Media Coverage

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...


Understaffing is hindering our fight against graft
Appeared in The New Vision on 19 Jun 2019

KAMPALA - The fight against corruption in Uganda has become a complex battle. Even with a myriad of solutions and agencies put forward to combat it, the vice has adamantly hooked itself into the Ugandan social, political and economic system.

According to Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the Ant...


Igg cracks whip on corrupt police officers
Appeared in The New Vision on 08 Jun 2019

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has summoned and questioned 37 Police officers over cases relating to corruption, abuse of office among others, Saturday Vision has learnt.

IGG spokesperson Ali Munira confirmed they had summoned the officers and some of them had responded and rec...


Igg hosts muslims for iftar dinner
Appeared in The New Vision on 03 Jun 2019

The Inspectorate of Government has hosted Muslims for the annual Iftar Dinner at the Jubilee Insurance Center Complex.

The Iftar dinner was held on Friday, May 31, 2019, during which Muslims, the IGG staff and invited guests were treated to a special meal and refreshments.

The I...


Igg clears former uia boss
Appeared in The New Vision on 23 May 2019

The Inspectorate of Government has exonerated former executive director of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Jolly Kaguhangire, over allegations including fraud and abuse of office.

In a report early this month, the Inspectorate said it did not find evidence backing allegations of misuse ...


Igg probes sh5b tea project in nebbi, zombo
Appeared in The New Vision on 15 May 2019

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has launched investigations into a tea project worth sh5b in Nebbi and Zombo districts.

According to a source, Inspectorate of Government investigators were shocked by the level of corruption among those handling the tea project.

The sourc...