ultra-modern Headquarter office at Tower Hill Freetown.

Speaking at the sign


MDAs PLEDGE TO ERADICATE CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-05-22

There are several gaps today in respect of the governance landscape in Sierra Leone and those gaps I here refer to as 'INTEGRITY GAPS', Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara told a meeting of Heads of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies(MDAs), including ministers and paramount chiefs.

The Anti-Corruption Commission boss was


ACC DIALOGUES WITH CONFERENCE OF PRINCIPALS ON ILLEGAL CHARGES IN SCHOOLS
Date: 2015-05-22

In a bid to suppress the high incidence of illegal charges, and mitigate corruption in schools, especially on the school fees waiver scheme instituted by the Government of Sierra Leone; the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) dialogued with Principals from various schools in Freetown. This engagement which was factored into their


ACC CONCLUDES REGIONAL ADVOCACY SEMINAR IN KONO FOR SENIOR AND MIDDLE LEVEL MANAGERS TO INTEGRATE ANTI-CORRUPTION POLICIES IN THE CIVIL SERVICE
Date: 2015-05-21

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) with support from European Union (EU) on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th May, 2015 at the Sahr Musa Sessie Gbenda Hall in Koidu City appealed to senior and middle level managers of the civil service to mainstream anti-corruption initiatives into their strategic plans and activities.
Spe


ACC WITH SUPPORT FROM THE EU ENDS TWO-DAY WORKSHOP WITH CIVIL SERVANTS ON THE MAINSTREAMING OF ANTI CORRUPTION INITIATIVES IN KENEMA
Date: 2015-05-21

In the bid to strengthen aspects of integrity, accountability and transparency in public sector management, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC)  on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th May 2015 at the Apex Bank in Kenema wooed senior and middle level managers of key Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to mainstream an


ACC WITH SUPPORT FROM EU ENCOURAGES SENIOR AND MIDDLE LEVEL MANAGERS
Date: 2015-05-21

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) with support from European Union (EU) on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th May 2015 encouraged senior and middle level managers of the Civil Service to mainstream anti-corruption initiatives into their programs and activities. 

Advancing the thrust of the seminar at the One Wor


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER MEETS WITH CIVIL SOCIETY PLATFORM ON EBOLA
Date: 2015-05-08

The Anti Corruption Commission's (ACC) Deputy Commissioner Shollay Davies on Thursday 7th May 2015 assured Civil Society Platform on Ebola that the ACC is poised to ensure accountability and probity in the Ebola funds management.

Addressing a host of civil society groups at the Commission's Conference Room 3 Glo


ACCS DEPUTY COMMISSIONER DIALOGUES WITH IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT
Date: 2015-05-08

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Shollay Davies has called on  the Immigrations Department to improve on services to meet modern day standards of operations.  He made this statement at the Department's Headquarters at Rawdon Street on Tuesday 5th May 2015 whilst debriefing the Chief Im


ACC CAPACITATES SENIOR/MIDDLE LEVEL MANAGERS ON ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES IN BOMBALI
Date: 2015-05-06

Effective engagement with different pillars of integrity demonstrates the Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) resolve to mainstream anti-corruption measures into the day to day operations of the civil service. On that note, the ACC held advocacy meetings with senior and middle level managers on the 30th April and 1st May 2015 r


ACC WRAPS WITH MDAs ON MAINSTREAMING INTEGRITY PACTS
Date: 2015-05-06

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has held an inception meeting with some government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on mainstreaming integrity pacts within the public sector. The meeting which took place on Tuesday 28th April 2015, at the conference room of the ACC, was meant to determine the way forward in mode


ACC CALLS FOR INTEGRATION OF ANTI-CORRUPTION INITIATIVES INTO THE CIVIL SERVICE
Date: 2015-05-06

Commencing its nationwide advocacy meetings with senior and middle level civil servants on mainstreaming, the Deputy Director of Public Education and Outreach Department of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Mr. Patrick Sandi has called on Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Port Loko District to mainstream anti-co


ACC WITH SUPPORT FROM EU ENDS ADVOCACY MEETINGS WITH SENIOR AND MIDDLE LEVEL MANAGERS IN KABALA
Date: 2015-05-06

In its quest to enhance transparency, integrity and accountability in the Civil Service, the Anti-Corruption Commission with support from the European Union (EU) on Monday 4th May 2015 concluded the Northern Region advocacy meetings with senior and middle level managers in Koinadugu district.

Speaking


ACC ENGAGES SOCIAL WELFARE MINISTRY ON MAINSTREAMING ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES
Date: 2015-04-28

In    its  resolve   to   mainstream      anti-corruption      measures  in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs, the Northern Region Office of the Anti- Corruption   Commission   (ACC)   has&n


HEADS OF SCHOOLS PLEDGE TO STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL CHARGES IN BOMBALI DISTRICT
Date: 2015-04-22

Principals and head teachers of secondary and primary schools within the Makeni municipality have pledged to stand against illegal charges and all forms of corrupt practices in their schools. They made this commitment during a sensitization meeting organized by the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC


ACC AND NMO IN MASSIVE CAMPAIGN AGAINST EBOLA AND CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-04-14

Over two hundred men and women of the National Marketing Organization (NMO) on Saturday 11th April 2015 joined the Anti–Corruption Commission (ACC) in an end Ebola and anti- corruption campaign in Sierra Leone across major markets in Freetown. The "End Ebola and  Corruption Campaign" was a sensitization exe


ACC AND NEC ARE DIVIDENDS OF GOOD GOVERNANCE - ACC COMMISSIONER
Date: 2015-04-01

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has described his institution and the National Electoral Commission (NEC) as dividends of democratic good governance in the country. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara made the statement Wednesday during a courtesy call made by the Chairman of NEC and his team. Welcoming the NEC to


ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES MAINSTREAMED AT THE MINISTRY OF LANDS COUNTRY PLANNING AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Date: 2015-03-31

Effective engagement with different facets of the society has heightened public awareness on the negative effects of corruption on service delivery. In this regard, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday 25th March 20115 engaged staff of the Ministry of Lands in Makeni.

Di


TRIPARTITE PARTNERSHIP TO FIGHT CORRUPTION
Date: 2015-03-30

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), the National Revenue Authority (NRA) and the Sierra Leone Ports Authority (SLPA), on Thursday 26th March 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the NRA Training Centre, to reinforce efforts in the fight against corruption. The tripartite signing of the MoU attracted senior mana


ACC MONITORS REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT OF RAPID EBOLA SOCIAL SAFETY NET BENEFICIARIES IN THE NORTH
Date: 2015-03-24

In its pursuit to ensure transparency and accountability in the dispense of national service, the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 18th March 2015 ended monitoring of the registration and enrollment of Rapid Ebola Social Safety Net (RESSN) beneficiaries in the North.

