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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 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...

Stolen katosi road money transferred to usa - igg
Appeared in The Observer on 13 May 2019

Part of the stolen Shs 25bn from the 2014 Katosi road scam has left the country and been transferred to the USA, the inspector general of government (IGG) Justice Irene Mulyagonja has revealed.

Mulyagonja told reporters at the closure of the five-day Commonwealth anti-corruption heads of...

Uganda hosts commonwealth anti-graft conference
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 04 May 2019

The Inspectorate of Government will tomorrow (Sunday) host the 9th Commonwealth Africa Anti- Corruption Centre (CAACC) or the Centre as it is commonly known.

The Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja on Thursday announced that the Anti-corruption chiefs will convene i...

Uganda hosts africa anti-corruption agencies
Appeared in The New Vision on 02 May 2019

WAKISO- Uganda is set to host delegates from the Commonwealth countries in Africa for the 9th Regional Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies.

The five-day meeting opens on May 6 at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort in Kigo under the theme: Time to Act: Prevent Corruption for Sust...

Obore fired from parliament after igg probe
Appeared in The Observer on 04 Apr 2019

The recruitment of Chris Ariko Obore as director of communication of public affairs at parliament was based on an illegality. This is contained in a March 5 termination letter to Obore by the clerk to parliament, Jane Kibirige.

She explains that this is part of the findings of the systema...

Igg mulyagonja speaks out on nakalema unit
Appeared in The New Vision on 03 Apr 2019

The anti-corruption unit led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema has spawned a stir since it was set up by President Yoweri Museveni in December last year.

Housed under State House, the unit has swooped on allegedly corrupt technocrats, especially in land department, making arrests – many times wi...

Govt ignoring recommendations, says igg
Appeared in PML Daily on 03 Apr 2019

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) Ms. Irene Mulyagonja has decried the continued ignoring of her recommendations among the Ministries, Departments and Agencies saying the vice is worsening in each financial year.

Ms. Mulyagonja’s frustrations were contained in the 2019/2020 Minist...