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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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IG dismisses Amuru fisheries officer over forged UCE results

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has directed Amuru district Chief Administrative Officer to take disciplinary action against the district fisheries officer for uttering false Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results. The directive comes nearly two years after the IG recommended the sacking of Rogers Baguma, after …

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IG moots law to confiscate property from illicit financing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government- IG is seeking a law that will give the government powers to confiscate property acquired by public officials who have embezzled funds. The Leadership Code Act as amended (2021) requires political leaders and public officers to declare their wealth within three …

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IGG arrests former Amuria district speaker over fraud

Amuria, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government-IG has arrested the councilor representing Persons with Disabilities-PWDs in Amuria district council. Charles Engoru Echemu, also former district council speaker in Amuria district was arrested on Thursday for allegedly causing financial loss to the government. Echemu is accused of refusing to …

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Uganda loses UGX 20 Trillion annually to corruption – IG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan government loses 20 trillion Shillings every year through corruption, according to a survey conducted by the Inspectorate of Government. The Deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG) Anne Muheirwe Twinomugisha, says that the inspectorate, together with the German Society for International Co-operation, conducted a …

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IG tasks parliament over delayed amendment of Leadership Code Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has called for the immediate enactment of the Leadership Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020. According to the Deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG) George Bamugemereire, parliament needs to fast track the piece of legislation before the declaration period of March 2021. …

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Anti-corruption agencies launch radio drama series

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anti-corruption agencies have launched drama series dubbed ‘Listen to Uganda’ aimed at reinforcing the fight against corruption in the country. The launch by the Inspectorate of Government (IG), Office of the Auditor General (OAG), State House Anti-Corruption Unit and other agencies came after the commemoration …

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Political interference hampers implementation of anti-corruption law

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Uganda’s failure to implement the anti-corruption laws is attributed to political interference, according to the new report, a situation that hampers investigation and proper prosecution of alleged corrupt officials. The study carried out by the Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda with support from the Democratic Governance Facility …

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