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Third panel starts hearing Kato Lubwama’s election petition afresh

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A new panel of Court of Appeal Justices has started hearing afresh an application by Lubaga South Legislator, Kato Lubwama seeking to block his voter Habib Buwembo from filing a petition for his dismissal from parliament for lack of the requisite academic qualifications. The new panel …

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IG breaks ground for UGX 69bn headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the headquarters of the Inspectorate of Government-IG is finally set to begin.   Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony on plots 71-75 Yusuf Lule Road and Plots 24-26 Clement Hill, Kampala this morning, Rose N. Kafeero, the Permanent Secretary of the IG, said …

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IGG: We are working hard to recover Katosi money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Justice Irene Mulyagonja has revealed that her office is tracing the 24.7 billion Uganda shillings stolen from the Katosi road project and trying to recover it from the USA. Mulyagonja told reporters at the closure of the five-day commonwealth …

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Museveni: Rich corrupt officials are not happy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said government officials stealing government money will not find happiness in their riches as the rest of the society struggles to get a living. Museveni, who was opening the 9th commonwealth anti-corruption heads of agencies conference at Lake Victoria Serena …

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IGG declines to probe Bugisu Cooperative Union

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has declined to investigate Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU. In February 2019 the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked the IGG to investigate allegations of corruption against the leadership of BCU. Kadaga’s request came after some members of BCU …

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Parliament commission not aware of Obore sacking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Parliamentary Commission are not aware about the move to terminate the contract of Chris Obore, the Parliament Director of Communication of Public Affairs (CPA). Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Commissioners Peter Ogwang, Arinaitwe Rwakajara, Robina Nabbanja and Cecilia …

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IGG wants leadership code act amended

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government-IGG wants the Leadership Code Act, 2017 amended. Introduced in 1992, the Leadership Code Act last amended in 2017 by parliament sets limits on the financial behaviour of public servants; require leaders to declare their incomes, assets and liabilities and …

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Judicial service commission to set up forensic investigation unit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judicial Service Commission-JSC has unveiled its plans to set up a forensic unit with capacity to investigate complex corruption cases in the judiciary and deal with errant officers. The Commission Chairperson, Justice Benjamin Insigoma Kabiito disclosed this at the 21st Annual Judge’s Conference while …

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IGG rescinds orders to sack Kalungu DEO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government-IGG has rescinded orders to sack the newly appointed Kalungu District Education Officer, David Bbaale Mukasa. In April, the IGG instructed the Kalungu District Chief Administrative Officer to cancel Bbaale’s appointment on grounds that he had presented false information to facilitate …

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