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Vol 51 No 6

Published 19th March 2010

Sierra Leone

Kabba on trial

The energetic Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Abdul Tejan-Cole, is scoring some success, with the suspension of the third minister in President Ernest Bai Koroma’s government on charges of abuse of office. It was Tejan-Cole’s persistence that boosted the independence of the ACC and strengthened the anti-corruption laws. Although Koroma has backed Tejan-Cole, he had hand-picked all three suspended ministers, partly to keep his fractious coalition together.

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