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Museveni renews fight against giving bail to murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has renewed his fight against giving bail to suspects accused of committing big crimes like murder. Speaking on Wednesday at the swearing in of new judges, Museveni said bail is not a constitutional right. “For somebody to kill a person and you …

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Inadequate staff affecting IGG investigations in Acholi

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The regional office of the Inspectorate of Government in Gulu is struggling to investigate corruption cases in the Acholi sub-region due to inadequate staff. Geoffrey Matovu, the IGG Gulu regional inspectorate officer says currently, they have over 300 case files of corruption at the office …

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IGG asks MPs exiting parliament to declare wealth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has asked Members of Parliament and other leaders who were not re-elected to declare their wealth even as they exit their offices. On Wednesday, the IG launched the module for exit declaration which enables leaders who are ceasing to serve …

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IGG: Kyagulanyi must declare bulletproof car by March 31

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government is waiting for National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi to update the anti-corruption body on his wealth since information circulated that he had got a donation of an armored (bullet-proof) car. The Leadership Code Act 2002 of Uganda, compels all …

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MPs task Minister Lokodo over delayed appointment of substantive IGG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the continued absence of a substantive Inspector General of Government – IGG. This was during a meeting between the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and Minister of State for Ethics & Integrity Simon Lokodo who had appeared to …

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Development partners demand immediate appointment of IGG

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Development Partners with Anti-Corruption Agencies in the country have expressed concern about the delayed appointment of a substantive Inspector General of Government. This was carried in their statement presented by the United States Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown during the National Anti-corruption Conference 2020 …

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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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IGG halts funding to 20 Nusaf groups in Abim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government- IGG has halted funding of 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund- NUSAF project in Abim district. Currently, Abim district is implementing 59 projects under Nusaf program. Eight of the projects are Village Revolving Funds, 21 are Improved …

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Parliament blocks Obore’s return from forced leave

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has extended the forced leave of Parliaments’ Director of Communications and Public Affairs Chris Obore indefinitely. Obore’s trouble with Parliament started in March 2019 when Kibirige notified him that the Inspectorate of Government had conducted investigations noting that …

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Court refers dispute between Arua nurse training school, contractor to IGG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Arua High Court Resident Judge, Anthony Oyuko Ojok has referred Arua School of Nursing–ANTS to the Inspectorate of Government for investigations for alleged failure to pay Esmok Engineering Company Shillings 320 million. Arua School of Nursing contracted Esmok engineering company in August 2017 to construct …

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