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23:56
23:56

URA Commissioner General Pledges to Uproot Corruption revenue 1 2

The commitment came after committee members tasked Musinguzi on how he is dealing with the highly connected and sophisticated theft and corruption in URA. A number of them said that the Authority was failing to perform due to high levels of corruption.
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Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 1 2

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government.
15:51
15:51

Interdicted Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality Treasurer Arrested embezzlement 1

Muhwezi is alleged to have forged the signature of the former town clerk Rwavu Kiwanuka and withdrew 91 Million Shillings.
15:40
15:40

IMF Sets Tough Terms For Emergence Loan to Uganda corruption 1

In a Zoom discussion with business reporters on Thursday, Maria Clara, the IMF country director for Uganda, said Kampala had promised to spend the money prudently but the Fund put conditions for its use. Corruption is still a prominent feature in Uganda, explaining why donors want to keenly see where their funds are spent.
12:19
12:19

Luweero, Nakasongola Leaders Nod to Magyezi’s Anti-Corruption Strategy accountability 3 1

The units including districts, municipalities, town councils and sub-counties are listed among the most corrupt institutions in the country, according to a 2018 report of the Inspectorate of Government. To many, the units are a hive for Abuse of office, embezzlement and misappropriation of funds crafted by custodians of public resources.
18:11
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Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
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Nansana Municipality Gets New Town Clerk investigation 1 3

Thomson Obong, the former Amolator Deputy Chief Administrative Officer replaces James Ambrose Atwoko.
07:56
07:56

Fort Portal Diocese Bishop Challenges Ugandans On Corruption katoosa 3 4

Bishop Muhirwa said that huge amounts of money are budgeted for social services but are embezzled. He asked the citizens to be alert and not be tempted into corruption tendencies.
17:28
17:28

Corruption Fight: Katikkiro Appeals to Museveni Over Top Government Officials 3 1

Mayiga says there is need for the President to bring to book top corrupt government officials who seem to be untouchable. He observed that the NRM government has for the past 34 years devised ways to apprehend the corrupt but Ugandans are yet to be convinced by the results.
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14:19

Nakalema Lauds Drop in Uganda’s Corruption Rank government 1 4

Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception Index, a global report by Transparency International, was a little bit impressive. According to the index, Uganda moved 12 places from 149th position to 137, on a scale of 180 countries.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don parliament 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
20:56
20:56

Lt. Col. Nakalema Orders Arrest of Nansana Town Clerk corruption 4 1 Top story

On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
11:04
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Nansana Municipality Crisis: Ministry Institutes Investigations, Reopens Offices security 7 1 Top story

Jackie Kiiza Kemigisha, the Principal Urban Officer in the Local Government Ministry, said the meeting came up with four resolutions and resolved to implement them with immediate effect in the interest of better service delivery in the municipality.
09:29
09:29

Mbarara Bodaboda Leaders Arrested for Embezzling UGX 100m Uganda Police Force 2 3

The leaders who were arrested on Tuesday are Ben Muhwezi, the chairperson and Karigita Sulaiman, the association's treasurer. The money was donated to the association by President Museveni in 2015.
18:52
18:52

Parliament Adopts Commitment to be Honest, Ethical corruption 1 5

The commitment signed on behalf of Parliament by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah also pledges that henceforth, Parliament shall provide timely service to the people of Uganda, negotiate all government contracts with integrity and ensure zero tolerance to corruption.
13:30
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Without Attitude Change, Fight Against Corruption is Just a Show -Oulanyah Anti corruption 3 1 Top story

In a place filled with top government officials, Oulanyah said that Ugandans are all guilty of abetting corruption, and called for internal reflection from everyone in order to stem corruption out of the country. Amidst cheers from the crowd, Oulanyah said it was time to stop the pretence and stop being corrupt.
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IG Urges Gov’t to Strengthen Local Complaint Mechanisms in Corruption Fight anti corruption 3 1

Bamugemereire says that 50 per cent of the complaints recorded by the Inspectorate of Government are matters concerning irregularities in recruitment for jobs and failure to pay pension and salaries, among others, which can be handled at the local level.
11:37
11:37

Ugandans to Nominate Public Servants for Integrity Award public service 1 2

The campaign leading to the National Integrity Awards is targeting individuals who exhibit acts of integrity, honesty, moral value. These may include, among others, people whose actions help the government to save money, that would otherwise have been lost, those who report issues of corruption and those helping people at the lowest levels.
19:08
19:08

Judicial Service Commission PS Dr Rose Nassali Interdicted financial loss 1

Nassali was charged before the Anti-Corruption Court in August this year, for abuse of office and causing financial loss to the government after reportedly paying 33 million Shillings arbitrarily to AH Consulting Limited in the financial year 2014/2015.
07:26
07:26

Bobi Wine Blasts Museveni Over Land Grabbing, Evictions in Bunyoro corruption 1 Top story

According to Bobi Wine, a number of land grabbers known to president Museveni have invaded Bunyoro sub region carrying out brutal evictions of residents but nothing is done to stop them. The legislator was speaking at the campaign rally organized by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate for the Hoima woman parliamentary by-elections at Hoima Boma grounds on Monday evening.
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