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23:56
23:56

URA Commissioner General Pledges to Uproot Corruption revenue 2 1

The commitment came after committee members tasked Musinguzi on how he is dealing with the highly connected and sophisticated theft and corruption in URA. A number of them said that the Authority was failing to perform due to high levels of corruption.
15:40
15:40

IMF Sets Tough Terms For Emergence Loan to Uganda corruption 1

In a Zoom discussion with business reporters on Thursday, Maria Clara, the IMF country director for Uganda, said Kampala had promised to spend the money prudently but the Fund put conditions for its use. Corruption is still a prominent feature in Uganda, explaining why donors want to keenly see where their funds are spent.
18:11
18:11

Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
10:50
10:50

LCI Chairperson Arrested for Encroaching on Public Land in Jinja district 2

The land that belongs to Jinja municipal council is said to have been illegally awarded to Thummar Joy Maganlal Patel without following the rightful procedures. According to Sakwa, Thummar used the influence of leaders to forge district land board minutes which he used to apply for a freehold title on the land.
11:56
11:56

Busoga North Regional Traffic Officer Accused of Misconduct corruption 2 1

Bagiire says that a number of taxi drivers within Kamuli and Buyende districts have lodged complaints against Tweheyo whom they accuse of abetting corruption and manhandling them during arrests.
16:24
16:24

Museveni to Investors: Don't Give Bribes to Gov't Officials president museveni 3 1

Museveni told Chinese investors in the country to report bureaucrats who ask for bribes to Chinese ambassador in Uganda who can in-turn tip the president to deal with bribe them.
14:11
14:11

Kiburara Prison Workshop Limping ibanda 1

The workshop meant for equipping prisoners with various skills at Kiburara Prison in Ibanda District is struggling to operate. The prisons workshop is responsible for making crafts, chairs, wooden trays, and metallic suit cases among others.
15:36
15:36

Rugunda Tips Procurement Regulators on Using Technology to Fight Corruption 6 1

Public procurement regulators in East Africa have been urged to embrace new technologies of procurement and financial transactions in order to curb corruption in the sector.
19:53
19:53

Otafiire Named In Jinja Land Grabbing Saga land titles 2 1 Top story

Otafiire, while serving as Minister of Trade, Tourism and Industry allegedly initiated the idea of granting a letter of no objection to Birus Properties, a company owned by Simpson Birungi, the Proprietor of Movit Products.
18:53
18:53

African Civil Society Meet in Uganda Over Illicit Financial Flows tax evasion 2

Civil society organizations from several African countries are meeting in Uganda to lay strategies on how to combat illicit financial flows
07:29
07:29

Police Implicated in Theft of RCC Road Construction Materials road works 2

According to sources in RCC, the company loses at least 2,000 liters of fuel and other construction materials like cement and iron bars daily.
16:51
16:51

Gulu Vendors Given 2 Weeks to Account for Presidential Initiate Funds market vendors 1

In Gulu, the intended beneficiaries have accused the executive of selective distribution of loans from what is supposed to be a revolving fund. Several other vendors had complained that the actual members of the association had been left out leading to failures in meeting the objective of the initiative.
12:51
12:51

UMEME Denies Bribery Claims uganda people 2

By mid last week, the committee had hit a snag with Paul Kato, the officer in charge of investigations claiming that CCTV footage from Protea Hotel – the alleged venue where bribes were dished out was missing.
08:58
08:58

Kabale Town Clerk Arrested over UGX 283M Road Money abuse of office 1 Top story

Augustine Rukiika Bujara, the Kabale Municipality town clerk, has been arrested by Police for misuse of office. Bujara was arrested on Thursday afternoon by Police. He is accused of diverting money meant for road construction.
17:33
17:33

Kyambadde Calls for Zero Tolerance to Corruption at UNBS bribes 3

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has issued a stern warning to inspection officials at the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) , against taking bribes that hinder control of sub-standard goods entering the market.
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