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ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPERS CONTENT - March 2018

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1. 1 ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPERS CONTENT MARCH, 2018. Key F - FAVOURABLE - News stories, commentaries and editorials favourable to the Commission. UF - UNFAVOURABLE - News stories, commentaries and editorials unfavourable to the Commission. A - AMBIVALENT REPORTS - articles, stories, editorials and commentaries neither favourable nor unfavourable to the Commission. Statistics Total number of publications on corruption issues - 4 Number of news stories - 2 Number of commentaries - 0 Number of editorials - 0 Number of stories and articles from the Commission - 2 Number of articles, stories, editorials and commentaries about the Commission - 4 Articles, news stories, editorials and commentaries ambivalent ( A ) to the Commission - 0 ( 0 %) Number of articles, news stories, editor ials and commentaries favourable (F) to the ACC - 4 (100 %) Number of articles, news stories, editorials and commentaries unfavourable (UF) to the ACC - 0 ( 0 %)

3. 3 imprisonment or pay Ninety Million Leones (Le. 90,000,000.00) each , following their conviction on a three count charge of accepting an advantage contrary to section 28(2a) and Abuse of office contrary to section 43 of the Anti - Corruption Act 2008. Foday Johnny was a Traffic Warden (Road Safety Corps) at the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) whilst Quamy Idriss Thullah was a Police Officer of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP). FRIDAY MARCH 9 TH 2018 4 AYV “ACC ENGAGES STAFF OF MAGBURAKA GOVT.HOSPITAL” As it is necessary for the ACC to engage all walks of life and solicit support to fight corruption and bribery, on Wednesday February 21 st , 2018 ACC engaged management and staff of the Magburaka Government Hosp ital on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign in the Hospital’s C onference Hall, Magburaka. ACC F END

2. 2 ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPERS CONTENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018 The percentage of favorable public ation for the month of March is 100 %; while the percentage of unfavorable publications is 0 %. The perce ntage of ambivalent reports is 0 %. However, only 4 corruption - related issues were reported in March, due to the just concluded general elections, which form ed the bulk of newspaper s reports. ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPERS CONTENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018 S/N NEWSPAPERS DATE & ISSUE CATE GORIES F/UF/ A THURSD AY MARCH 1 ST 2018 1 PREMIER NEWS “ACC ENGAGES STAFF OF MAGBURAKA GOVT. HOSPITAL” As it is necessary for the ACC to engage all walk s of life and solicit support to fight corruption and bribery , on Wednesday February 2 1st , 2018 ACC engaged management and staff of the Magburaka Government Hospital on the Pay No Bribe ( PNB ) c ampaign in the Hospital’s C onference Hall , Magburaka. ACC F FRIDAY MARCH 2 nd 2018 2 STANDARD TIMES “CORRPTION LANDS FOUR ANGLICAN DIOCESE STAFF IN JAIL” Four members of the Anglican Diocese faced with thirteen count charges of corruption at the Bo High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Alhaji Momoh Jah Stevens for dishonest appropriation of donor funds contrary to section 37(1) of the ACC Ac t 12 of 2008, were found guilty a nd convi cted by the Court . News story F MONDAY MARCH 5 th 2018 3 AWOKO “AFTER FIVE YEARS.... CORRUPT OFFICERS SENTENCED” The High Court of Sierra Leone Holden at Freetown presided over by the Honourable Justice Alusine Sesay, on Friday 2nd March 2018, sentenced Foday Johnny and Quamy Idriss Thullah to 3 years News story F

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