November 2022

Sierra Leone: President’s diplomats unable to account for over US$4.6 million transferred in 2019 to New York for Chancery Building construction

By Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Matthew Anderson, and Mark Feldman In this report, Africanist Press provided transaction details from bank statements of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs showing how funds transferred to New York for the alleged construction work at the Sierra Leone Mission Headquarters at the United Nations were squandered between 2018 and …

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Sierra Leone: Delays in Chancery Building trial may affect democratic competition in next year’s elections

By Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Matthew Anderson, and Mark Feldman About a dozen Sierra Leonean officials are due to arrive in New York early next week to inspect the Chancery Building of the Sierra Leone Mission. The building previously served as the headquarters of Sierra Leonean diplomats assigned to the United Nations in New York. …

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