• 76% of hospitals fail to account for medicines – AG report

    76 per cent of districts and municipal councils failed to account for over Shs 4.5 billion dispensed for health supplies and medicines in 2016/17, the auditor general’s report reveals. An audit exercise into management of medicines and health supplies at the districts also exposed malpractices including drug stock outs, explaining the current poor health services […]

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  • Uganda, Denmark partner to fight corruption

    PIC: Irene Mulyagonja (left), the Inspector General of Government and Jorgen Steen Sorensen (right),the Danish Parliamentary Obudsman sign a Memorandum of Understanding at the Inspectorate of Government offices in Kampala on Monday 8 January 2017. Center is Munira Ali the head of communications in the IGG’s Office The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed Monday […]

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  • 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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