Browsing: Gov’t Of Uganda

Busted: How ‘Corrupt’ Ugandan Foreign Affairs Ministry Senior Officials, Envoy Defrauded Over Shs3bn From Equatorial Guinea In Dubious House Sale Deal

The Ugandan Foreign Affairs Ministry is on the spot after some of it’s senior officials got involved in a dubious house deal. The property in question is a residential building on Plot No. 31 Mackenzie Vale in Kololo which was recently “purchased” by the Government of Equatorial Guinea to house its Embassy in Kampala. In…

Devastated Nurses, Midwives Layoff Tools Over Unfulfilled Gov’t Promises Ahead Of Museveni Inauguration

Nurses and midwives leaders across the country under their umbrella body, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union have threatened to lay down their tools over government’s failure to fulfill various promises. Among other issues, they say government has failed to fulfil its promise of increasing their lunch allowances from Shs 2200 to Shs15000 per day.…

Atleast UGX311 Billion Covid-19 Funds Mismanaged – Auditor General

The Auditor General has revealed that there was financial indiscipline in the utilisation of shs311 billion disbursed to Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs) and districts for Covid-19 interventions. Section 25(1) of the Public Finance Management Act provides that government may approve a supplementary budget up to 3 per cent of appropriated budget but must seek retrospective…

Bobi Wine Petitions UN Human Rights Commission Over Continued Abductions, Murder Of His Supporters

National Unity Platform-NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Alias Bobi Wine has petitioned the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights over the continued abduction and torture of his supporters. Speaking to reporters at the party headquarters in Kamwokya a Kampala suburb, following the withdrawal of police who had locked out NUP personnel and supporters since…

Min. Kutesa Fires Back After Proposed EU Sanctions, Denies Human Rights Violations

Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kutesa has responded back to European Union (EU) Parliament on proposed sanctions against government officials. Last week, the EU Parliament recommended sanctions against Ugandan individuals and organisations they claim are responsible for human rights violations during the recent general election, which it said wasn’t democratic and transparent. The EU…

Tears As EC Disqualifies NUP Candidate From Central Youth Elections

The Uganda Electoral Commission has disqualified the National Unity Platform-NUP central youth parliamentary candidate from the ongoing elections at the National Teacher’s College in Mubende district. The Central and Southern Region Regional Elections Officer, Robert Baine, said the NUP candidate, Moses Kasule used a voter outside the Electoral College to back his candidature. Kasule’s troubles…

Shame As Govt Asks External Labour Recruitment Companies to Fund Uganda Embassy in Saudi to Handle Distressed Migrant Workers

Anger is boiling up among the external recruitment agencies in Uganda after the government asked them to help fund the cash trapped Uganda Embassy in Saudi Arabia to help handle the distressed migrant workers. According to Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) Chairman Baker Akantambira, the Ugandan Embassy in Saudi Arabia has run out…

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