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Kenyatta orders ministry of health to publish all COVID-19 procurements amid corruption allegations

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday directed the Ministry of Health to publish details of all procurements related to COVID-19, particularly those undertaken by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) amid allegations of corruption. Kenyatta said the publication of procurement information including winners of tenders …

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Constitutional court stays corruption proceedings against Kazinda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court has permanently stayed all corruption proceedings against Geoffrey Kazinda, the former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister. Kazinda has faced trial for constructive possession of financial instruments, forging receipts and invoices, false accounting, making fraudulent payments, conspiracy to secure …

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Anti-corruption agencies fueling confusion- Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The creation of various anti-corruption agencies has fueled confusion instead of helping to end the vice, President Yoweri Museveni has revealed. He disclosed this in a televised address from Entebbe State House on Wednesday afternoon. Museveni said government agencies have been infiltrated by bad …

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Museveni did not order sacking of top EC officials-Justice Byabakama

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has dismissed reports that its top officials were this week sacked by President Yoweri Museveni. Speaking to journalists on Thursday at the EC headquarters in Kampala, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC chairperson said the officials tendered in their application for …

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Local gov’t PS dispatches team to investigate corruption in Abim

 Abim, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government, Ben Kamumanya has sent a team to Abim district to investigate allegations of corruption, fraud and misuse of public funds. The team is led by Charles Mwijukye, the senior inspector Ministry of Local Government. It will investigate misuse …

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Rural electrification project in Kalungu marred by bribery claims

Kalungu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The implementation of the Rural Electrification Project has caused uproar among residents and local leaders in Kalungu district. At least 24 village chairpersons in Lwabenge Sub County have complained to the district leadership about the rampant corruption tendencies that have marred the project implementation in …

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