• Bravo on securing Covid-19 vaccines, but…

    On March 2, 2021, the Minister of Health shared a statement with the media and the general public announcing a number of activities around the mass immunization of Ugandans and foreigners aged 18 years and above against the deadly Covid-19 disease. We applaud the Government of Uganda upon this achievement and we are proud of […]

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  • Community monitors change face of service delivery in Karamoja

    The advent of the community-based monitoring model into Karamoja has ushered in much-desired changes, accountability and transparency in the way local governments deliver services in the Karamoja sub-region. A number of schools have been built, boreholes drilled, cattle slaughter sheds constructed and roads maintained. This was never the case. The relationship between community-based monitors and […]

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  • Act decisively against errant accounting officers

    The recently released Auditor General’s Report to Parliament for the Financial Year 2019/20 indicated that the majority of the in-kind donations given towards the fight against Covid-19 in Uganda were treated as a private donation and were not declared by those tasked with the collection and disbursement of these donations. The Report also states that […]

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  • Teacher absenteeism slowly eating away at Karamoja

    Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda recently released findings from a study conducted over a duration of three years into the status of education in Karamoja. The study found that the levels of teacher absenteeism were of untold proportions. ACCU’s findings tallied with what the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) obtained in December of 2017 showing that […]

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  • Uganda slips up in recent corruption perceptions rankings

    The 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released In January by Transparency International revealed that persistent corruption was undermining health care systems and contributing to democratic backsliding amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Uganda, which had made some gains in the 2019 report, to position 137 out of 180 countries sampled slipped up to position 142 out of […]

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  • China cracks fake COVID-19 vaccine ring

    Chinese police arrested more than 80 people and confiscated over 3,000 fake doses of COVID-19 vaccine as part of a campaign to combat vaccine-related crimes, state news agency Xinhua reported. The suspects had been carrying out the ruse since at least September last year, Xinhua said on Monday, adding that all fake doses had been […]

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  • Oh! What a year

    The year is coming to a close and we at the Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda are pleased that you have walked this far with us. Thus far, it has been a beautiful walk, a fruitful one, if we may add. It has also been wrought with challenges, but those are what have defined us this […]

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  • Institute election financing law

    We have successfully concluded this year’s Anti Corruption Day which was marked on December 9, 2020 Transparency International Uganda, Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda, Action Aid International Uganda, Uganda Debt Network and other like-minded CSOs embarked on tasking the Government to account for the various funds that were released during the fight against the locust invasion […]

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  • Key take aways 2020 Anti Corruption Convention

    The 2020 Anti Corruption Convention was successfully held at the Royal Suites Hotel in Bugolobi on December 1 & 2. The bazaar-like convention had a number of seminars and talks delivered around the topics of election and campaign financing, public procurement, the fight against corruption and the gains made by the State House Anti Corruption […]

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  • Corruption in Uganda, is it a moral or legal issue?

    Uganda has a large legal regime all designed to govern the anti-corruption policy. The government has also put in place a rich institutional framework consisting of the Inspectorate of Government (IG) with a constitutional mandate to fight corruption; Office of Auditor General (OAG); Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Directorate (CIID); the […]

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