Civil society cautions government on rising debt

The civil society in Uganda has warned government against over borrowing to finance ambitious infrastructure projects in the country. Uganda’s public debt, though still sustainable, has risen in rece...

Agriculture officials accused of fraud

Several government officials have been implictated in fraud, especially in the supply chain, following an operation launched by Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) in the Rwenzori sub-region. The 11-day ...

Tea, water, cakes and samosas to cost Shs1.1 billion

Local government and national economy closely follow in third and forth positions with a budget of Shs993m and Shs966m, respectively. Local government has Shs57m to spend on refreshments and national...

Managers defraud paper making firm of Shs1.8b

Kampala. Paper making company, Crown Converters Limited (CCL), has lost more than Shs1.8 billion in four years through falsified transactions by its managers, an internal audit report has shown. Acco...

Lwamafa faces hard time in pension trial

Kampala- The former permanent secretary Ministry of Public Service, Mr Jimmy Lwamafa, who is on trial over plunder of Shs88b for pensioners, yesterday laboured in putting up a spirited defence agains...

Town engineer held over road queries

MASAKA- Masaka Municipal engineer has been arrested over alleged financial irregularities in the municipality’s works department. Mr Augustus Turibarungi was on Wednesday arrested by Masaka District ...