Abdou Latif Coulibaly: Journalist - Senegal (Integrity Award)

Filed under - Whistleblowing

Received the Award on 23 June 2006

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Mr Abdou Latif Coulibaly, an eminent journalist who, for ten years, has devoted himself to the fight against corruption, was nominated by TI’s national chapter in Senegal, Forum Civil. Mr Coulibaly is the head of the first Senegalese private press group. He is an outspoken contributor to the fight against corruption, ensuring its place on the agenda of Senegal’s public administration and its development partners. Mr Coulibaly has brought to light the biggest financial scandals, embezzlement cases, and irregularities in public contracting. After he published a book in 2003 on the government’s poor governance practices, he suffered serious pressure and death threats, and has been the object of the political elite’s spite.

Country / Territory - Senegal   
Region - Sub-Saharan Africa   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Media   |   Public procurement   |   Whistleblowing   
Tags - Video   |   Abdou Latif Coulibaly   |   Forum Civil   |   Public contracting   

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