Defence cancels Shs130b UPDF hospital contract

KAMPALA. The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) has backed the Defence ministry to cancel a Shs130b tender for construction of the proposed 250-bed UPDF hospital. The P...

Shs100m for youth projects stolen

Kampala. A leaked report by the Ministry of Gender reveals key youth ventures where millions of shillings have been plundered in direct theft or through collusion with relatives of the culpable offic...

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...