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Ministry of Education officials charged over UGX 228m bribe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has charged four officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports with conspiring to solicit a bribe of 228 million shillings. The four are Fredrick Edward Lubinga, an architectural assistant, Doreen Matovu Lwanga, the acting Head Construction Management Unit, Hajji Abdu Nsubuga, …

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Museveni tasks new cabinet on corruption, service delivery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has tasked the new Cabinet with five targets to focus on in the next five years. These according to Museveni are cohesion, a corruption free Uganda, integration, patriotism and service delivery. Museveni laid down the five targets in his speech to …

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Woman MPs ask female ministers to fight corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament under the Uganda Woman Parliamentary Association –UWOPA have appealed to women appointed to cabinet positions to champion the fight against corruption. Led by association chairperson, Pamela Kamugo who is the Budaka Woman MP, UWOPA members addressed journalists at Parliament shortly after the …

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UN launches initiative to help countries cope with transnational corruption

GlobE Network to ensure all countries and their independent anti-corruption authorities have contacts and tools they need to track, investigate and prosecute cross-border corruption United Nations | Xinhua | With factors contributing to transnational corruption becoming increasingly complex, the United Nations launched an initiative on Thursday to “empower all countries” to …

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Manafwa district service commission accused of bribery

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Manafwa District Service Commission are on the spot over corruption allegations. The members are accused of soliciting bribes from applicants. Some of the members of the commission include Agatha Nambuya, the chairperson, Joseph Walyaula, the secretary of the commission, Wanjusi Wesiba, a former Minister …

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Nakasongola district embarks on updating tax database

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Nakasongola district have embarked on a process to update their tax database so as to enhance revenue collection and fight corruption. Nakasongola district collected 539 million Shillings during the financial year 2019/2020 and close to 800 million Shillings by March 2021, far below the …

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Court issues criminal summons against jobless youth in piglets case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates court has issued criminal summons to Augustine Ojobile, the secretary of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Electoral Commission to show up and receive judgment in the case where he is accused of being a common nuisance. Ojobile is jointly charged with Robert …

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