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Three local gov’t officials face trial for embezzling UGX 222 Million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three senior officials from the Local Government Ministry are facing the Anti-corruption court over corruption-related offences. They are Issa Gumonye, the Assistant Commissioner for Urban Administration, Prossy Nampijja, a Senior Urban Officer and Ronald Mbala, an Urban Officer. The three officers are accused of …

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BoU officials charged, remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded two Bank of Uganda officials on charges of corruption and abuse of office. The two are Francis Kakeeto, the Assistant Director Mbale Currency Centre and Fred Wanyama Vito, the BoU verification officer. Prosecution alleges that the suspects on April, …

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Sudan’s Bashir to appear in court on graft charge: prosecutor

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday. The announcement came more than two months after the military overthrew Bashir following mass nationwide protests …

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Museveni tasks police managers to improve public image

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has tasked the police management to improve the public image of the force by fighting the high crime levels and corruption, which have created bad a perception about their services. In a message delivered by the Internal Affairs Minister, General, Jeje …

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Zambia arrests ex-minister for graft after British aid freeze

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP |  Zambian authorities on Wednesday arrested a former minister for alleged corruption that led Britain to suspend aid to the southern African country last year, an official said. Emerine Kabanshi was arrested “for abuse of authority of office,” said a statement from Zambian anti-corruption and anti-money …

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