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General Lokech warns successor over accountability

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Outgoing Chief of Staff of the UPDF Air Force, Maj. Gen Paul Lokech has warned his successor Brig. Charles Okidi to be very careful with accountability. He was handing over office as he prepares to head to South Sudan as a military attaché. …

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MPs question sh77 billion paid out in Corporate Tax incentives

MPs task government to explain “loss” of tax payers’ money through incentives to specific companies as sh524 billion supplementary budget is tabled Uganda Parliament’s Budget Committee has tasked the Ministry of Finance to explain to them as soon as possible why government chose to help pay huge taxes for profit making companies. …

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VIDEO: Local Government officials divert sh5.3 billion to personal accounts

VIDEO: Local Government ministry comes under fire after officials reportedly diverted sh5.3 billion to their personal accounts. According to reports, the said funds were meant to procure cars to the district chairpersons in the 2014/15 financial year. As they appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of parliament, officials from the ministry of …

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Kagina faults former UNRA directors on misplaced sh47bn

The Executive Director of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Allen Kagina has faulted former directors for advancing billions of shillings meant to compensate persons affected by various road projects, to contractors’ accounts. Kagina was responding to a query Wednesday by the parliament committee on commissions, statutory agencies and state enterprises on the …

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Social accountability vital for building trust in post-election Uganda – Report

Development projects that pay greater attention to social accountability can improve citizen-state relations and trust in Uganda and other fragile countries, according to new research by peacebuilding organisation, International Alert. The report, titled Making social accountability work: Promoting peaceful development in Uganda, evaluates two large-scale development projects undertaken in Uganda …

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