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UN NOT SUSPECTING UGANDA ON REFUGEES SCAM; UNHCR TO VERIFY NUMBERS NEXT MONTH

UN NOT SUSPECTING UGANDA ON REFUGEES SCAM; UNHCR TO VERIFY NUMBERS NEXT MONTH

KAMPALA-- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) has said it does not suspect that officials in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) inflated the numbers of refugees.

But the UN and its …

Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017

Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to appear at the bottom of Transparency International's annual index, with the violent, chaotic East African nation of Somalia maintaining its 12-year streak as the lowest rated nation on the chart that …

MPs accuse Muhakanizi of meddling in investigations

MPs accuse Muhakanizi of meddling in investigations

Legislators have lashed out at the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, Keith Muhakanizi, accusing him of intimidating Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over the inquiry into the mismanagement …

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has summoned eight companies that were contracted under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) programme to supply farm inputs to farmers worth UShs 3.9 billion.…

Otafiire wants Luzira prison relocated

Otafiire wants Luzira prison relocated

Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire has proposed that new prisons facilities be constructed to decongest Luzira Maximum Security Prison.

Otafiire, while meeting MPs in the Committee on Human Rights, said …

Patients’ Rights Bill to be tabled – Speaker

Patients’ Rights Bill to be tabled – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, says that the Patients' Rights and Responsibilities Bill will soon be tabled before Parliament for First Reading.

Kadaga who was presiding over the opening of the annual Parliament Health …