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UPDF captain arrested over alleged extortion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has arrested a Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF Captain, Emmanuel Abaho, on allegations of extorting money from a businesswoman in Mityana. Captain Abaho was arrested alongside his alleged accomplice, Wilberforce Turyakira, by operatives at Café Javas in Kampala on Monday …

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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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Nakalema lauds drop in Uganda’s corruption rank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit Lt Col Edith Nakalema commits to consolidate gains in the anti-graft fight in order to improve Uganda’s global ranking. Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception …

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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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Kitgum Municipal officials implicated in diversion of UGX 44.2M USE funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipal council officials have been implicated in the diversion of 44.2 million shillings capitation grant to Universal Secondary Education-USE schools. Early this month, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit stormed Kitgum Municipal council headquarters to investigate possible misuse of the money sent by government for …

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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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