F


FESTIVAL OF LAURELS FOR THE ACC
Date: 2015-03-17

Deputy Commissioner ACC, Shollay Davies, is elected Financial Secretary of the Network of Ant-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIWA) in Abuja at a roundtable conference that unanimously decided on his candidature.  His unanimous election came barely two months after his boss Joseph F. Kamara was elected member of


ACC COMMISSIONER AND TEAM ENDS THREE DAY WORKING VISIT TO THE REGIONS
Date: 2015-03-16

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara and team from ACC Headquarters completed a three day regional tour to Makeni, Bo and Kenema respectively on Friday 13th March 2015.
 
The purpose of the visit was to hand over impounded food items worth about one hundred million l


ACC HANDS OVER 100 MILLION WORTH OF STOLEN RELIEF ITEMS MEANT FOR "FOOD FOR EDUCATION" TO CRS.
Date: 2015-03-11

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has handed intercepted and impounded food items consisting of CSB cornflower, bulgur and vegetable oil meant for "Food For Education" project to the Catholic Relief Services(CRS) in Sierra Leone. The event took place on Wednesday 11th M


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ATTENDS CONFERENCE ON WHISTLE-BLOWING IN ABUJA-NIGERIA
Date: 2015-03-11

The ACC Deputy Commissioner Shollay Davies is currently in Abuja, Nigeria attending a roundtable Conference on whistle blowing. He is accompanied by the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) Secretariat, Nabillahi Musa Kamara and Deputy Director Support Services, Saidu Dumbuya.

The Conference whi


ACC ADDRESSES SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE MILITARY ON THE DEFENCE WHITE PAPER
Date: 2015-03-04

The Director of the National Anti Corruption Strategy (NACS), Nabilahi Musa Kamara has said that accountability and transparency are key elements in ensuring a secured national environment. He made this statement at the opening session of a two day workshop organized by the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) on Thurs


ACC COMMISSIONER ATTENDS POST EBOLA RENAISSANCE MEETING IN UK
Date: 2015-03-04

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara was part of a high-powered Sierra Leonean delegation that attended the Post Ebola Renaissance meeting in the United Kingdom.  The meeting held on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at the House of Commons in London was to discuss the way forward for post Ebola Sierra Leone


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER ATTENDS UNODC CONFERENCE
Date: 2015-03-04

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Shollay Davies and the Director of Intelligence, Investigations and Prosecutions, ACC, Reginald Fynn Jnr. attended a two day consultative conference organized by United Nations Office on Drugs (UNDOC) in Niamey, Niger. The summit was held in partnership with High Author


ACC MONITORS SOCIAL SAFETY NET ENROLMENT PROCESS
Date: 2015-02-20

In its resolve to combat corruption through prevention in all facets of the society, the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Saturday 7th February 2015 commenced monitoring exercise in the enrolment of Social Safety Net (SSN) beneficiaries.

The project which is funded


ACC DIALOGUES WITH CIVIL SOCIETY PLATFORM
Date: 2015-02-13

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has challenged Civil Society Platform comprising seven civil society groups to effectively monitor the utilization of Ebola funds and property.

Speaking at the Conference Hall of the ACC, 3 Gloucester Street Freetown on T


ACC COMMISSIONER BAGS MORE LAURELS
Date: 2015-02-12

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been named HERO OF THE YEAR by the Sierra Leone Children’s Aid Foundation (SLCAF), a youth based organization comprising students from colleges and secondary schools.  The

President on behalf of the group presented the award to th


ACC GETS NEW ADVISORY BOARD CHAIRMAN
Date: 2015-01-29

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Board Members has elected Bishop Tamba Allieu Koroma, as the new Chairman of the ACC Advisory Board. This information was disclosed on the 16th January 2015 at the Commission’s Headquarters, Freetown.  Bishop Tamba Koroma, a renowned clergy assumed office from Sheik Abu Bakarr Con


THE ACC AND AUDIT SERVICE (SL) STRATEGIZE FOR 2015
Date: 2015-01-23

The Management Teams of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Audit Service-Sierra Leone (ASSL), on Friday 16 January 2015, met at the ACC on Gloucester Street Freetown to strategize on the way forward for 2015.  This strategic meeting between the two institutions is sequel to the release of the 2013 Auditor General


ACC AND THREE OTHERS MEET ON ROKEL COMMERCIAL BANK
Date: 2015-01-22

On Tuesday, 20th January 2015, the Anti-Corruption Commission at its Gloucester Street office, played host to three leading institutions that strive to uphold integrity among financial intermediaries.  Sequel to alleged corrupt transactions at Rokel Commercial Bank (RCB), heads of the Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), the Financ


ACC COMMISSIONER BAGS ANOTHER AWARD!
Date: 2015-01-19

Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, the commissioner of the Anti - Corruption Commission in Sierra Leone has received another award from Youth in Action for Prosperity, a nongovernmental and non political organization   for his diligent and conscientious work in the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone. Abdul Wahab Bangura,


ACC HANDS OUT PRIZES TO QUIZ COMPETITION WINNERS
Date: 2014-12-19

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 17th December 2014 presented prizes to school pupils who took part in the radio quiz competition organised by the Commission in commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption (IAC) Day. Welcoming the pupils to the ACC Head Office in Freetown, the Deputy Director of Publi


ACC OBSERVES INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION (IAC) DAY WITH THANKSGIVING PRAYERS
Date: 2014-12-12

The Anti–Corruption Commission (ACC) in commemoration of this year’s International Anti–Corruption (IAC) Day offered thanksgiving prayers at the Hamdallah Mosque, Naimbana Street and the Ebenezer Methodist Church, Regent Road on 5th and 7th December respectively.

Speaking at the Hamd


ACC CAPACITATES SLRTA STAFF
Date: 2014-12-12

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday 6th December, 2014 conducted an intensive in service training with the Sierra Leone Roads Transport Authority (SLRTA) in the conference hall at their Kissy Road headquarters in Freetown on the theme “Integrity in the Workplace”.  

The training


THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY
Date: 2014-12-09

Sierra Leone and the world over are commemorating the international anti-corruption day (IAC Day) – a day set aside by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 58/7 in October 2003 to raise awareness on the dangers of corruption. The day has become a reminder to political authorities, civil society organizations and


STATEMENT OF THE COMMISSIONER, MR. JOSEPH FITZGERALD KAMARA ON THE COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION (IAC) DAY 9TH DECEMBER 2014
Date: 2014-12-09

Today December 9 is the day set aside by the United Nations as the International Anti-Corruption Day.  Countries all over the world observe this day by raising people’s awareness on the damaging effects of corruption and what is required for combating and preventing it.

