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SK Mbuga’s wife Angella Chebet denied bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anti-Corruption Court Judge Margaret Tibulya has dismissed a bail application filed by Angella Chebet the wife to city socialite Sulaiman Kabangala also known as SK Mbuga. Chebet was arrested to face charges of fraud, money laundering and obtaining money by false pretence. The prosecution …

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Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema

What can Museveni’s new anti-corruption tsar do where others have failed? Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | President Yoweri Museveni has unveiled Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema to the public as the newest anti-corruption tsar in State House. Nakalema, a trusted Museveni aide, was named to the task soon after she returned …

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Anti-Corruption units to be set up in Ministries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo has said anti-corruption units will be established in government ministries, departments and agencies. This is a new strategy contained in the zero tolerance to corruption policy 2018 passed by cabinet last week. Fr Lokodo says the …

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Basajjabalaba to face trial before Anti-Corruption Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Constitutional Court has ordered that city businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba together with his brother Muzamir Basajjabalaba should stand trial before the Anti-Corruption Court. The ruling comes five years after their trial had been stayed, so that they could challenge charges of conspiracy to defeat …

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THIS WEEK: IGG releases report as anti-corruption week ends

THIS WEEK: IGG releases report as anti-corruption week ends Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a press conference held at Uganda Media Center on December 04, the Inspector General of Government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja revealed that corruption levels had increased especially in local government and in the police. Explaining …

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Jailed Public Service Officials get bail pending appeal

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Court of Appeal has granted jailed former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service, Jimmy Lwamafa bail, pending determination of his appeal challenging the 7 year jail term he was handed by the Anti-corruption court; for authorising the illegular expenditure of 88bn shs as NSSF to …

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DPP orders Minister Kabafunzaki and others be tried in High Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Embattled Minister of State for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki together with his Political Assistant Brian Mugabo and a relative one Bruce Lubowa have been committed to the High Court to start trial on charges of corruption. Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Agnes Alum sent the trio to the High …

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