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An Insider’s Perspective on Sierra Leone’s Action Plan for the Open Government Partnership

Guest post by Marcella Samba-Sesay, Director of Programmes at theCampaign for Good Governance in Sierra Leone (CGG). She coordinates the AccessSL programme and is a member of the national OGP Steering Committee. You can follow CGG on Twitter @CGGSierraLeone Just months after stating its intent to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP), this week Sierra […]

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Oct

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Prevent corruption, don’t just treat it

– with contributions from Nengak Daniel Gondyi, Program Manager, CLEEN Foundation,Nigeria, and Olivia Baciu, Executive Director, Partners Foundation for Local Development At the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis, many health practitioners were fond of saying, “We can’t treat our way out of the crisis.” This was the response to what many practitioners believed was an […]

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Sep

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Sierra Leone’s Next Challenge: An Open Government Action Plan

A guest post by Oluseun Onigbinde* (@seunonigbinde) of BudgIT (Nigeria) By passing the “Access to Information Act” into law, Sierra Leone scaled the final hurdle to achieving membership in the Open Government Partnership(OGP). On October 30, 2013, Sierra Leone officially applied to join an expanding group of countries with firm commitments to transparency and accountability. In support […]

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Sep

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Funding the Fight against Corruption in Nigeria

Despite years of investment in Nigeria’s anti-corruption agencies (the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal (CCB and CCT)), corruption in the country remains endemic. How could their work be made more efficient and effective?  To answer this question, the CLEEN Foundation published a study of Nigeria’s 2014 […]

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