As we observe this d


ACC SIGNS MOU WITH EVERY CHILD MATTERS
Date: 2014-11-24

In a bid to continue strengthening its partnership with civil society organisations, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday 20th November 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the child advocacy organisation, Every Child Matters Sierra Leone (ECM-SL). Welcoming members of the organisation at the ACC&rsq


ACC BIDS FAREWELL TO ITS FORMER CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
Date: 2014-11-21

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) bade farewell to the former chairperson of its Advisory Board, Sheik  Abubakarr Conteh and its former Deputy Commissioner, Morlai Buya-Kamara on Tuesday 18th November 2014. The ceremony at the Cathedral Hall, Gloucester Street Freetown was witnessed by members of the ACC Advisory Board,


ACC INTELLIGENCE LEADS TO POLICE ARREST OF CHLORINE FRAUDSTERS
Date: 2014-11-21

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) on 12th November 2014 jointly carried out an ACC-led intelligence operation leading to the arrest and detention in Freetown of Abu Bakarr Turay of Loko Town, Wellington, Freetown, Mohamed Sheriff of No. 15 School Drive, Kenema and one Duada Kamara.
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ACC AND NCD: TWINS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-11-20

The Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Commission for Democracy (NCD) on Tuesday 18th November 2014. The MoU permits both institutions to coordinate their activities and share resources in areas of mutual interest, especially in strengthening democratic good governan


DEPUTY COMMISSIONER SHOLLAY DAVIES JUSTIFIES ACC 2015 BUDGET
Date: 2014-10-24

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Shollay Davies has on Monday 13th October, 2014 justified the 2015 budget of the Commission in a jammed-packed Hall at the Ministry of Finance, and Economic Development (MoFED). He maintained that, the fight against corruption continues unabated and ACC continues t


ACC DEVELOPS MOBILE PHONE APP TO REPORT CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-10-23

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has developed an application (app) to make reporting of corruption much easier and quicker.

The Director of Public Education and Outreach Department, ACC, described the app as one way to make people feel more comfortable to report acts of corruption to the Commission.
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ACC COMMISSIONER ATTENDS UNCAC REVIEW CONFERENCE IN VIENNA
Date: 2014-10-15

A team, headed by the Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara Esq. is representing Sierra Leone at the fifth session of the Implementation Review Group of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) in Vienna. The implementation review group is an open-ended inter-governmental group


CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMITTEE ENGAGES ACC TOP MANAGEMENT
Date: 2014-10-13

Members of the Judicial and Local Government Sub-committees of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) have engaged the Management of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on the constitutional review process at the Commission’s Head Office in Freetown on Thursday 9th October 2014.

The engagement was meant t


ACC SIGNS MOU WITH ADVOCAID
Date: 2014-10-10

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 8th October 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AdvocAid Sierra Leone Limited at the Conference Room of the Commission’s 3 Gloucester Street Head Office in Freetown.

Welcoming the delegation from AdvocAid, the Deputy Commissioner of the A


DARING EBOLA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-10-02

In its quest to ensure transparency and accountability in the use of funds and properties meant for the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, the Commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has on Thursday 25th September 2014 led a team of ACC management staff to Makeni to interact with regional staff, h


FINDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CORRUPTION PERCEPTION SURVEY: ACTION IS NEEDED NOW.
Date: 2014-09-19
The Anti-Corruption Commission in July 2014 launched the 2013 National Corruption Perception Survey. The ACC, with support from the World Bank, contracted the Centre for Development and Security Analysis (CEDSA) to conduct the survey.

The National Corruption Perception Survey, like similar works, seek
FIGHTING CORRUPTION: HUNTING THE TIGERS AND SWATTING THE FLIES
Date: 2014-09-18

It is not surprising that corruption spans beyond borders, beyond the African border, beyond the Arab World, to the West and to Asia. What may not be unsurprising are the unprecedented measures countries are taking for stamping out the menace. Sierra Leone, for example, has instituted several measures to tackle the scourge, and in the last three


GOVERNMENT 83% PROGRESS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-09-18
A Survey Report has indicated that government is making headway in the fight against corruption by showing strong commitment in tackling petty and grand corruption, including bribery. According to the National Corruption Perception Survey Report 2013 (NCPSR), 83% of the respondents surveyed said government is brea
ACC PAYS OVER Le 474 MILLION TO THE CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND
Date: 2014-09-11

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday 8th September 2014 at State House presented to His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, the sum of Le 474,300,000 (four hundred and seventy four million, three hundred thousand Leones) as monies recovered in the fight against corruption.

The Commissioner Joseph Fitzgerald Kamar
ACC COMMISSIONER SWAZILAND IMPRESSED WITH ACC SIERRA LEONE
Date: 2014-09-04

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Swaziland, Advocate Thanda Mngwengwe has openly commended the Anti-Corruption Commission Sierra Leone for the tremendous gains made in the fight against corruption in Africa. Mr. Mngwengwe made this statement during the meeting between ACC Swaziland and the Deputy Commiss


ACC MEETS WITH THE BO DISTRICT EBOLA TASKFORCE
Date: 2014-09-04

The Anti-Corruption Commission’s Southern Regional Manager Mr. Samuel Marah and team held a meeting with the Southern Region Ebola Task Force to raise awareness about the utilization of both Government and Donor funds in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus that is plaguing our country. The meeting was held at the Bo


SLRTA CONNECTS WITH THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-09-04

The Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has on Thursday 31st July 2014 directed its sustained public education drive to core staff and Traffic Wardens of the Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) in Makeni.

Explaining the purpose of the meeting, ACC Public Education Officer Augustine F


ACC DIALOGUES WITH STAFF AND COUNCILLORS OF MAKENI CITY COUNCIL ON THE NACS
Date: 2014-09-03

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Corruption has on Wednesday 20th August 2014 engaged staff and Councilors of the Makeni City Council on key corruption issues and the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) 2014-2018.

Dilating on the purpose of the meeting, ACC's Public Education O


ACC TAKES THE FIGHTS TO PANLAP POLICE DIVISION
Date: 2014-09-03

In its desire to strengthen partnership with other pillars of integrity in combating graft, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has on Friday 18th July 2014 engaged personnel of the newly established Panlap Police Division in Makeni. 

