• Anti-corruption hotline receives no call in one year

    According to the UIA chief executive, Jolly Kaguhangire, the nearly one year old telephone number hasn’t received any anti-corruption call. Kaguhangire said instead other normal investment related queries have been made on the hotline managed by the army.  The hotline is 0800100770. The state minister for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite, established the hotline last year […]

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  • Corruption fight: IGG asks countries to embrace technology

    At a time when countries from the Great Lakes region are struggling to curb corruption in public procurement, the Inspector General of Government, Irene Mulyagonja, has called for investment in technology and reduce the manual handling of bids. Mulyagonja made the remarks at a meeting of procurement experts and procurement officers from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi […]

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  • Low pay fuelling corruption- IGG

    The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja has blamed corruption associated with procurement in the public sector on the low remuneration. Speaking during the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) meeting with Suppliers in Kampala, the IGG, said that professionals in the field are being paid peanuts yet expected to manage an annual procurement spending in […]

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  • Museveni Rallies Accountants in War on Corruption

    President Museveni has challenged accountants to fight corruption. He also urged them to keep accounts properly as one of the ways to ensure that Uganda registers further growth. “Keep accounts properly, fight corruption then your country will grow. Accountants must record correctly. If they are faithful in their profession, Uganda will move forward,” he observed. […]

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  • UPDF warned on corruption, indiscipline

    Uganda People’s Defence Forces acting Chief of Staff for Land Forces, Brig Katsigazi Tumusiime, has warned army officers against engaging in corrupt deals as well as behaving in a manner that is unbecoming. According to the senior UPDF officer, corruption and indiscipline, if not guarded against, will not only dent the reputation of the army […]

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  • Katureebe blasts IGG over corrupt magistrates

    Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has criticised the Inspector General of Government (IGG) on account of not prosecuting magistrates caught red-handed in acts of corruption. The Chief Justice was addressing hundreds of lawyers at the Annual Law Conference at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel in Entebbe on Friday. Justice Katureebe named two cases where the IGG arrested […]

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  • Oil bonus payment illegal, says IGG

    The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Justice Irene Mulyagonja, yesterday indicated that the arrangement to pay Shs6 billion to selected government officials who were involved in oil cases was illegal and warned that “conflict of interest has over-run government.” Ms Mulyagonja told the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) that the Inspectorate […]

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  • CSOs punch holes in Parliament’s plans to purchase Speaker’s Chopper

    Civil society Organizations critical on accountability and corruption issues, have criticized Parliament over plans to purchase a helicopter for Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Parliament recently allocated shs19.9b for buying a helicopter for the Speaker, in its budget for the next financial year. The nine-sitter EC 145, that the law makers intend to buy, is to ease […]

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  • Mbarara hospital medics arrested over drug theft

    Three health workers attached to Mbarara regional referral hospital have been arrested in connection with the theft of drugs worth Shs 10 million. They were arrested barely hours after four boda boda cyclists were also arrested in Mbarara after being found in possession of government drugs from the same hospital. Police intercepted them on Tuesday […]

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  • South Sudan army pins renegade general on corruption

    The South Sudan army, the SPLA, has denied accusations of being turned into tribal institution by former deputy chief of staff for logistic Gen. Thomas Cirillo and accused him of quitting to avoid corruption investigation. “His (Gen. Thomas Cirillo’s) resignation was aimed at avoiding accountability and escaping justice after massive corruption was unearthed at his […]

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