• Press Statement on Twaweza Project

     STRENGTHENING CITIZENS CAPACITY AND VOICE TO DEMAND FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN WATER SERVICE DELIVERY PROCESSES A brief overview of water status in Uganda Much as there have been considerable investments made by Government of Uganda and Development Partners to achieve 100% safe water coverage by 2015, recent statistics show national coverage for rural water […]

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  • Legislators want ‘retreat’ to write oil report

    The findings of a parliamentary investigation into the oil sector look set to be kept away from public view for a little longer because of a reported disagreement over additional financing for the committee which investigated the matter. Parliament sources have told the Daily Monitor that although the final draft of the report has been […]

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  • Traders should support goods inspection

    Ugandans have always been exposed to poor quality products because of failure to abide by set regulations and also enact consumer protection laws. The Ugandan consumer has always been left at the mercy of traders that have given bribes and kickbacks to government officials in a bid to ease restrictions. This in the process has […]

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  • ON A MISSION TO A BETTER FUTURE

    “Leaving no ‘Stone’ Unturned, Strengthening Youth Activism in the Anti-Corruption Fight” Saturday 25th May 2013 Globally, regionally and nationally, the theft of public funds has remained an impediment to Economic Growth, Social Development, Poverty reduction, attainment of a modest Standard of Living, low Employment Opportunities especially for Youth, and generally improved Livelihoods. In the case […]

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  • Power tariffs too high for consumers

    The continuous burden being exerted on power consumers is one of the reflections of the State having more concern for revenues than improved welfare for its citizens. Despite the fact that various dams have been commissioned over the years, incremental rate of powers tariffs in Uganda is alarming. Uganda is one of the East African […]

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  • State House extravagance

    Extravagant, lavish, wasteful is how I describe the recent state house supplementary budget request for Shs129 billion. I have joked with colleagues that Uganda will never have a supplementary free financial year especially “state house supplementary request” until the 2nd Coming of the messiah; they are yet to prove me wrong.  A flash back at […]

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  • IGG’s office should be fully constituted

    Raphael Baku’s tenure in office came to an end on February 23. His departure leaves the Inspectorate of Government’s office in a state of dilemma since the Inspectorate will not be fully constituted as per the Constitution and the Inspectorate of Government Act. The office should at all times have an IGG and two deputies. […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE

    Call to government to recover UGX 44.5 billion lost through breach of Contract by Quality Chemicals Industries Ltd On December 14th, 2005 the Government of Uganda signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Quality Chemical Industries Ltd (QCIL).  Prior to signing of the MOU, QCIL used to purchase all its products from CIPLA, an Indian […]

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  • The public should acknowledge the doctrine of separation of powers

    Various sections of the public have expressed divergent views about the recent conviction of Captain Mike Mukula. Allegations ranging from political persecution to selective prosecution have been raised. The reactions of the Teso leaders are therefore not surprising when a section of them feel that justice has not been done. The fact that they are […]

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  • Stop selective application of the law as we celebrate Uganda @ 50

    Not so long ago, Ministry of Public Service Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa resigned and handed over office after being asked to vacate. The circumstances that led to his resignation are clear. However, it is baffling as to why the Permanent Secretary under the Office of the Prime Minister is still in office when one of […]

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