Media Coverage

Kamya to crack down on absentee civil servants
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 22 Aug 2021

The new Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Beti Kamya, has vowed to continue fighting corruption, and warned civil servants against absenteeism. Ms Kamya told Daily Monitor shortly after the House vetting committee cleared her on Friday, that she would work with the team at the I...

Igg issues ultimatum on wealth declaration
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 30 Jul 2021

The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has given all newly elected leaders 17 days to declare their wealth as per the Leadership Code Act, 2002. The outgoing deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Mariam Wangadya, asked leaders in public offices to declare their wealth using the on...

Govt committed to deal with all corrupt leaders
Appeared in The New Vision on 30 Jul 2021

The government will deal with all errant leaders and public officers who have continued to misuse government funds and failed to deliver services to the citizens, Vice President Jessica Alupo, has said. Alupo said the government has embarked on fighting corruption in this term because the...

Kamya doesn’t have to be an advocate to be igg
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 21 Jul 2021

On July 15, President Museveni appointed among other officers seasoned politician cum administrator Beti Kamya as the sixth Inspector General of Government (IGG) of Uganda. Her appointment caused an uproar. The cause being the misconceived and or mistaken belief that the IGG must be an ...

Public officers have up to august 7 to declare
Appeared in The New Vision on 01 Jul 2021

The government has given public officers who have not yet declared their wealth up to August 7 to do so. According to the Inspectorate of Government, which is the office responsible for ensuring compliance, it will not be possible to carry out the mandatory activity after August 7, despit...

Over 4,000 govt officials did not declare wealth
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 08 Jun 2021

The outgoing Ethics and Integrity Minister, Rev Father Simon Lokodo has said over ''4,000 government officials refused to declare their wealth to the Inspector General of Government (IGG).'' "All public officers are mandated to declare their assets,’’ he remarked at the weekend- during a ...

Igg investigates ubos over sh2b ‘ghost’ activities
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 17 May 2021

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) is investigating top officials at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) over alleged fraud of more than Shs2b spent in ghost activities. Dr Chris Mukiza, the Ubos executive director, yesterday declined to discuss the matter, referring all inqui...

Graft: lokodo roots for more funding
Appeared in The New Vision on 26 Mar 2021

The state minister for ethics and integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo has called for more funding towards the anti-corruption agencies if the country is to tackle corruption. Lokodo made the call while launching the Fourth National Integrity Survey Report, which ranked the police as the topmost g...

Bobi wine asked to declare armored car or lose it
Appeared in Nile Post on 25 Mar 2021

The Inspector-General of Government (IGG) has said that National Unity Platform (NUP) principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine risks losing his newly acquired bulletproof car should he fail to declare it to the government in the coming 35 days. Beginning next month, the IGG wi...

Ibanda treasurer arrested over embezzlement
Appeared in The New Vision on 25 Mar 2021

The regional Inspectorate of government (IG) has arrested senior finance officer and Treasurer Igorora town council in Ibanda district, Ezra Nimusiima for allegedly embezzling town council’s local revenue. According to IG regional manager, Mr Fredrick Oketch Nimusiima collected Shs 28.9 m...