Speaking on the purpose of the meeting at the Divisio


SENIOR POLICE OFFICERS TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIGH INCIDENCE OF CORRUPTION WITHIN THE POLICE OFFICE
Date: 2014-08-29

Over two hundred senior officers of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) have met with the Director and senior staff members of the Public Education and Outreach Department of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to discuss findings in the National Perception Survey, which ranked the SLP as the most corrupt public institution. Address


ACC BRIEFS INTEGRITY COMMITTEES ABOUT NEW ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY
Date: 2014-07-29

Members of Integrity Management Committees (IMCs) of various public institutions on Tuesday benefited from an educational session on the contents of the new National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2014-2018 (NACS). The session was conducted by the NACS Secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Commission at the Commission’s Head Offic


BANK GOVERNOR LAUNCHES 2013 NATIONAL CORRUPTION PERCEPTION SURVEY
Date: 2014-07-21

The Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone designate, Momodu Kargbo, has on Thursday 17th July, 2014 officially launched the National Corruption Perception Survey 2013 at the Ministry of Finance Conference Hall in Freetown. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), with support from the World Bank, contracted the Centre for Developme


RESIDENTS IN MAKALOR PLEDGE TO REPORT CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-07-15

Community members in Makolor town have told the ACC that they will serve as watchdogs and report instances of corruption in the township. They made this pledge at a meeting organized by the ACC Northern Region Office at Makolor town in the Mayagba Section, Kpakimasabong Chiefdom, north of Sierra Leone. The Makolor inhabitants a


ACC STRENGTHENS RELATIONSHIP WITH ITS PARTNERS
Date: 2014-07-15

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner has told civil society organizations  and partners at the ACC headquarters in Freetown that there is need for close collaboration and cooperation in the fight against corruption. Joseph F. Kamara Esq. said to eradicate corruption out of Sierra Leone requires commitment and personal convicti


ACC EMPOWERS HAMILTON COMMUNITY
Date: 2014-07-09

As part of the Anti-Corruption Commission’s (ACC) community outreach campaign country wide, the Public Education and Outreach Department on Saturday 5th July 2014 had an interactive outreach engagement with residents of the Hamilton Village in Freetown. The meeting attracted over 100 residents at the Hamilton Community Ce


THE SIERRA LEONE CIVIL SERVICE AND THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-07-09

President Barack Obama in his July 2009 tour of Africa stated in Ghana that Africa no longer needs strong men but strong institutions.  I could not agree more with him.  For a country to make significant breakthrough in economic, social and political developments, its institutions must be solid.  Comparatively, t


ACC ENLIGHTENS STAFF AND STUDENTS OF MCHAIDE TRAINING SCHOOL IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-07-09

In its quest to spread anti-graft messages to every spheres of society, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Monday 7th July 2014 enlightened staff and students of the Maternal Child Health Aide Training School (MCHAIDE) in Makeni.

Speaking on the purpose of the


ACC VOWS TO EMPOWER EVERY CHIEFDOM TO FIGHT CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-07-07

The Anti-Corruption Commission has vowed to empower every community in the southern region to fight corruption as it embarks on a drive to increase community involvement in the fight against corruption. This commitment was made to the people of Fakunya Chiefdom by Mr. Samuel Marah, ACC Regional Manager South.

 


ANIMATING THE NORTH AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-07-07

In June 2014 Community Outreach activities - 'Meet the Schools Campaign' and Customized Meetings with MDAs were the major thrust of events carried out by the ACC Northern Region Office. The aim of these activities  was to increase public awareness and involvement in the fight against corruption.

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ACC ESTABLISHES CHIEFDOM NETWORK COMMITTEES IN JAIAMA BONGOR AND TIKONKO CHIEFDOMS
Date: 2014-06-27

The Anti- Corruption Commission Southern Regional Office has set up Chiefdom Network  Committees in the Jaiama Bongor and Tikonko Chiefdoms on the 20th  and 24th June 2014 respectively. The setting up of the committees is part of a wider drive by the regional office to enhance community ownership and participation in


ACC PARTNERS WITH STAFF OF MAFANTA CORRECTIONAL CENTRE
Date: 2014-06-27

Building partnership with other pillars of integrity in combating graft is a core principle of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). It was in this spirit that the Commission's Northern Region Office on Wednesday 25th June 2014 engaged staff of Mafanta Correctional Centre.

Explaining the rationale for meet


ACC TAKES THE FIGHT TO BINKOLO COMMUNITY
Date: 2014-06-26

Sustained public education campaign continues to be strategic in the Anti-Corruption Commission’s(ACC) tripartite approach in combating corruption (Public Education, Prevention and Constructive Engagement). It was in this regard that the ACC Northern Region Office held an outreach meeting with the people of Binkolo Sectio



Date: 2014-06-25

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WHEN GOVERNMENT APPEARS UNCONCERNED ABOUT CORRUPTION AND ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS, CITIZENS MUST FIND OTHER WAYS TO BE HEARD, AS IN THIS STRIKING STREET


ACC TALKS ABOUT THE NEW NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY TO OFFICERS OF EASTERN POLICE
Date: 2014-06-25

Over seventy (70) police officers of the Eastern Police Division have been educated on the new National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS 2014-18) and activities of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). The event took place on Tuesday 24th June 2014 at the Eastern Police Station in Freetown.

Speaking on t


ACC COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
Date: 2014-06-24

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Mr. Joseph F.Kamara has called for integrity in procurement process of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.  He made this pronouncement in a two day National Seminar organized by the National Public Procurement Authority on the 6th June, 2014. The aim of the t


MAGBURAKA EMBRACES ACC IN THE CRUSADE
Date: 2014-06-24

Educating the public on the dangers of corruption has not been limited to meeting the schools and communities but also to every sector of society.  The Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Region Office has in this regard held a customized meeting with staff of various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), local auth


ACC COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR TRANSPARENCY IN THE OPERATIONS OF MOBILE COMPANIES
Date: 2014-06-24

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has called on mobile phone companies to be more transparent in their operations. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara made the call on Wednesday while addressing the top managements of SIERRATEL, Airtel, Africel and Comium at the Commission’s head office in Freetown.
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ACC SCHOOLS THE PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN KENEMA
Date: 2014-06-24

As a measure to continue spreading the net in the fight against corruption, the Eastern Regional Office of the ACC has extended the meet the schools campaign against corruption to private schools in Kenema. The first of the campaigns in the private schools was held at The Door International Academy on Thursday 19th June 2014.We


UK SUPPORTS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-06-23

The British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone has said the United Kingdom attaches importance to anti-corruption issues in Sierra Leone. Peter West made the statement during the launch of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2014-2018 (NACS) at the Miatta Conference Centre in Freetown. “Corruption is a constraint to prog


ACC EMPOWERS MAKUMP BANA COMMUNITY
Date: 2014-06-20

The Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has empowered the people of Makump Bana Village in the Kafalla Section, Bombali Shebora Chiefdom co-opting them to participate in the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone.

