Nigeria widens corruption probe

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria has accused 300 firms and individuals, including army officers, of embezzling 48 billion naira ($241.45 million) through overpaid defence contracts or fraud, the presi...

Minister Byandala beats up journalist

Kampala– Minister without Portfolio Abraham James Byandala, who is on trial for alleged corruption, yesterday turned court premises into a battle ground when he punched a female television jour...

S.A’s fight against corruption

South Africa’s Gauteng province is leading the country when it comes to reporting incidences of corruption, this is according to findings by Corruption Watch and David Lewis, the organisation’s execu...

How Elections Were Rigged

Opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye has said that the February 18 general election was the worst in Uganda’s history. But how was the election rigged? Collating anecdotal evidence, SADAB KITATTA ...

Police hold 73-year-old man over bribe

RUKUNGIRI. Police in Rukungiri District are holding a 73-year-old man from Burambira in Bugangari Sub-county over allegations of offering a bribe. Mr Petero Batumaho was reportedly arrested while all...

IGG halts appointment of new Jinja land board

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has halted appointment of a new Land Board for Jinja District amidst accusations of fraud and massive irregularities on the part of the municipal and distric...

Stolen govt drugs recovered in private hospital

Police in Tororo District have recovered government branded drugs and testing kits in one of the private hospitals in the district. The police spokesperson for Bukedi region, Mr Michael Odongo, said ...

U.S. concerned about electoral climate in Uganda

The United States said on Friday it was concerned that the electoral environment in Uganda was deteriorating in the run-up to elections next month. “Numerous reports of the police using excessi...