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Education officials face prosecution over shs96m
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 14 Nov 2017

JINJA. Thirteen senior government officials, mainly from the Ministry of Education, face prosecution after a 60-day notice to refund more than Shs96 million expired on November 4.

According to correspondence from the Inspectorate of Government, the officials include Dr Rose Nassali Lukwag...


Igg quizzes minister lokeris over chinese cash
Appeared in Red Pepper on 13 Nov 2017

The Minister of State for Mineral Development and MP Chekwii County responded to IG summons last week and answered questions on allegations of influence peddling and misuse of office regarding a government project undertaken in 2013, Moroto-Nakapiripirit road.

Events of 5 years ago surfac...


Igg summons museveni minister over chinese cash
Appeared in Red Pepper on 08 Nov 2017

Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Mineral Development is set to be grilled by the Inspectorate of Government (IG) to explain how his sons got a mining licence which they used to extract billions of shillings from Chinese investors.

The summons require the minister to appear at the ...


Igg asks countries to embrace technology
Appeared in Nile Post on 03 Nov 2017

At a time when countries from the Great Lakes region are struggling to curb corruption in public procurement, the Inspector General of Government, Irene Mulyagonja, has called for investment in technology and reduce the manual handling of bids.

Mulyagonja made the remarks at a meeting of ...


Put tougher sanctions on conflict of interest-igg
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 03 Nov 2017

The Inspector General of Government, Ms Irene Mulyagonja, has called for tougher regulations on conflict of interest, which she described as the “mother and father” of corruption in Uganda.

Speaking at the 10th East African Procurement Forum in Kampala yesterday, Mulyagonja said the curr...


Igg hires 31 csos to monitor programmes
Appeared in The New Vision on 31 Oct 2017

The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 31 civil society organisations (CSOs) in Acholi, Lango and West Nile regions.

This is meant to implement citizen engagement under Northern Uganda Social Action Fund phase three (NUSAF3).

The MO...


Igg probes nita bosses at otafiire backs utl
Appeared in Red Pepper on 31 Oct 2017

The top management of National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) yesterday released a panicky statement abruptly reducing the price of internet (mbps) from $190 to $70, and according to the executive director, James Saka, this takes immediate effect.

Red Pepper has reliably confir...


Igg warns against manipulation of bidding process
Appeared in The New Vision on 26 Oct 2017

The Inspector General of Government has said politicians, officials in Government institutions and suppliers are conniving to manipulate the procurement processes for selfish gain.

Ms Irene Mulyagonja said the processes get violated in many ways, including tendering of forged documents an...


Igg kicks off probe into bou director's wealth
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 20 Oct 2017

The Inspectorate of Government has started investigating Bank of Uganda’s Director for Supervision, Justine Bagyenda, on allegations that she accumulated wealth and concealed properties from the Ombudsman in contravention of the Leadership Code Act, 2002.

Daily Monitor understands that Dr...


Katosi scam: byandala, co-accused have case to ans
Appeared in The New Vision on 03 Oct 2017

The sh24.7b was meant for to upgrade the 72km Mukono-Katosi road from gravel to bitumen standard.

Today, the IGG’s Director of Legal Affairs Sarah Birungi asked the Anti-Corruption Court to compel the accused to defend themselves on allegations of corruption, theft and causing financial l...