This was during one of its periodic community outreach meetings on


ACC ENGAGES NURSING DEPARTMENT IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-06-19

In tandem with its core value of coalition building and partnership in combating graft, the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Friday 13th June held a customized meeting with staff and students of the Nursing Department, Northern Polytechnic, Makeni.  

In his statement to st


ACC JOIN PARTNERS AND COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS IN COMMEMORATNG THE DAY OF
Date: 2014-06-19

The Anti-Corruption Commission, Southern Regional Office in Bo joined local and international non-governmental organizations, government institutions and other stakeholders to commemorate the Day of the African Child. The day long program which was organized by Advocate+ SL in collaboration with Restless Development Organizatio


ACC DIRECTOR DELIVERS LECTURE TO LAW STUDENTS ON CORRUPTION-YONI UNIMAK CAMPUS, NORTHERN REGION
Date: 2014-06-12

The Director of Intelligence, Investigations and Prosecutions (IIP) Department of the Anti-Corruption Commission Reginald Sydney Fynn Jnr. Esq. has on Saturday 7th June 2014 delivered a public lecture to students of the Law Society, University of Makeni (UNIMAK) at their Yoni Campus.

Speaking on the to


HEADS OF AFRICAN ANTI-CORRUPTION INSTITUTIONS COMPLETE 4TH COMMONWEALTH ANTI-CORRUPTION MEETING IN ACCRA
Date: 2014-06-06

The Commonwealth Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), Ghana's Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice and the Economic and Organized Crime Office have concluded in Accra, the Ghanaian capital, the 4th Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruptio


ACC DIRECTORS ARRIVE IN VIENNA FOR UNCAC IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW
Date: 2014-06-05
Director of Systems and Processes Department, MR. MAURICE WILLIAMS and MR. DESMOND JOHNSON, Director of Suport Services have arrived in Vienna, Austria to participate as Sierra Leone's representatives in the implementation review of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

Sierra Leone, in partnership with Au
ACC DIALOGUES WITH LOCAL COURTS IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-05-28

For a nation to succeed in its development strides, sober and genuine efforts must be made by public officers to make state establishments corrupt free says the Chairperson of Local Court No. 1 Madam Marie Tarawalie at a customized meeting held by the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional Office on Monday 19th May 2014 a


ACC ENLISTS SAKUMNOH COMMUNITY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-05-27

In its quest to garner support from rural communities towards the fight against corruption, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has on Saturday 17th May 2014 engaged members of Sakumnoh Section in the Bombali Shebora Chiefdom.
 
The engagement was an awareness raising meeting on rura


NRA CONVICT SOLOMON KATTA THE ARCHITECT OF AN OVERACHING CONSPIRACY'
Date: 2014-05-27

Learned High Court Judge, Justice MA Paul, in the matter between the State vs Solomon Katta and 6 others, did not mince his words in describing despicable acts of corruption by the 5 convicts. His strong unequivocal expressions attempted to throw light into the seriousness of the offences committed and the mastery of the convic


ACC CAUTIONS PASSENGER WELFARE ASSOCIATION IN KENEMA
Date: 2014-05-26

The Ag Regional Manager East, Peter Baio Kamara has called on the Passenger Welfare Association ( PAWEL) in Kenema to carry out their functions with high sense of integrity. He made this statement on Friday the 23rd of May 2014 during a customized sensitization meeting held at the Eastern Regional Headquarters office of the Pas


ACC INDICTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ACTION FOR RURAL EMPOWERMENT IN BO
Date: 2014-05-23

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that it has on Thursday 22nd May 2014 indicted Mr. MOHAMED LAMIN MANSARAY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY ACTION FOR RURAL EMPOWERMENT-SIERRA LEONE (CAREM-SL) in the High Court of Sierra Leone, Bo District, Southern Province, on 18 (eighteen) counts for var


COURT OF APPEAL UPHOLDS ALIMU BAHS CORRUPTION CONVICTION
Date: 2014-05-23

The Court of Appeal of Sierra Leone, comprising Justices V. Solomon, E.E. Roberts and N.C. Browne-Marke presiding, has upheld the conviction of Mr. Alimu Bah, former Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLAFA).

It could be recalled that in June 2010, the High Court of Sierra Leone, convicted


AIG WELLINGTON: 'ACC IS DOING WELL'
Date: 2014-05-23

Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Corporate Affairs and Infrastructure Philip Wellington has said the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is doing well in the fight against graft. He made this statement at a symposium organized by the ACC and the Fourah Bay College (FBC) Law Society at the Mary-Kinsley Auditorium,


COURT OF APPEAL RULES AGAINST SLFA
Date: 2014-05-19

The Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence and conviction of Alimu Bah, former secretary- general of the Sierra Leone Football Association, SLFA. The Court reached this decision on Wednesday 6th May 2014 following an appeal made by the appellant, Alimu Bah, challenging his conviction and sentence on June 2010.  
Read more.....


EITI SUSPENSION LIFTED: GOOD NEWS FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Date: 2014-05-19

Barely a year after Sierra Leone was suspended from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI); the country’s ban has been lifted on the 26th of April 2014.  The International EITI Board has now designated Sierra Leone an EITI compliant country.

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruptio


ACC CONSOLIDATES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MEDIA IN KONO
Date: 2014-05-19

In pursuit of its core principles of coalition building and partnership in the fight against corruption, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sub-Regional Office Kono has on Tuesday 13th May, 2014 held customized meeting with management and staff of Radio New Song FM 91.1 on the dangers of the corruption at their Conference Hal


ACC ESTABLISHES A CHIEFDOM INTEGRITY COMMITTEEE IN GUARA CHIEFDOM
Date: 2014-05-15

The Anti-corruption Commission has on Wednesday 30th April, 2014 established a Chiefdom Integrity Committee in Joru the Headquarters of the Gaura  Chiefdom in the Kenema District. The Committee which is the first in the district is part of the Commission’s a drive to get the chiefdoms to take ownership of the fight a


ACC TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION TO ABBAKO INSTITUTE IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-05-14

Fighting corruption is the sacred responsibility of every patriotic citizen, says the Principal of ABBAKO Institute Mr. Ishmael Sesay at a customized meeting held by the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional Office on Wednesday 7th May 2014 at the school campus at Masuba in Makeni.

