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Sierra Leone

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BBC World Service, 15 August 2017

ARI Policy Researcher Jamie Hitchen spoke to the BBC World Service's Newshour programme about the devastating mudslides and floods which have affected Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. 
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The Guardian, 14 August 2017

ARI Policy Researcher, Jamie Hitchen was interviewed by The Guardian on the flooding that has engulfed Freetown and the urban management issues it exposes annually.
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Lara Taylor-Pearce on transparency and accountability in public financial management

In this interview with Sierra Leone's Auditor General, Lara Taylor-Pearce, we discussed the role of the audit office in ensuring transparency and accountability in public financial management and the associated challenges of trying to do so.
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Fighting corruption through music in Sierra Leone Interview with Emmerson Bockarie

Jamie Hitchen interviewed Sierra-Leonean singer Emmerson Bockarieon on his country, its corruption problem and the role music can play in raising awareness and changing attitudes
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Daily Maverick, 6 June 2016

Our Policy Researcher Jamie Hitchen’s blog ‘“More time”…to eat? Money and politics in Sierra Leone' was republished in the Daily Maverick.
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“More time”…to eat? Money and politics in Sierra Leone

Following his look at the street level view of corruption in Sierra Leone, Jamie Hitchen examines how corruption and politics are increasingly intertwined.
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Daily Maverick, 2 June 2016

Our Policy Researcher Jamie Hitchen's blog '“Kids in a sweet shop”: corruption in post-Ebola Sierra Leone' was republished in the Daily Maverick.
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“Kids in a sweet shop”: corruption in post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Jamie Hitchen, recently back from a trip to Sierra Leone, reflects on how a popular musician’s song about corruption has captured the mood of its citizens.
10 things to watch in Africa in 2016 by Africa Research Institute
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10 things to watch in Africa in 2016

Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.