• 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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  • Address donor concerns over the refugee cash scandal

    KAMPALA: The governments of Japan, the UK and Germany discontinued direct funding to the refugee programme under the Government of Uganda for failure to address conditions set out last year after an investigation unearthed rot involving refugee funds at the Office of the Prime Minister. The joint investigation conducted by the United Nations, the European […]

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  • Councillors want town clerk sacked over corruption

    A section of councillors in Wanale Division, Mbale Municipality, are demanding the transfer of the senior assistant town clerk, Mr Robert Wambedde, over allegations of swindling funds meant to facilitate council meetings and the inauguration of the village chairpersons. The councillors led by the division speaker, Mr Ismail Gidudu, petitioned the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) […]

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  • ACCU Acquires Advanced QUAM Certificate

    Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) was on 26th June 2015 issued with an NGO Quality Assurance Advanced Certificate by The National NGO Certification Council valid till 26th June 2020. This was having met all the required quality standards as laid out in the NGO Quality Standards Certification Mechanism. Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in Uganda […]

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  • Illustration Competition

    Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) and Uganda Youth Network (UYONET) have launched an online illustration competition under the theme: “Break the corruption chain” as part of efforts to commemorate the Anti Corruption week 2014. The competition is designed to encourage creativity and innovativeness among the youth in the fight against corruption. The competition also seeks […]

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