The object of the engagement wa


ACC EMPOWERS PUPILS OF FAWE SECONDARY SCHOOL IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-05-14

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has empowered pupils of the Forum of African Women Educationalist (FAWE) Secondary School in Makeni to enable them contribute to the fight against illegal charges and corrupt practices in their school. 

This was in the form of an awar


ACC INTERACTS WITH MIDWIFERY SCHOOL IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-05-14

Any country where corruption is endemic will be difficult to develop. Therefore collective effort is required to eradicate this malaise in society; says the head of the Midwifery school Mrs. Francess Fornah at a customized meeting held by the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional Office on Friday 9th May 2014 at the scho


ACC EMPOWERS PUPILS OF FAWE SECONDARY SCHOOL IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-05-08

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has empowered pupils of the Forum of African Women Educationalist (FAWE) Secondary School in Makeni to enable them contribute to the fight against illegal charges and corrupt practices in their school. 

This was in the form of an awar


APPEAL COURT RULES AGAINST HAJA AFSATU KABBA
Date: 2014-05-02

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) should not refund the sum of Three Hundred Million Leones (Le300, 000,000) to the former Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Haja Afsatu Kabba as restitution.  The Appellate Court on Wednesday 30th April 2014 made this ruling when Mrs. Kabba so


NIXON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOSTS THE ACC
Date: 2014-04-29

The Acting Regional Manager of the Anti-Corruption Commission in the East Peter Baio Kamara has called on all Sierra Leoneans to mobilize their energies and say no to corruption in this country.

He made this appeal on Wednesday the 26th of March 2014 while addressing staff and students at the Under five clinic of t


ACC ENGAGES NASSIT IN KONO
Date: 2014-04-16

As part of its continued public education campaign to solicit public support in the fight against graft, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sub-Regional Office Kono has on Wednesday 16th April 2014 held customized meeting with staff of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) Kono, at their Gbongbor Street Of


ACC ARRESTS SIERRA LEONE LAW SCHOOL REGISTRAR AND TWO OTHERS
Date: 2014-04-10

The Anti-Corruption Commission wishes to inform the general public that it has on 8th April 2014 arrested three persons in connection with the ongoing investigations relating to allegations of corruption at the Sierra Leone Law School.

The arrested persons are the erstwhile Registrar of the Sierra Leone Law School,


HIGH COURT HANDS DOWN CUSTODIAL SENTENCES ON NRA/ECO BANK OFFICIALS FOR CORRUPTION OFFENCES
Date: 2014-04-10

The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided over by the HONORABLE MR. JUSTICE M.A. PAUL, on 10th April 2014, pronounced sentence in the matter of the STATE VS SOLOMON HINDOLO KATTA and OTHERS; having found them guilty in a judgment delivered on 3rd April 2014.

In a landmark decision, THE HONORABLE JUSTICE PAUL impose


PRESIDENT KOROMA APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
Date: 2014-04-01

The Commissioner of the Anti-C0rruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that it has pleased His Excellency the President,  Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, to appoint Mr. Shollay Davies Deputy Commissioner of the ACC, subject to Parliamentary approval.

Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Shollay


ACC WARNS STAFF AND STUDENTS OF MCHAIDE TRAINING SCHOOL AGAINST OFFERING AND SOLICITING BRIBES
Date: 2014-03-26

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has warned staff and students of the Maternal and Child Health Aide Training School in Magburaka to desist from soliciting and offering of bribes. 
 
This was in a sensitization meeting at the school compound on Tuesday 25th March 2014.


ACC INTERACTS WITH RSLAF IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-03-20

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has engaged officers of the 4th Infantry Brigade and 4th Battalion of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) at Teko Barracks in Makeni, to solicit their support in the fight against corruption and also encourage them to desist from corruption and corrupt


VALIDATION OF THE DRAFT NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY ENDS IN MAKENI
Date: 2014-03-20

In a bid to ensuring that the National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2014-2018 reflects the views of the people of Sierra Leone, representatives from government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Civil Society and the Media have on Monday 17th March 2014 ended a validation exercise at the Sierra Leone Teachers Union Hall i


UCCI CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE TRANSMITS GLOBALLY
Date: 2014-03-19

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the public that the Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara will take part in a three day conference at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI).

The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of the potential for corruption and the decline in ethica


ACC ARRESTS 40FEET TRAILER WITH UNDECLARED GOODS AT GBALAMUYA CHECKPOINT
Date: 2014-03-11

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the public that it has, in a joint operation with the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), led by Police Superintendent R. Shyllon, on Friday 7th March 2014, arrested a 40-feet Trailer at the Customs and Security Check Point, Gbalamuya, Kambia District.

The T


ACC GIVES HOPE TO MALONE COMMUNITY IN TONKOLILI
Date: 2014-03-04

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has raised the hopes of people living in Malone Village, Makump Section in the Kholifa Rowalla Chiefdom, Tonkolili District for better lives; by expressing its commitment in fulfilling its vision of a corrupt free Sierra Leone wherein the social and economic needs of all citize


ACC SOLICITS SUPPORT FROM ARABIC COLLEGE
Date: 2014-02-28

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has appealed to staff and students of Arabic College in Magburaka to join the fight against corruption in a bid to ensure that the socio-economic needs of Sierra Leoneans are met.
 
This appeal was made by the Regional Manager, North, Mr. Patr


Keynote Address by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma
Date: 2014-02-21

Keynote Address by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma
Official opening of the Mo Ibrahim Seminar on the State of Governance
in Africa And the Official Launch of the Pay No Bribe Campaign
and the Open Government Consultative Process The Miatta Conference Centre Brookfields, Freetown
on Thursday 20th


President Koroma Opens Seminar and Launches "Pay No Bribe Campaign"
Date: 2014-02-21

President Koroma Opens Seminar and Launches "Pay No Bribe Campaign"

By: State House Communications Unit

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday 20th February said that the "Pay No Bribe Campaign" would primarily ensure that Service Charters for key instit


ACC MANAGEMENT TEAM MAPS THE WAY FOR 2014.
Date: 2014-02-17

Over thirty senior staff comprising the Commissioner, directors of departments, heads of various units and regional managers recently concluded a 3 day staff retreat.  The aim of the retreat was to review achievements of 2013 and to strategize on the   Commission’s approach to tackling corruption within the


ACC SECURES CONVICTION ON BRIBERY AGAINST TRAFFIC POLICE OFFICER
Date: 2014-02-04

Police Constable 10688 SAMUEL ABASS JAH of the Traffic Division, attached to the Central Police Station in Freetown, was on Wednesday 29 January 2014, convicted on corruption charges relating to bribery contrary to Anti-Corruption Act 2008.

