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Argentine VP sentenced to 6 years in jail for corruption

Buenos Aires,┬áArgentina | Xinhua | Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been sentenced to six years in jail for corruption and a lifetime ban from holding public office. An Argentine court on Tuesday convicted her of “fraudulent administration” over irregular public works contracts awarded during her two-term presidency …

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Local gov’t ministry rescinds censure of Lwengo service commission

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Ministry of Local Government has overturned the removal of Lwengo District Service Commission citing procedural flaws. In August, the district council, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee passed a vote of no confidence against the commission accusing members of corruption and gross …

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Speaker Among urges IGG to probe private sector corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among wants the Inspectorate of Government (IG) to be given the mandate to investigate corruption under the private sector. Among made the statement while meeting officials from the IG led by the Inspector General of Government, Beti Kamya, who on …

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Former Uganda Airlines CEO Muleya defends self over IGG summons

Kampala, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe former Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines, Cornwell Muleya, has told Buganda Road Magistrates Court that he has never defied the summons from the Inspectorate of Government requiring him to record a statement on matters related to corruption. Muleya made this defence on Friday while …

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Nigerian president vows to continue anti-corruption campaign

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua |┬áNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari emphasized on Saturday the importance of continuing to fight corruption and preventing opportunities for corrupt practices in the country. The president’s remarks came while addressing the nation in a broadcast as part of activities to mark the nation’s 62nd Independence Day on …

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Axed Kenya soccer chief claims back duties

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |┬áFormer Kenya soccer chief Nick Mwendwa, who was arrested in Nairobi last November, said Friday that he is back to running the sport. Mwendwa, who had stepped down after being charged in court with corruption and embezzlement of public funds, further promised to ensure the lift …

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Nabweru court clerk sentenced over UGX 150,000 bribe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has sentenced Vincent Anyou Ngolobe to a fine of 600,000 shillings for receiving a bribe of 150,000 Shillings. Ngolobe was sentenced on Thursday by Principal Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende after he was convicted on two charges of corruption. Ngolobe …

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Court to decide whether former Uganda Airlines boss has case to answer

Kampala, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Buganda Road Magistrates Court has fixed September 23rd 2022, to decide whether the former Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines Cornwell Muleya, has a case to answer in relation to charges of disobedience of orders requiring him to record a statement on matters related to …

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