• Anti Corruption Week activities quickly taking shape

    Preparations are in high gear for this year’s Anti-Corruption week, the 20th in succession since the celebrations in Uganda were started in 1999. Coincidentally, the same year that ACCU started. This year’s celebrations are being held jointly with the Government of Uganda, as has become the norm, Action Aid, Uganda Debt Network and Transparency International […]

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  • Strengthen procurement structures to avert repeat of Entebbe-Kampala expressway fiasco

    The Government of Uganda has engaged in a number of procurement and also entered into understandings that have been unfavorable and unconducive to Ugandans. This has largely been due to the fact that Uganda has used the single source procurement method which has led to the over pricing of goods and services, delays in delivery, […]

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  • Follow law when withdrawing funds from petroleum fund – Wandera

    In light of the recent events involving plans by the government of Uganda to withdraw Shs 450 billion from the Petroleum Fund to finance the 2019/2020 budget activities. We have come together to conduct this press conference. We have noted that the planned withdrawal is contrary to the 2015 Public Finance Management Act which clearly […]

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  • ACCU takes law reform struggle to radio

    Corruption in its varying proportions is one of the most endemic vices in Africa. As a result, corruption especially that perpetuated by the elites and those at the top has become a significant catalyst of Uganda’s current governance and democratic crisis. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), Uganda ranked 142/165 (2014), 139/155 (2015), […]

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  • Delete Convicted Corrupt Public Servants From Government Payroll – Kagaba

    Anti-corruption civil society organisations (CSOs) have asked government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and other semi-autonomous government institutions to delete civil servants from the government pay rolls once they are found guilty of corruption by courts of Law. The activists urge that some MDAs are still paying civil servants who were convicted by competent anti-corruption […]

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  • Join War Against Corruption – IGG Tells Ugandans

    The Deputy Inspector General of Government George Bamugemereire has asked Ugandans to join the Inspectorate in the fight against corruption through supervising on going government projects across the country. He observed that although there are strong legal regimes in place to fight corruption, the incidences can’t be fought without the participation of the general public […]

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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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  • Government officials wasting Budget money – Kasaija

    By MARTIN LUTHER OKETCH Kampala. The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Mr Matia Kasaija, yesterday said some government officers are “squandering” Budget money. Mr Kasaija was speaking at the launch of the National Tree Planting on Bombo Road as part of activities to mark the Budget month ahead of the reading of the […]

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  • Two URA staff detained over Shs45m bribe to help businessman dodge Shs3b taxes

    By ISMAIL MUSA LADU Two Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) staff members have been arrested for allegedly receiving Shs45 million as a bribe from a businessman to help him dodge taxes worth Shs3 billion. The senior presidential press secretary, Mr Don Wanyama said the tax officers were arrested on Tuesday afternoon by State House Anti-Corruption Unit […]

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  • ‘FIGHT CORRUPTION’ Lt. Col. Nakalema appeals to Students.

    The Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit at State House Lieutenant Colonel Edith Nakalema has strongly appealed to all students in Uganda in general and West Nile sub-region in particular to be vigilant ambassadors in the fight against corruption. ‘We cannot fight corruption without you the bright minded young people, the young generation of tomorrow, the […]

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