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OPM officials arrested for inflating COVID-19 relief food cost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several officials from the Office of the Prime Minister have been arrested for allegedly over-inflating prices and rejecting low price offers from suppliers. The officers arrested by the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit, include Christine  Kintu, Joel Wanjala, Fred Lutimba, and Owor Martin, the  Commissioner for …

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Statehouse Anti Corruption Unit arrests Kaberamaido CAO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kaberamaido Chief Administrative Officer, Pius Epaju is in trouble for alleged embezzlement and abuse of office. He was picked up by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit, which has reportedly been hunting for him since March, 2019. Epaju, formerly the Amolatar Chief Administrative Officer …

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Uganda improves in corruption ranking– Global report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has moved at least 12 places in the corruption index, an indication that country is progressing in fighting the scourge. The 2019 Transparency International corruption perception index ranks Uganda at 137th out of 180 countries. This is down from the 149th position the country …

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Former Minister Bitangaro in Luzira over Kassanda land saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Minister and Bufumbira South MP Sam Bitangaro has been remanded to Luzira prison for obtaining money by false pretense and conspiracy to defraud. Bitangaro, together with lawyer Francis Owor Onyango, William Tumwine, an official from the Ministry of Gender and his wife Stella …

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Fight against corruption is spiritual -Nakalema

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The head of the State House Anti Corruption Unit Lt Col Edith Nakalema has said that the fight against corruption in Uganda is spiritual and asked Christians to spearhead the battle. She said that only the Church has greatly supported them in combating corruption through …

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Moroto Hospital staff pinned for illegally removing patients uterus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A couple has pinned Phillip Akunguru a medical doctor attached to Moroto Regional Referral Hospital for illegally removing uteruses from patients, without their consent. The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same doctor by the State …

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Moroto Hospital Internal Auditor earns two salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eric Olum, the Internal Auditor Moroto Regional Referral Hospital is drawing salaries from two government institutions, according to the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. Olum draws another salary from Arua Regional Referral Hospital where he also serves as an internal auditor. This came to …

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MTK officials remanded for defrauding gov’t over UGX 1 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded three officials of MTK Uganda Limited, a private firm on corruption related charges. MTK specializes in Animal health, Human health, Public health and Crop Protection. The officials are Fiona Migadde Kitaka, the Chief Executive Officer MTK Uganda Limited, Dr. …

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