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PPDA e-register: Solution to corruption?

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) has launched an electronic register of providers of procured materials to the government. PPDA Executive Director Edgar Agaba said the e-register will provide details to enable the government to identify local companies and providers who are …

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Corruption returns to URA

  By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Tax body ranked most corrupt in East Africa In 2003 President Museveni described the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) as “a den of thieves” because the levels of corruption were alarmingly high. Soon after, the tax body restructured and appeared to have put corruption and incompetence …

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Is Suruma serious on corruption this time?

By Independent Team At the recent National Consultative Budget Workshop, Finance Minister Ezra Suruma spoke tough over corruption and inefficiency. To improve performance, he said, his ministry would improve communication, publish releases of funds, and clearly name and shame the poor performers. “In instances of chronic poor performance of an …

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