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Kikuube district councilors censure executive committee members

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of district councilors in Kikuube have tabled a motion to censure three members of the District Executive Committee-DEC over allegations of corruption and forgery. The motion to censure Vincent Alpha Opio, the district Vice-Chairperson, the Secretary for works, and Nicholas Kiiza, the Secretary …

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Three Entebbe municipal officials detained over corruption allegations

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has picked up three Entebbe municipal council officials for alleged corruption. The suspects are Frank Ssekagiri, the Entebbe Municipal Community Development Officer, Sarah Monica Nabirye, the Acting Principal Education Officer, and Engineer Christine Nanfuka. The trio was picked up on Tuesday …

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IG seeks interdiction of OPM officials over missing sh1.2billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has recommended the dismissal of three officials from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Lamwo District implicated in the mismanagement of Shillings 1.2 billion. They are Julius Kamuza, the settlement Commandant, Byasali Kabi the Protection officer, and …

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Nakalanzi remanded over sh1 billion financial loss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has remanded Brender Nakalanzi, the Managing Director for Goshen Hope Enterprises, to Luzira Prison on charges of causing government a financial loss of more than one billion shillings. Nakalanzi was on Friday afternoon arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court Chief …

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United States launches five-year project to help reduce corruption in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The United States Mission in Uganda, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today launched the Strengthening Systems and Public Accountability project to support actions to improve the government of Uganda’s accountability to its citizens and decrease the corruption that impedes economic growth …

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IGG insists on lifestyle audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government, Beti Kamya has announced that she will press ahead with conducting a lifestyle audit on government officials whose wealth does not match their known income. Kamya’s declaration comes four months after Presient Yoweri Museveni cautioned her on the strategy, saying …

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Limited funding affecting handling of corruption cases: IGG Kamya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Beti Kamya has appealed to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to avail her institution with more funding that will partly improve the slow progress in handling corruption cases. Kamya was on Monday appearing before the committee to present …

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Kasese district halts appointment of land board chairperson

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The appointment of Geoffrey Bwambale as the Kasese District Land Board Chairperson has hit a snag. The solicitor general has halted his appointment pending the disposal of the petition before the Inspectorate of Government-IGG challenging his appointment on corruption-related matters. Last year, Kasese district council …

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IGG, CSOs partner to fight corruption in refugee sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government has resorted to enrolling civil society organisations to help in the fight against corruption in government-sponsored projects for refugees. This is part of government efforts to improve service delivery, but will also help improve its image tainted by reports of graft …

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