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Greed breeding corruption in Judiciary -Principal Judge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has said that the need to amass more wealth is breeding greed among judicial officers. Bamwine says that cases of bribery, corruption, and other forms of misconduct in the judiciary and other offices are caused by lack of satisfaction …

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Sudan court charges Bashir with illegal use of foreign funds

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | A Sudanese court on Saturday charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir, on trial for corruption, with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds, offences which could put him behind bars for a decade. Judge Al-Sadiq Abdelrahman said at the third session of Bashir’s trial that foreign funds …

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MTK officials remanded for defrauding gov’t over UGX 1 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded three officials of MTK Uganda Limited, a private firm on corruption related charges. MTK specializes in Animal health, Human health, Public health and Crop Protection. The officials are Fiona Migadde Kitaka, the Chief Executive Officer MTK Uganda Limited, Dr. …

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IGG investigates Kampala district Land Board secretary for corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government-IG is probing the Kampala District Land Board Secretary, Martha Komugisha for alleged corruption. In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the acting executive director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate …

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Bashir trial opens as Sudan sovereign council delayed

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges. The trial comes as a sovereign council was being formed, following Saturday’s signing of a transitional constitution by …

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Judicial service commission PS arrested for corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of government-IG has arrested Dr. Rose Nassali Lukwago, the  secretary judicial service commission and Dr. Opio Okiror, the former commissioner health services. They are accused of abuse of office and causing financial loss of Shillings 33 million in the 2014/2015 financial year in …

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Court stops forced leave imposed on division town clerk, treasurer

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  High court in Kabale has issued a temporary injunction blocking the forced leave imposed on James Twinamatsiko, the Principal Assistant Town Clerk in Charge of Southern Division in Kabale Municipality and his treasurer, Charity Tushemereirwe. The Kabale Town Clerk, Joseph Monday sent the duo on …

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Kenya’s finance minister, tops officials arrested for graft

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said. Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had ordered the arrest and prosecution of Rotich and 27 other …

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