URA, IGG partner to fight corruption

By Stephen Otage sotage@ug.nationmedia.com The Inspector General of Government (IGG) Justice Irene Mulyagonja has asked the public to report suspicious assets owned by public servants so they can be investigated and action taken on them. Speaking at a signing ceremony for a new collaboration between her office and Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Ms Mulyagonja has said …

Poverty levels increase in Uganda

By Ssebuliba Samuel. The proportion of people leaving in absolute poverty has increased to 21.4% in the year 2016-2017 from 19% in the year 2012-2013 incept in  northern Uganda were poverty declined from 43.7% to 32.5% in the same period . While these results that were compiled in the year 2016/17, the executive director Uganda …

Uganda Police Force budget shortfall a threat to the authority’s function

The Uganda Police Force has decried a budget shortfall of 721 billion shillings, saying that it is a threat to the authority’s function. According to the 2018/19 Budget Framework Paper, the Force was allocated 514.7 billion shillings out of the required 1.2 trillion. Among the underfunded activities, KFM has established that the institution requires 71.7 billion for …

Former Jinja Woman MP Ruth Owagage is dead

By Stephene Otage Former Jinja Woman Member of Parliament Ruth Owagage is dead Relatives say Owagage died last night between hospitals in Jinja as they struggled to find a health facility with oxygen to resuscitate her. The former MP’s daughter, Sylvia Kyansuti who was with her until she breathed her last, said her mother who …