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Staff petition Mak council over corruption in DGF University project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of the Makerere University staff led by Sarah Acan Otim have raised a red flag against the suspected corruption involving some members of the university council. The alleged corruption involves Bruce Balaba Kabaasa, the Chairperson Finance, Planning and Investment Committee of Council …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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CSO’s re-ignite Black Monday campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations have re-launched the Black Monday campaign with a call to citizens to take on the fight against corruption. The organizations; Action Aid, Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) Uganda Medical Association, National NGO Forum, among others yesterday set off to launch campaign at Action …

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Sudan’s Bashir: the ousted autocrat with many faces

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | From soldier to Islamist, populist and war crimes suspect, Sudan’s deposed leader Omar al-Bashir showed many different faces during his three decades of iron-fisted rule. The 75-year-old, who was one of Africa’s longest-serving presidents, has been held in prison since his ouster in April on corruption …

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Nairobi governor freed on bail after graft arrest: official

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Nairobi’s gold-flashing governor posted bail and was freed from custody Wednesday after his dramatic arrest on corruption charges saw him become the latest top official nabbed for graft in Kenya. Mike Sonko, whose penchant for flashy jewellery and cars has come under scrutiny, paid 15 million Kenyan shillings (USD$147,500/133,000 euros) …

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Flashy Nairobi governor pleads not guilty to graft charges

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The flashy governor of Nairobi on Monday pleaded not guilty to over 30 charges of money laundering, receiving bribes and conflict of interest in a court appearance held under tight security. Governor Mike , the latest top official to be hauled in on corruption charges in …

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Nairobi governor arrested for ‘economic crimes’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The flashy governor of Nairobi was arrested Friday shortly after Kenya’s chief prosecutor ordered he be detained to face charges of economic crimes. Governor Mike Sonko is the latest in a string of top officials — including Finance Minister Henry Rotch — to be hauled in …

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Limited manpower, funding hampering corruption fight-IG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Inadequate manpower and low funding are hampering effective service delivery by the Inspectorate of Government-IG in a fight against corruption across the country. The IG is charged with the responsibility of eliminating corruption, abuse of authority and public office through investigating or causing investigation, …

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Parliament adopts commitment to be honest, ethical

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament have adopted a commitment to be honest, uphold ethical values in all dealings and refuse to elicit or accept any bribe. The commitment signed on behalf of Parliament by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah also pledges that henceforth, Parliament shall provide …

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