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President Museveni vows to confiscate property of all corrupt government officials

President Museveni vows to confiscate property of all corrupt government officials

President Museveni has vowed to enact a law of confiscating property of all government workers accused of corruption. While addressing media houses on Monday at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, the President hinted that he will be in touch with the speaker of parliament aimed at bringing a law that will be discussed in parliament […]

Uganda Christian University(UCU) students form anti-corruption coalition

Uganda Christian University(UCU) students form anti-corruption coalition

Students at the Mukono- based Uganda Christian University(UCU) have formed a group that will help to fight the wide spread corruption scandal in Uganda. The team was a result of the five- day event at the Department of Public Administration and Governance under the theme: “Towards a more strategic partnership in the fight against corruption […]

Police, NAADS investigate lost farmer inputs

The National Agricultural Advisory Services together with the police are investigating the loss of over 5bn shillings meant for various NADDS programs. According to the Executive Director NAADs Dr Samuel Mugasi, the money was lost in the districts of Masaka, Rakai and Lyantonde among others. He says the money was meant for the supply of […]

Ministry of Local Government PS cleared over botched bicycle deal

The permanent secretary in the ministry of local government John Kashaka has been cleared of any wrong doing in the botched bicycle deal. A state attorney in the office of the attorney general Bahagaza Suuza told court that he approved the contract for the purchase of bicycles and all the rules of public procurement and […]

Accountant arrested for fraudulent transfer of1.2billion to secret account

Police have arrested an accountant for the alleged fraudulent transfer of 1.2billion shillings from the ministry of health account to an unknown account in ABC Capital Bank purported to belong to the National Medical Stores. Police alleges that, Alex Gumisiriza an accountant attached to the Global Fund Programme forged paper work on how the funds […]

Those calling me corrupt are idiots” Amama Mbabazi

The Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has blasted whoever is calling him corrupt saying such people are idiots. Mbabazi who had come to present a self defence before the Parliamentary ad hoc committee on the regularization of the oil sector says many people have branded him corrupt whereas he is not. The Prime minister […]

Judge, MP named in NFA fraudulent US $1.9 Million deal

Former NFA lawyer Molly Karuhanga has named three senior personalities in the controversial award US$1.9m to a local company Beachside Development Ltd. Appearing before the public accounts committee (Pac) chaired by Maxwell Akora (Maruzi), Karuhanga who even shed tears before the committee as she tried to defend herself on the controversial payment named west budama […]

Uganda Motor care managers charged over CHOGM scandal

Two executives from Motorcare company appeared before anti –corruption court over charges of conniving with former vice president, Prof. Gilbert Bukenya to be awarded the contract of purchasing BMW motor vehicles which were used during CHOGM. The Chief Executive Officer Per Lundgren and the Finance director Klaus Karstensen together with Bukenya, have however denied the […]

Uganda Police named most corrupt institution

The Police have been named as the most corrupt government institution in Uganda. This is contained in the Annual Corruption report released today by the Inspectorate of Government in collaboration with the Economic policy research center of Makerere University. The report indicates that bribery within the force shot up to 79%, up from 53% in […]

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