Media Coverage

Igg should expose leaders’ illicit wealth
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 25 Aug 2020

That the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has said they are working on a new strategy to unmask public leaders who hide undeclared wealth behind their children’s names is more than welcome news. It is welcome because the country is bleeding from many fronts as a result of widespread ...

Leaders with unexplained wealth worry ig
Appeared in The New Vision on 25 Aug 2020

The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is concerned about the increasing cases of leaders who have lots of unexplained wealth but hide behind farming. He said the leaders have fronted farming as their source of wealth, with claims of being successful farmers. "On each occasion we hav...

Igg moves to unmask leaders hiding assets
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 24 Aug 2020

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has said they are working on a new strategy to expose public leaders who hide their undeclared wealth behind their children’s names. While meeting members of the new Leadership Code Tribunal on Friday, Mr George Bamugemereire, the deputy IGG, said...

Uganda law reform officials pay back shs205m
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 06 Jul 2020

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has recovered at least Shs205 million after a two-year investigation into alleged corruption against suspended top officials at Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC) The outgoing IGG, Justice Irene Mulyagonja, in a preliminary report issued on Janua...

Igg weighs in on bukalasa agriculture college land
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 06 Jun 2020

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has demanded the cancellation of land title certificates believed to have been erroneously issued on land belonging to Bukalasa Agriculture College without making reference to the original freehold titles. The land in question covering approximate...

Igg orders education to complete shs88b project
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 19 May 2020

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has ordered the Ministry of Education and Sports to complete the Dutch-funded project whose funds were allegedly misappropriated by some ministry officials in 2010. Between July 2008 and June 2010, the Netherlands gave 22 million Euros (about Shs8...

Igg to use public to track leaders' wealth
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 14 May 2020

The Inspector General of Government has said it will be using the public to assist it to track leaders’ wealth because they were finding it difficult to trace their informal and undocumented assets. “The IGG is implementing a new approach of engaging leaders to improve their cooperation i...

Whistleblower asks igg to probe dr. kasekende
Appeared in PML Daily on 05 Mar 2020

KAMPALA – A whistleblower has asked the Inspector General of Government (IGG) to conduct a fresh investigation into what he described as illicit wealth by former Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda Dr. Louis Kasekende. In a letter received by the office of the IGG on Monday, March 2, 2020, ti...

Equip igg, police to fight corruption
Appeared in The Observer on 04 Mar 2020

The ministry of Local Government and the Lt. Col Edith Nakalema-led State House Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) have launched an all-out war against the corrupt in the ministry. Over seven district officials have been interdicted and investigated for corruption. The worst impediment to the fig...

Igg wants govt nurses, teachers to declare wealth
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 03 Mar 2020

All civil servants from top to the lowest rank will be required to declare their wealth under the proposed amendments to the Leadership Code Act. The Inspectorate of Government said the proposed amendment is aimed at enhancing government fight against acquisition of illicit wealth by publ...