• Minister refuses to commission school building over shoddy work

    The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has refused to commission a school building that was constructed at Achaba Technical School in Oyam District over shoddy work. Ms Mbayo was on Wednesday invited by Oyam District authorities to commission the building that houses a multi-purpose hall, offices and school library which was constructed through a pledge […]

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  • Speak Out Against Corruption in The Judiciary

    We are giving you the power to speak out against corruption. Report any cases of corrupt judicial officers to the numbers below. Help make Uganda a corruption free country.

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  • High exports of gold baffle BOU officials

    Just where do Uganda’s gold exports come from? Which companies are mining and exporting this gold? Who are the buyers of this gold? Finding the answers to these questions, leave alone the clues, is the latest puzzle that  has baffled officials at Bank of Uganda after new figures showed that gold exports jumped by more […]

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  • Museveni launches Kamuli road amid quality concerns

    The commissioning of the newly-modified Jinja-Kamuli road on October 14 by President Museveni united people in celebration but a row over the quality of the work still separates the contractor, Dott Services, and Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra). Speaking at the function in Kamuli town, President Museveni said he commissioned the road even as complaints […]

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  • Is Uganda’s economy due for another structural adjustment programme?

    The recent suspension of World Bank loans and tedious negotiations government has to do to resolve the impasse brings back to memory the days Uganda had to adopt painful policy and institutional reforms in order to qualify for similar loans and grants. Many still blame the World Bank and her sister institution, the IMF, for […]

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  • Public Service overturns suspension of Health boss

    The head of Public Service, Mr John Mitala, yesterday reinstated Mr Ronald Segawa Gyagenda as the accounting officer for the Ministry of Health, three days after permanent secretary, Dr Asuman Lukawago, interdicted him. Dr Lukwago based the suspension on allegations contained in a dossier by a whistle-blower, Mr Matia Mutabazi, to the Inspectorate of Government […]

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  • Report corrupt government officials so I deal with them –Museveni

    Ticking off his government’s achievements, President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday said corruption has significantly declined but urged investors to identify the corrupt government for him to deal with them. Mr Museveni while speaking on Thursday at the official opening of the 24th Uganda Manufacturers Association trade fair at Lugogo in Kampala said: “I have already […]

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  • Civil society cautions government on rising debt

    The civil society in Uganda has warned government against over borrowing to finance ambitious infrastructure projects in the country. Uganda’s public debt, though still sustainable, has risen in recent years, primarily on account of borrowing to finance infrastructure projects that are necessary to improve the economy’s productive capacity and competitiveness over the medium-long term. The […]

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  • Civil Society Raise Red Flag on World Bank Activities in Uganda

    A consortium of civil society organisations led by Uganda Debt Network and Action Aid Uganda have written an open letter to the President of the World Bank raising serious concerns about the performance of the World Bank and its portfolio in Uganda as well as several infrastructure projects that the bank supports in Uganda. The Bank’s […]

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  • Agriculture officials accused of fraud

    Several government officials have been implictated in fraud, especially in the supply chain, following an operation launched by Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) in the Rwenzori sub-region. The 11-day operation code-named; “Fagia Uwizi”, loosely translated as ‘flash out the thieves’, aims at weeding out the mess in the project. “The President is tired of spending money […]

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