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Police fails to pay UTL arrears over missing contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force-UPF is yet to pay Uganda Telecom Shillings 3.1 billion for services offered during the 2017 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Despite receiving the money in the 2018/2019 financial year budget, the force still failed to clear the arrears due to absence …

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Museveni meets Boris Johnson, Modi

  London, UK  | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has held meetings with several leaders at the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) including UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with whom he held a productive meeting to discuss the Commonwealth. According to sources the two leaders talked …

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ANALYSIS: What happened to PAC?

Dormancy of once vibrant parliament watchdog committee shines light on leadership and funding Budadiri County MP Nandala Mafabi has not been on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament since 2011 but the chartered accountant and lawyer remains the most recognisable name to have led it. His adeptness with numbers, …

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Court Acquits Foreign Affairs Minister

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Odeke| The Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and his other two colleagues have been acquitted by the Anti -Corruption Court on Friday morning. The three ministers who include; Sam Kutesa, John Nasasira and Mwesigwa Rukutana were accused of causing financial loss to government during preparations for the …

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Bukenya CHOGM case

By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi Why are the IGG’s witnesses vanishing? Why have witnesses been flying off the Inspector General of Government’s (IGG) list in the case against former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya? At midday on Nov. 7, Stanley Nsubuga, a Principal Inspectorate Officer in the IGG’s office, took to the …

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Bring the other CHOGM suspects to court

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Former vice president Gilbert Bukenya was sent to Luzira Prison over the Chogm contract he awarded to Motorcare Uganda Limited allegedly disregarding procurement procedures. The Inspectorate of Government took up the matter in the anticorruption court. The Independent’s Mubatsi Asinja Habati spoke to Cissy Kagaba, executive …

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