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House passes motion on moral decadence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have passed a motion urging government to rein in on the surging moral decadence in the country. The motion was moved by Dr Nsaba Buturo, the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Forum on Ethics and Morality. MPs across the divide further cited corruption and sexual …

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Judiciary launches electronic system to improve delivery of justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary has launched an Electronic Court Case Management Information System-ECCMIS. The system once rolled out at the beginning of the new Law Year, 2022, is expected to reduce contact between the litigating public and court staff, a move that is expected to curb corruption. …

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Kamya roots for special committee to scrutinize IGG reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Government (IGG), Beti Olive Kamya has appealed to the Speaker of Parliament to create a select committee that can urgently consider a backlog of ombudsman reports that have not been scrutinized by the House. Kamya together with her deputies; Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe …

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Nabbanja to probe corruption in Bukungu ice plant construction

Buyende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has vowed to investigate mismanagement of funds involved in the construction of the 2.5 billion Shillings Bukungu ice plant. Nabbanja stresses that failed operationalization of the multibillion project, even when available records indicate that the funds to ensure full capacity …

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Kabaka calls upon leaders to uphold justice, respect human rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has called for equitable distribution of resources for Uganda to move forward. The Kabaka was presiding over the kingdom’s day of community service, also known as Bulungibwansi at his Mengo palace on the eve of Uganda’s 59th Independence …

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Former minister Herbert Kabafunzaki convicted of corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti Corruption Court Judge Margaret Tibulya has convicted the former State Minister for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki for corruption. She delivered the verdict this morning after finding the former minister guilty of soliciting a bribe of 5 million Shillings about four years ago. In her …

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Corruption at the World Bank

But if it can’t rank business friendly countries, who can? COVERY STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | Since the World Bank announced it has decided to abandon its flagship “Doing Business” series after several internal audits and the publication of a damning investigation, debate has raged over the way forward. The …

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