Police Officer 10688 Jah, who pleaded guilty to all three counts, was arres


ACC PRESENTS TO FINANCE MINISTER OVER ONE BILLION THREE HUNDRED MILLION LEONES RECOVERED IN 2013
Date: 2014-01-22

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Tuesday 14th January 2014 formally presented to the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Kelfala Marrah, the sum of One Billion Three Hundred and Twenty Four Million, Four Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Eighty One Leones (Le 1,324,467,281) as monies rec


SIERRA LEONE MOVES FOUR STEPS UPWARDS
Date: 2013-12-12

Sierra Leone has moved four steps upwards in the 2013 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI – CPI) released on the 2nd December, 2013. 

The CPI is an annual survey tool used by the TI, the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption, to assess


ACC OBSERVES INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY
Date: 2013-12-12

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has on Monday 9th December observed this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day with a quiz competition and No Bribe campaign in Makeni with the theme; ‘Take No Bribe; Pay No Bribe’.
 
The quiz competition which was among the ACC


ACC DIALOGUES WITH PERSONNEL OF THE SLP IN MAGBURAKA
Date: 2013-11-29

In striving tirelessly to control and destroy graft in public and private sector institutions, the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional Office has on Tuesday 19th November 2013 dialogued with officers and the rank and file of the Sierra Leone Police, (SLP) Magburaka Division in Magburaka.
 
Welcoming AC


ACC EDUCATES OFFICERS OF THE MAGBURAKA LOCAL PRISONS
Date: 2013-11-28

 As a mark of its deliberate effort to spread anti-corruption messages to public officers, the Ant-Corruption Commission (ACC) Regional office has on Wednesday 20th November, 2013 educated personnel of the Magburaka Local Prison on the negative ramifications of corruption.
 
Espousing the purpose for the e


ACC FILES AN APPEAL ON THE STATE VS. KISITO DAOH AND
Date: 2013-11-22

The Anti-Corruption Commission has on the 14th day of November 2013,  filed an appeal against the judgment handed down by the Hon. Justice Abdulai Hamid Charm in the High Court of Freetown on the matter relating to the State vs. Kisito Daoh and two others (Mr. Edward Bai Kamara and Dr. Duramani Conteh).

 In a bid to ensuring that the Anti-Corruption Commission National Strategy 2014- 2018 reflects the views of the people of Sierra Leone, the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) Secretariat in concert with the Technical Team of Experts has on Wednesday 6th November 2013, concluded a Regional Dialogue Forum on the devel


HIGH COURT JUDGE JUSTICE M. A. PAUL HAS ORDERED THE ARREST OF DR. MATHEW MICHAEL AMARA
Date: 2013-11-07

High Court judge Justice M. A. Paul has ordered the arrest of Dr. Mathew Michael Amara to serve a 3-three year jail term as an alternative for a default in the payment of a fine of three hundred and fifty million Leones (Le.350, 000,000). Dr. Amara, who was the Principal Health Economist of the Gavi Health Systems Strengthening


ACC ENLISTS MAYEPOH IN THE FIGHT AGAINST GRAFT
Date: 2013-11-07

 As a clear demonstration of its steadfastness to rid the country of corruption and corrupt practices, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Regional Office has on Wednesday 30th October, 2013 urged the people of Mayepoh in the Gbonkolenken Chiefdom, Tonkolili District to be firm in the fight against graft.
&


HIGH COURT ACQUITS DR KIZITO DAOH AND FOUR OTHERS OF CORRUPTION OFFENCES
Date: 2013-10-28

The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided by the Honorable Justice Abdulai H. Charm, on Thursday 24th October 2013, acquitted the under-mentioned officials of the National Health Sector Support Project, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, of all corruption charges brought by the ACC in respect of Misappropriation of GAVI Funds gr


FUGUTIVE NRA OFFICIAL IN ACC NET
Date: 2013-10-23

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that Elizabeth King, the fugitive National Revenue Authority (NRA) official, who was declared ‘WANTED’ by the ACC, has been finally arrested by a joint operation team involving the ACC intelligence network and INTERPOL.

Elizabeth K


HIGH COURT CONVICTS IVORRA KADA OF THE SIERRA LEONE COMMERCIAL BANK ON CORRUPTION CHARGES; OTHERS ACQUITTED
Date: 2013-10-07

IVORRA KADA , Banking Officer Class II of the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank,   was on Friday 4th October 2013 convicted in the High Court of Sierra Leone on corruption charges relating to Misappropriation of Public Funds contrary to Section 36(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act 2008.

Mrs. Kada, who was found guilty on 19-counts


ACC WARNS PRISON OFFICERS IN MAKENI TO DESIST FROM CORRUPT PRACTICES
Date: 2013-10-03

The Regional Manager of the Anti-Corruption has warned Prison Officers in Makeni to desist from all forms of corruption and corrupt practices in the discharge of their duties.
 
Speaking at a sensitization meeting with staff of the State Prisons in Makeni on Monday 30th September 2013, Mr. Patrick Sandi undersc


HIGH COURT CONVICTS DR. MATTHEW MICHAEL AMARA ON CORRUPTION CHARGES RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF GAVI FUNDS
Date: 2013-09-26

Dr. Mathew Michael Amara, Principal Health Economist of the GAVI Health Systems Strengthening Support at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has, on 19th September 2013, been convicted in the High Court of Sierra Leone on corruption charges relating to the management of GAVI Funds, in a matter brought against him by the Anti-


ACC EDUCATES MAFFS STAFF IN MAKENI ON CORRUPTION
Date: 2013-09-19

As a mark of its determination and resilience to eliminate graft in public sector entities, the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional Office has on Monday 16th September 2013, thoroughly sensitized staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) in Bombali District on the hazards of corruption.Read more.....


SCHOOL REOPENING AND RELATED ACTS OF CORRUPTION
Date: 2013-09-13

The attention of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been drawn to conduct liable to allow, encourage or cause behavior constituting corruption offences associated with the reopening of schools for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Investigations have revealed that school personnel harass and demand from unsuspecting pa


ACC INTERACTS WITH STAFF OF TONKOLILI DISTRICT COUNCIL
Date: 2013-09-12
In its quest to annihilate corruption and corrupt practices in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), the Anti-Corruption Commission Northern Regional has on Wednesday 21st August, 2013 educated staff of the Tonkolili District Council (TDC) on the evils of the corruption and enlisted them in the fight.
 
