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Three MPs remanded to Luzira Prison over corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti Corruption Court in Kampala has remanded three Members of Parliament to Luzira Prison on charges of corruption for soliciting money from the Uganda Human Rights Commission in order to increase  its budget. The MPs are: Yusuf Mutembuli MP for Bunyole East Constituency in …

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Clerics in Bunyoro tasked to join fight against corruption

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Religious leaders in the Bunyoro sub region have been asked to join in the fight against corruption by ensuring enhanced accountability and transparency. Speaking during the Validation of Religious and faith organizations-RFO policy frame work at Hoima Resort Hotel on Wednesday, Nicholas Abola, the Commissioner …

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MUSEVENI: I am now set to crush the corrupt

READ FULL SPEECH STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS FINAL COPY 6TH JUNE _0 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to ‘crush’ public servants and political leaders that steal Government money, as he steps up his fight against corruption. “I have been getting good information about …

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UK sanctions Anita Among, Kitutu, Nandutu over corruption

SPECIAL REPORT | THE INDEPENDENT | The UK on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Speaker of Parliament, Annet Anita Among, and former Ministers, Gorreti Kituti and Agnes Nandutu. The trio is accused of stealing from the poor communities of Karamoja in the infamous iron sheet scandal. Anita Among was among the …

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MUSEVENI: RDCs, LCs should be at the frontline against corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has said the corrupt are parasites that delay and undermine the country’s transformation efforts, and has hailed religious leaders for speaking out against the vice. ” I was very happy to hear the religious leaders’ message of condemning corruption. Keep it …

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Archbishop Kaziimba: Fighting corruption comes with job risks

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, has asked all people occupying public offices to refrain from engaging in corruption. Speaking during the Easter Sunday service at All Saints Cathedral Church in Nakasero, Archbishop Kazimba explained that …

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SA Parliament speaker takes ‘leave’ amid corruption allegations

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | Xinhua | Speaker of the South African National Assembly Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Thursday that she will take “special leave” from her position amid allegations of corruption against her and media speculations of her imminent arrest. “Given the seriousness of the allegations and the attendant …

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NUP replaces Mpuuga with Zaake amid Corruption Claims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP), made a significant change in its representation in the Parliamentary Commission. Mathias Mpuuga, who held the position, has been recalled over corruption allegations. Acting president of NUP, Lina Zedriga, conveyed this decision in a letter dated March 15, 2024, citing …

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