Sierra Leone

President Bio working on repealing the Seditious Libel Law

President Julius Maada Bio has told journalists in Freetown that the Government is at an advanced stage in the repeal of Part V of the 1965 Public Order Act that criminalises libel.

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Sierra Leone: Billions in revenues still unaccounted for by various Government Ministries

Over Le 22.2 billion in revenues is still unaccounted for by various Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as a result of discrepancies in what was recorded in the National Revenue Authority (NRA) cashbook, statements in transit accounts and what actually reflected in the onsolidated Revenue Fund Account (CRFA), the Auditor General’s Report of 2015 suggests.