Welcoming
ACC CAUTIONS SCHOOL AUTHORITIES AGAINST EXTORTION
Date: 2013-09-05

The Anti- Commission wishes to inform the general public that it has received several complaints from parents and the general public that teachers and school authorities are demanding cash payments from pupils and parents as a condition for the release of end of year results.

In line with its mandate, the Commissio


ACC INDICTS 17 PERSONS FOR BREACH OF VARIOUS OFFENCES UNDER THE ANTI-CORRUPTION ACT 2008
Date: 2013-09-05

In line with its mandate under the provisions of the Anti-Corruption Act 2008, the Anti-Corruption Commission has on 3rd July 2013 indicted 17 persons in the High Court of Sierra Leone, holden in Freetown.  The offences, include but not limited to, Misappropriation of Public Revenue, Fraudulent Reduction of Customs Charges


HIGH COURT ACQUITS BERNARD T.M. DUGBA ON CORRUPTION CHARGES
Date: 2013-09-05

The Honorable Justice J.B. Katutsi of the High Court of Sierra Leone today acquitted and discharged Mr. Bernard T.M. Dugba on corruption charges brought against him by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

 Mr. Dugba, who is the Planning Coordinator of the Directorate of Planning and Information at the Ministr


STEWARD WANTED - ESTELLA EDWARDS AND PAUL KAMARA
Date: 2013-09-05

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has declared wanted Estella Edwards and Paul Kamara, employees of the US Forest Service Steward Program in Freetown. Estella Edwards, who resides at 25 Aitkins Street, Murray Town, and Paul Kamara, at 9a Gwent Height, Off Hill Cot Road respectively, are to assist with on-going investigations


STEWARD WANTED - ESTELLA EDWARDS AND PAUL KAMARA
Date: 2013-09-05

he Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has declared wanted Estella Edwards and Paul Kamara, employees of the US Forest Service Steward Program in Freetown. Estella Edwards, who resides at 25 Aitkins Street, Murray Town, and Paul Kamara, at 9a Gwent Height, Off Hill Cot Road respectively, are to assist with on-going investigations


ACC ARRESTS ASSISTANT IMMIGRATION OFFICER FOR SOLICITING AND ACCEPTING AN ADVANTAGE
Date: 2013-09-02

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested Mr. Zacharia Koroma, Assistant Immigration Officer, attached to the Sanya Border Crossing Point, Tambaka Chiefdom, Bombali District, on allegations of Soliciting and Accepting an Advantage contrary to Section 28 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act 2008.

On 20th August 2013, Mr


HIGH COURT ACQUITS BERNARD T.M. DUGBA ON CORRUPTION CHARGES
Date: 2013-09-02

The Honorable Justice J.B. Katutsi of the High Court of Sierra Leone today acquitted and discharged Mr. Bernard T.M. Dugba on corruption charges brought against him by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

 Mr. Dugba, who is the Planning Coordinator of the Directorate of Planning and Information at the Ministry of Health and Sa


REV. HASSAN MANSARAY OF 4 HIM (SL) AND HIS ACCOUNTANT SENTENCED TO A FINE OF 300 MILLION LEONES FOR VARIOUS CORRUPTION OFFENCES
Date: 2013-08-05

The Anti-Corruption Commission wishes to inform the general public that Rev. Hassan Mansaray, President 4HM Sierra Leone and General Overseer, Lords Mission Church, and Abdul Aziz Bangura, Accountant 4HIM Sierra Leone, have been sentenced to a combined fine of Three Hundred Million Leones (Le300,000,000) for various corruption


ACC CAUTIONS SCHOOL AUTHORITIES AGAINST EXTORTION
Date: 2013-07-24

The Anti- Commission wishes to inform the general public that it has received several complaints from parents and the general public that teachers and school authorities are demanding cash payments from pupils and parents as a condition for the release of end of year results.

In line with its mandate, the Commissio


ACC DEPUTY COMMISSIONER TALKS TOUGH ON CORRUPTION IN PORT LOKO AND KAMBIA
Date: 2013-07-22

The Anti-Corruption Commission Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Morlai Buya Kamara has on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th July 2013 in Port Loko and Kambia respectively strongly advised public officers to desist from corruption and corrupt acts or face the wrath of ACC.

Speaking in the jammed packed Court barray in Port Lo


ACC INDICTS FOUR POLICE OFFICERS AND ONE TRAFFIC WARDEN FOR BRIBERY OFFENCES
Date: 2013-07-19

The Anti-Corruption Commission has on the 17th of July 2013 indicted four (4) Traffic Police Officers and one (1) Traffic Warden in Freetown on a three count indictment for the following bribery-related offences: Soliciting an Advantage; Accepting an Advantage and Abuse of Position contrary to Sections 28 and 42 of the Anti-Cor


ACC REACTS TO GLOBAL CORRUPTION BAROMETER REPORT 2013
Date: 2013-07-12

The attention of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been drawn to the recent publication of the Global Corruption Barometer Report for 2013 in which Sierra Leone was rated as one of the countries with the highest incidence of bribery, more particularly with respect to accessing social services (the Police, justice, health


TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL (TI) PRESS RELEASE
Date: 2013-07-10

Bribe paying still very high worldwide but people ready to fight back

World’s largest public opinion survey on corruption from Transparency International shows more than 1 in 4 paid a bribe in last 12 months

Filed under:
Posted 9 July 2013 by Transparency International Secretariat<


ACC INDICTS 17 PERSONS FOR BREACH OF VARIOUS OFFENCES UNDER THE ANTI-CORRUPTION ACT 2008
Date: 2013-07-04

In line with its mandate under the provisions of the Anti-Corruption Act 2008, the Anti-Corruption Commission has on 3rd July 2013 indicted 17 persons in the High Court of Sierra Leone, holden in Freetown.  The offences, include but not limited to, Misappropriation of Public Revenue, Fraudulent Reduction of Customs Charges


ACC ADDRESSES COUNCILS AND MDAs IN BO
Date: 2013-06-26

The Southern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Thursday 13th June, 2013 held a successful meeting with councils and key devolved ministries in Bo. The thrust of the meeting was to engage these two bodies in a bid to find ways in strengthening a corrupt free working relationship between the two. The


ACC ENCOURAGES PEPEL AND ROKUPR COMMUNITIES TO STAND AGAINST CORRUPT PRACTICES IN THE FREE HEALTH CARE PROGRAM
Date: 2013-06-25

The Regional Manager of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), North has appealed to health workers and stakeholders in Pepel and Rokupr to stand firm against corrupt practices in the implementation of the Free Health Care (FHC) program in their communities.
 
Addressing the people of Pepel and Rokupr in Port Lo


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