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Verify gov’t projects in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has urged government to begin verification of its projects in Kampala and Wakiso districts on the basis that the funded projects in the central are hardly felt. Informed by glaring reports of corruption and embezzlement of funds from other sub-regions, legislators said it was …

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Presidency seeks UGX12Bn to renovate State House

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The office of the President is seeking a budgetary allocation of 12.33 billion Shillings to renovate the State House in Entebbe and 23 upcountry State lodges. Constructed in 2007, the State House in Entebbe has had no major rehabilitation works and needs a retouch, State …

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Mbale officials accused of inflating costs of gov’t projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Economic Monitoring in the President’s office Peter Ogwang has raised concern over the high costs involved in the implementation of government projects in Mbale district. Ogwang who was in Mbale district monitoring and inspecting government projects observes that while the costs …

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Mbale city operating without approved budget

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale city is operating without an approved budget, URN has learnt. This came to the fore last week in a meeting between Mbale City Council authorities and Peter Ogwang, the State Minister for Economic monitoring in the office of the President. During the meeting, Ogwang …

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Kamuli municipal council engineer arrested over corruption

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamuli district has arrested and detained the Kamuli municipal council engineer, Moses Kadumba over alleged misappropriation of funds meant to foster construction of the administrative block. It is reported that councilors resolved to construct a moderate administrative block worth 347 Million Shillings and …

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Kibaale RDC in trouble for commissioning incomplete UGX 700M maternity ward

Kibaale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kibaale Resident District Commissioner Deborah Mbabazi, is in trouble for commissioning an incomplete maternity ward at Matale health center III in Matale sub-county worth Shillings 700million. The maternity ward also has various defects, an indication of poor workmanship. The State Minister in Charge of Economic …

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Seven Kikuube district officials arrested over alleged abuse of office

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven Kikuube district officials have been arrested for alleged corruption and abuse of office. The officials are Flavia Nabwire, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Emmy Arinaitwe, the District Engineer, Julian Kusiima, the Chief Finance Officer, Moses Irumba, the district internal officer and Nicholas Kwikiriza, the District …

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Minister demands probe into Masindi district officials over shoddy works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President Peter Ogwang has ordered for the arrest of nine Masindi district local government officials for allegedly executing shoddy works on government projects in the district. The officials are John Kasaija, the Masindi municipal …

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