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Media Foundation for Development Sierra Leone has joined the fight against corruption in Bo, Southern Sierra Leone. It comes following days of heightened Pay No Bribe (PNB) public

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,

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.

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

As part of its mandate of educating the public on the dangers of corruption and the benefits of its eradication and to enlist and foster public support in

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday 10th September, 2016, conducted random checks on West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Centers across the country.  The move was part of the Commission’s focus to improving integrity in the Educational Sector.

Following the Commission’s intervention, in coordination with the Police and Education Officer, Kono, two pupils, (names withheld) at the Koidu Secondary and Experimental Secondary Schools, Koidu City, Kono District, were caught with cell phones containing model answers to the 2015/2016 WASSCE Mathematics examination paper. Our initial investigation has revealed that these pupils had gained access to the Mathematics questions prior to the Examinations from social media.

The ACC briefly took the pupils into care after the paper, questioned and released them to continue taking the other papers. However, both phones are in the custody of the Commission for further investigation.

Meanwhile, the Commission notes that examination malpractice has become an issue of public interest, as it has the potential to undermine the human resource base of the country. It is with this in mind that the ACC has heightened its surveillance of examination centers nationwide to detect and prevent examination malpractices. The Commission is mindful that with the reopening of schools, there is the tendency for authorities to demand unauthorized extra-charges from parents for admission.

The Commission wishes to assure the public that it will continue to be vigilant in detecting and preventing corruption nationwide.

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