• 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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  • Attempts made to hack into passport system – Gov’t

    The director of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Maj Gen Kasita Gowa, has revealed that there have been attempts by unknown people to break into the passport system but indicated they had moved to address the challenge. Addressing journalists at the Immigration offices in Kampala on Monday, Gen Kasita said their information technology department has managed […]

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  • COVID: Kalangala quarantine centre closed over lack of funds

    Bishop Dunstan Memorial secondary school quarantine centre in Kalangala has been closed due to lack of funds. In April, the island district received Shs 165 million from the ministry of Finance for surveillance, coordination, the establishment of isolation centres and fuel allowance for the COVID-19 taskforce members among other activities. Kalangala LC V chairperson, Willy […]

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  • The cheating in the NRM Primaries is over – Museveni

    President Museveni has said detained state Minister for labour minister, Mr Mwesigwa Rukutuna will be prosecuted for offences he committed in the recently concluded NRM primaries, stressing that cheating in his party is no more. Police said on Saturday that they had detained the minister and his three escorts following a shooting incident in Ruhama, […]

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  • Museveni: It’s been part of my mission since 1961 to stop vote rigging in Uganda

    President Museveni said Monday that government is in the process of procuring equipment for digital verification of the voters using their biometric-data in attempt to stop vote-rigging in the coming election. “…it has been part of my mission since 1961 to contribute to the ending of votes rigging in Uganda. I, therefore, determined to close […]

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