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Vol 60 No 7

Published 5th April 2019

Sierra Leone

Koroma’s record on trial

Live broadcasts of inquiries into corruption under the last president have the people gripped. But can any crimes be prosecuted?

The revelations pouring out of three judicial commissions of inquiry into public corruption under former President Ernest Bai Koroma have the country agog. Live on national radio and television, judges question witnesses, some cross-examined by counsel for the former ruling party, the All People's Congress (APC), in the prefabricated courtrooms last used by the Special War Crimes Court for Sierra Leone.

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