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Join political party to fight corruption- Mugisha Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) Party President, Gen. Mugisha Muntu has advised Ugandans to join political parties to fight corruption in the country. He was meeting his party coordinators in Lira City on Monday to assess their performance in the just concluded general elections …

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Corruption, bureaucracy and politics failing emyooga

  Beneficiaries claim Emyooga funds are hard to obtain due to bureaucracy, corruption and alleged unavailability of the money Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Small scale entrepreneurs have decried the corruption involved in the process of accessing government rescue packages especially Emyooga. Emyooga is a presidential initiative on wealth and job …

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Buildings should be sued until owners prove source of income – DPP

Sue buildings as proceeds of corruption and let somebody who thinks otherwise prove it wrong Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Charles Elem-Ogwal is seeking a forceful lifting of the veil to ownership of buildings suspected to be built with proceeds of corruption. Ogwal who …

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West Nile CSOs to name and shame corrupt officials

West Nile CSOs say naming and shaming corrupt individuals will reduce the vice Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations-CSOs in West Nile have vowed to name and shame individuals and organizations that are implicated in corrupt practices in the region. The CSOs decision comes after a report from …

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IGG injects 1.5 billion shillings to fight corruption in Ankole

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The office of the Inspectorate of Government -IG has embarked on a program to recruit and deploy more than 4,000 community volunteers to assist in the fight against corruption. The recruitment is being carried out under a program called Community Responsibility Enhancing Transparency and Accountability …

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CID grills GT bank officials over UGX 3.6 billion corruption scandal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three top officials of Guaranty Trust Bank [GTB] were on Tuesday grilled for more than two hours by the anti-corruption and economic crime detectives over 3.6 billion shillings corruption scandal. GTB was dragged to Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID headquarters at Kibuli by Joseph Brown, …

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MPs support gov’t proposed ban on anticipatory declaration of wealth

Jacob Oboth, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee chairperson applauded the move saying that anticipatory declaration of wealth is one of the new types of corruption used by leaders. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have expressed support of the government’s proposal …

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MPs task Minister Lokodo over delayed appointment of substantive IGG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the continued absence of a substantive Inspector General of Government – IGG. This was during a meeting between the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and Minister of State for Ethics & Integrity Simon Lokodo who had appeared to …

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