Media Coverage

Igg orders rea staff to refund stolen money
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 26 Jul 2019

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has ordered officials from the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), the government entity tasked with the responsibility of extending access to electricity in rural areas, to refund more than Shs23m, which they were accused of embezzling.

The IGG a...


Airport deal: igg faults caa team
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 25 Jul 2019

A new report by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has faulted the management of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on the mismanagement of a multi-billion deal for the expansion of Entebbe International Airport.

The same IGG report has, however, cleared the former CAA Managing Directo...


Igg clears ex caa boss makuza
Appeared in The New Vision on 23 Jul 2019

KAMPALA - The Inspector-General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja has cleared the former managing director and accounting officer of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Dr. Rama Makuza, of any wrongdoing in the award of multi-billion contracts at the airport and alleged mismanagement of the...


Igg builds cell for corruption suspects
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 19 Jul 2019

Kampala. The Shs70b Inspectorate of Government (IG) towers, whose construction started yesterday, will have a detention facility for corrupt officials as a measure to improve investigations. The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Justice Irene Mulyagonja, said the holding cells would help t...


Ig breaks ground for ugx 69bn headquarters
Appeared in The Independent on 18 Jul 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the headquarters of the Inspectorate of Government-IG is finally set to begin. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony on plots 71-75 Yusuf Lule Road and Plots 24-26 Clement Hill, Kampala this morning, Rose N. Kafeero, the Permanent Secretary...


Igg arrests govt officials over illicit enrichment
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 09 Jul 2019

KAMPALA. A senior engineer in the Ministry of Works and a senior district official have been arrested on orders of the Inspector General of Government (IGG) over alleged fraud in connection with owning property disproportionate to their income.

Mr Umar Katongole, a principal engineer was ...


Works engineer held over sh6b illicit enrichment
Appeared in The New Vision on 09 Jul 2019

It is alleged that in 2015, Katongole was in possession of property valued at sh6.2b “which was disproportionate to his income, past known sources of income and assets.”

Eng. Umar Katongole, the principal engineer in the Ministry of Works and Transport, has been arrested on charges of ill...


2 senior govt officials remanded to luzira
Appeared in PML Daily on 09 Jul 2019

KAMPALA – Two senior government officials have been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison over illegitimate wealth.

Mr. Umar Katongole, a principal engineer in the Ministry of Works and Transport and Ms. Hawah Sengendo also known as Kawa Bitone, a Senior Community Development Officer in W...


Igg warns contractors against shoddy work
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 02 Jul 2019

Kampala- The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Justice Irene Mulyagonja, yesterday launched the construction of the Inspectorate’s offices but cautioned the contractor against doing shoddy work, which could lead to the termination of the contract.

The contract of the 15-storey IGG of...


Brace for hard times, igg tells nakalema
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 20 Jun 2019

Kampala. The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Irene Mulyagonja, has warned the State House Anti-Corruption Unit led by Lt Col Edith Nakalema to prepare for public accusations of bias and incompetence if they don’t investigate all the reported complaints.

The Ombudsman cautioned L...