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Corruption

The New York Times | U.S. Bribery Case Sheds Light on Mysterious Chinese Company

NY Times — Patrick Ho flew to New York in fall 2014. His intention, according to the Justice Department, was to bribe African officials on behalf of a private Chinese conglomerate with global ambitions and enormous wealth...


VOA News | US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes – Uganda’s Foreign Minister was Allegedly Paid USD 500,000

WASHINGTON — The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents.  Chi Ping Patrick Ho, Hong Kong’s former Home Secretary, and Cheikh Gadio, a one-time foreign m...



Bribery | Former Ugandan Minister Kabafunzaki Implicated by Political Assistant

The State minister for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki, was yesterday implicated by his own political assistant for having allegedly received a bribe of Shs5 million from Aya Group chairman Mohammad Hamid at the weekend. The implica...



BBC News | The Secret Bribes of Big Tobacco – BAT Pays Off Ugandan MP to Change Parliamentary Report

A BBC investigation has uncovered evidence of bribery at one of the UK’s biggest companies. Panorama found British American Tobacco (BAT) illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa. In this ...


The Observer | UNRA probe questions Shs 18bn compensation to Businessman Ntaganda

Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) awarded businessman Ephraim Ntaganda Shs 18bn in compensation for his 2.5 acres located in Lubigi wetland. The compensation, approved by the Ministry of Works and Transport includes; Shs 8...



Al Jazeera | Africa Investigates – Uganda’s Temples of Injustice – Inside a Corrupt Court Sytem

Africa Investigates goes undercover to expose corruption at the heart of Uganda’s judicial system. This Al Jazeera documentary is among those nominated for seven One World Media Awards ahead of Thursday’s awards ceremo...



Al Jazeera | Temples of Injustice – Inside Uganda’s Corrupt Judicial System

By Emmanuel Mutaizibwa — Out of 174 countries on the Global Corruption Perception Index, Uganda stands at 140th. Corruption pervades every pocket of our society. From the top echelons of business and politics to the every...


Daily Monitor | Uganda’s UGX 24 Billion Road Scam | Police question top UNRA officials

KAMPALA- Police were by yesterday still holding one of the Uganda National Roads Authority top officials in connection with the advance payment of Shs24.7 billion to US firm Eutaw, that was contracted to construct the Shs165bn ...



Press Release | Human Rights Watch | Uganda – Free Pass on High-Level Corruption

Large-Scale Graft Deprives Ugandans of Basic Rights — (Kampala) – The government of Uganda has failed to hold to account senior officials implicated in the theft and diversion of public funds, Human Rights Watch and Ya...


Special Report | The Uganda National ID Scandal

I woke up staring at the ceiling of a room that looked unfamiliar. The bed was higher and smaller than the one back home. A drip stand stood nearby and above my bed hung a machine that kept making a tit-tit sound. When a nurse ...



Opinion | High-Profile Corruption Scandals That Have Rocked Uganda Since 1986

IN SUMMARY Age-old vice. As the country grapples with increasing cases of corruption, where billions of shillings have been lost to mainly government the Sunday Monitor brings some of the most high-ranking cases of corruption s...



The Observer | Uganda’s IGG Speaks Out – Political Interference Favours The Big Thieves

It is almost half a year since Judge Irene Mulyagonja was appointed Inspector General of Government (IGG). Sulaiman Kakaire and Hussein Bogere interviewed Mulyagonja on her new job and the war on corruption. How do you find the...


The Inside Story | New Details Emerge Out of the The Pension Scam Saga – The Independent

CID takes hold of Shs 800bn worth of Oloka, Obey properties, over 256 land titles attached Early one morning last month, one Kenneth Tulomwe was arrested by police as he drove out of his gate in Muyenga in a brand new double ca...



BBC News | UK cuts aid to Ugandan government

The UK has announced it is cutting all aid to the Ugandan government after an investigation into corruption. The Ugandan auditor reported last month that millions of dollars had been transferred from Prime Minister Amama Mbabaz...



Reuters | The World Bank re-assesses Uganda aid after graft allegations

(Reuters) – The World Bank said on Wednesday it was reassessing its assistance to Uganda over corruption allegations, potentially adding more fiscal strain on the east African country reeling from aid cuts by four major E...




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