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Transparency International, ACCU call for witnesses protection law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Transparency International Uganda -TIU, Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda –ACCU and Human Rights Centre Uganda –HRCU, have called for swift enactment of a law protecting witnesses, particularly in corruption cases. Francis Ekadu, programs director at Transparency International, said lack of a law protecting witnesses has forced …

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Secret Lubowa Hospital dealings

The construction of the costly facility shouldn’t be shrouded because it took taxpayer money COMMENT |CISSY KAGABA | On August 6, 2019, the Minister of Health, Dr. Ruth Aceng, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine and Members of Parliament from the National Economy Committee were denied access to the site …

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Supreme Court ruling on MP salaries

Hopefully it will reactivate the stalled process to get a salary review commission which has been long overdue COMMENT | Cissy Kagaba | We are pleased with the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the 2016 ruling of the Constitutional Court decision that impugned Section 5 of the Parliament …

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COMMENT: Magic of Cuban doctors

Why bringing them in a hostile environment may not solve the problems of a malfunctioning healthcare system COMMENT | CISSY KAGABA | The recent rather interesting proposal by the government to hire Cuban doctors who would earn Shs5.4 million a month has attracted divergent views. There has not been sufficient stakeholder …

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COMMENT: Corruption in Road sector

Could remedy be e-governance? COMMENT | CISSY KAGABA | The Government of Uganda has since 2008 prioritised road construction and maintenance by committing a substantial part of the budget towards the same. Uganda spends over Shs3.3 trillion ($1b) annually on public infrastructure and roads still receive a lion’s share of the …

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Kagaba wants 700 judicial officials punished for misconduct

The Executive Director of Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Coalition Cissy Kagaba has demanded that the Judicial Service Commission takes punitive measures against over 700 judicial officers dragged to them for misconduct and unfairness in the past two years. Kagaba was speaking during the release of a report on errant judicial officers at Grand Imperial …

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Querries about privatised firms

By Cissy Kagaba Parliament’s proposed probe into the divestiture process is welcome however long over due Recent media reports have indicated that Parliament is set to commission a probe into the divestiture of over 130 public corporations, formerly under the Uganda Development Corporation. The hitherto public entities, including Uganda Commercial …

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Tread carefully on road projects

By Cissy Kagaba If we stop the leakages and exaggerations in bills of costs, we can save money and borrow less President Yoweri Museveni has been up and about in various corners of the country commissioning road projects. There is no debate that in this financial year (2014/15), government’s priorities …

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