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Microfinance support centre officials remanded for embezzling UGX10B

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded three top officials of the Microfinance Support Centre to Kitalya government prison for alleged embezzlement of 10 billion Shillings.  The money had been channelled to the centre by the Ministry of Finance as a grant to teachers under their SACCO.  The …

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Witness implicates Etuusa for collecting of money from parents, students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Deputy Academic Registrar in Charge of Certificates, Ceremonies, and Publications, Margret Etuusa was involved in soliciting money from parents, students and guests during the 2017 graduation, the Anti-Corruption court heard on Thursday. The former Makerere University chief security officer, Jackson Mucunguzi said …

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OPM officials plead not guilty to 24 fresh charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four officials from the Office of the Prime Minister- OPM have denied fresh 24 charges slapped against them. The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement Fred Lutimba and Commissioner for Disaster Management Martin Owor face …

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OPM officials face 24 fresh charges over relief food scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four senior officials from the Office of the Prime Minister have been slapped with 24 fresh charges relating to flouting procurement process while purchasing COVID-19 relief items. The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement …

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Court summons Joseph Mayanja over tax evasion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-corruption court has issued a criminal summons for music star Joseph Mayanja also known as Jose Chameleon, to answer to charges of failing to pay more than 137 million Shillings in import duty. The Anti-Corruption court chief magistrate, Pamela Lamunu Ocaya issued the …

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OPM officials charged with fraudulent false accounting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Assistant Settlement Commandant in the Office of the Prime Minister Bruno Asiimwe has been arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court on eight charges of fraudulent false accounting. Asiimwe who is attached to Base Camp Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Isingiro district on Thursday appeared before …

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Judicial service commission PS Dr Rose Nassali suspended from office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Public Service has interdicted the Secretary to the Judicial Service Commission Dr Rose Nassali Lukwago, over corruption allegations. Nassali was charged before the Anti-Corruption Court in August this year, for abuse of office and causing financial loss to the government after …

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Three senior Lyantonde officials interdicted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three senior Lyantonde district officials are on the interdiction for alleged misappropriation of shillings 30 million. They are Medard Byaruhanga, the Lyantonde District Education Officer-DEO, Anna Byatulinda, District Inspector of School-DIS and District Accountant, Chris Businje. The interdiction of the trio follows their arrest …

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MTK officials remanded for defrauding gov’t over UGX 1 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded three officials of MTK Uganda Limited, a private firm on corruption related charges. MTK specializes in Animal health, Human health, Public health and Crop Protection. The officials are Fiona Migadde Kitaka, the Chief Executive Officer MTK Uganda Limited, Dr. …

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