'I Was Jailed For A Month After Exposing Corruption'

I had been expecting trouble - so when eight men, some with AK-47s, arrived at my gate in an unmarked vehicle on the morning of 20 July, I was not surprised.

One warning had come about seven weeks earlier, when the spokesman for the ruling party had called me "unscrupulous" and accused me of tarnishing the name of the president's family.

This was after I'd publicised a Covid-19 procurement scandal involving multi-million dollar contracts awarded to buy supplies at inflated prices - the health minister was then sacked and is facing charges over the allegations.


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