• End rackets in BoU, Finance ministry

    The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, has written to the Uganda Mission in Beijing, China, to return some $583,200 about Shs2b that was allegedly erroneously sent as part of a request to support Ugandan students affected by the lockdown on Wuhan in Hubei Province of China that was hitherto, the epicentre of the […]

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  • Govt mischarges are unacceptable – CSOs

    Analysis. Often times the Auditor General releases reports on how different government ministries have performed in the previous financial years and these never fail to indicate an issue of mischarge of funds by government officials and Daily Monitor’s Christine Kasemiire finds out why. While ‘fight corruption’ is the mantra of the Government, audit reports of […]

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  • Customs officer detained for allowing 20 Congolese nationals into Uganda

    Police in Kagadi District in western Uganda are holding an immigration and customs enforcement officer who allegedly cleared 20 Congolese nationals to enter Uganda after President Museveni ordered the closure of all boarders. The presidential directive was announced on national televisions and radios as an added precaution to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus […]

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  • Recruit mining inspectors ask CSOs

    Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) advocating for transparency in government expenditure have said that if the Government wants to address all weaknesses in the assessment and collection of royalties from the mining sector, they must recruit Mining Inspectors. While addressing the media this morning at the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG), Cissy Kagaba the Executive […]

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  • Uncoordinated government entities causing loss of billions – report

    Lack of coordination between ministries, departments and agencies of government (MDAs) is costing the country billions of shillings in revenue, according to the latest Auditor General (AG)’s report. The AG report for the Financial Year 2018/2019 exposes MDAs uncoordinated working methods, resulting in revenue leakages that could have easily been plugged with just a little […]

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  • Civil society unhappy with leakages in the national budget

    Uganda government collects less than 15% of mining royalties due to the absence of on-site mine inspectors, the auditor general has observed. The auditor general’s report for FY 2018/19 notes that the government collected only Shs 10.5bn as mining royalties yet the Customs and Excise department of Uganda Revenue Authority showed that Shs 70.2bn should […]

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  • Anti Corruption Convention

    Anti Corruption Week and Convention at Royal Suites Hotel in Bugolobi

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  • Anti Corruption Week activities quickly taking shape

    Preparations are in high gear for this year’s Anti-Corruption week, the 20th in succession since the celebrations in Uganda were started in 1999. Coincidentally, the same year that ACCU started. This year’s celebrations are being held jointly with the Government of Uganda, as has become the norm, Action Aid, Uganda Debt Network and Transparency International […]

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  • Strengthen procurement structures to avert repeat of Entebbe-Kampala expressway fiasco

    The Government of Uganda has engaged in a number of procurement and also entered into understandings that have been unfavorable and unconducive to Ugandans. This has largely been due to the fact that Uganda has used the single source procurement method which has led to the over pricing of goods and services, delays in delivery, […]

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  • Follow law when withdrawing funds from petroleum fund – Wandera

    In light of the recent events involving plans by the government of Uganda to withdraw Shs 450 billion from the Petroleum Fund to finance the 2019/2020 budget activities. We have come together to conduct this press conference. We have noted that the planned withdrawal is contrary to the 2015 Public Finance Management Act which clearly […]

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