• Anti-corruption hotline receives no call in one year

    According to the UIA chief executive, Jolly Kaguhangire, the nearly one year old telephone number hasn’t received any anti-corruption call. Kaguhangire said instead other normal investment related queries have been made on the hotline managed by the army.  The hotline is 0800100770. The state minister for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite, established the hotline last year […]

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  • Corruption fight: IGG asks countries to embrace technology

    At a time when countries from the Great Lakes region are struggling to curb corruption in public procurement, the Inspector General of Government, Irene Mulyagonja, has called for investment in technology and reduce the manual handling of bids. Mulyagonja made the remarks at a meeting of procurement experts and procurement officers from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi […]

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  • Low pay fuelling corruption- IGG

    The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja has blamed corruption associated with procurement in the public sector on the low remuneration. Speaking during the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) meeting with Suppliers in Kampala, the IGG, said that professionals in the field are being paid peanuts yet expected to manage an annual procurement spending in […]

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  • Don’t leave health services to donors, activists tell government

    Mukono. Government should not leave health services at the hands of donors to ensure effective service delivery, health rights activists have cautioned. The activists argue that since donors depend on grants, inefficiencies are created whenever their programmes wind up. Such financing gaps have been blamed for the poor health sector performance indicators such as the high […]

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  • Kayihura calls for corruption probe at police headquarters

    Wakiso– The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen Kale Kayihura, has ordered the Police Professional Standards Unit commander to investigate corruption at police headquarters. Gen Kayihura, who was passing out 210 officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police at Kigo, Wakiso District yesterday, said the corruption at police headquarters needs urgent investigations. “You must start with headquarters. […]

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  • Judiciary Recalls retired officers

    The Judiciary has recalled senior judges and chief magistrates who had either retired or were about to retire to help government avert a crisis at the country’s highest appellate court and lower courts. Justice Augustine Nshimye, who left in March, has been recalled, and Justice Jotham Tumwesigye, who was slated to retire in November, has […]

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  • Top Jinja officials named in Kimaka forest land grab

    JINJA- Senior Jinja District leaders have been accused before the commission of inquiry into land matters of grabbing Kimaka forest and Uganda Railways land. The commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire heard that in 2012, the district council approved a proposal to de-gazzete Kimaka forest reserve to pave way for the construction of a modern […]

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  • President cancels Shs600b mining project

    President Museveni has stopped a multi-billion copper mining project with a Chinese company at Kilembe Mines following information that a former minister pocketed a $1m bribe to influence the deal. The President also ordered investigations into allegations that top government officials, including a former minister, received millions of dollars in bribes to influence the award […]

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  • Museveni again blasts police as thieves, warns of sacking

    KITGUM. President Museveni has once more torn into the reputation of Uganda Police Force and accused them of being irredeemably corrupt and promoting crime in the country. The President’s disapproval comes just two months after he accused the same law and order agency of being infiltrated by criminals who have compromised investigations into high profile […]

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  • Speaker Oulanyah faults government on corruption

    KAMPALA: The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has faulted government for failure to stamp corruption out of the country. Mr Oulanyah was yesterday officiating at the third Statutory meeting on good governance by the Forum of Parliaments of Member States of the International Conference on the Great lakes Region, at the Commonwealth Resort hotel […]

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