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Corruption in IGG’s office attributed to failing system and human error

IGG Irene Mulyagonja

By Juliet Nalwooga. The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has attributed the alleged corruption in her office to human error and a failing system. A group of the Inspectorate’s unidentified staff recently petitioned the Statehouse Anti-corruption Unit headed by Lt. Col Edith Nakalema seeking an investigating into corruption claims. Speaking after the launch of an assessment report on the implementation of the Justice Law and Order Sector Anti-Corruption Strategy of 2012, Irene Mulyagonja noted that they are operating in an already corrupt system.

Sudan’s deposed president Bashir reportedly moved to prison

Sudan’s deposed president Omar al-Bashir has reportedly been moved to Kobar maximum security prison in the capital Khartoum where he is being held in confinement. According to Reuter’s News Agency, since his removal by the military last Thursday, Bashir had been detained under heavy guard in the presidential residence inside the compound that also houses the Defense Ministry. The military ousted Bashir after weeks of protests against his regime that culminated in a sit-in outside the Defense Ministry compound that began on April 6th. Protests are still going on despite his removal, with calls for civilian and not military rule. Related Stories… Uganda ready to offer asylum to Bashir – Oryem Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir ousted and arrested by the …

Uganda to tap into new Bombadier technology – Plane maker President

By Moses Kyeyune. Uganda is one of the pioneer beneficiaries for the latest technology introduced to the CRJ 900 Bombarder planes, Plane maker President Fred Cromer has said. President Cromer made the announcement at the official handover of two planes at the Company’s home in Quebec, Canada. According to Cromer, the CRJ 900 Bombardier has been fitted with a New atmosphere cabin, that sets new standards for passenger comfort and experience in the regional jet market. The revival of the national airline, Uganda Airlines, comes in the face of government’s rigorous efforts to boost tourism and local industrial markets, as well as regional competitiveness. Related Stories… Works Minister invites investors to Uganda

Man charged for infecting a five year with Aids

By Ruth Anderah. A man living with HIV has been charged and further remanded to Luzira prison where he has been since 2016 for allegedly defiling a five year old girl. Paul Tebajabumu has appeared before High court judge Flavia Anglin Senoga who read the charge of aggravated defilement to him and denied the same. Prosecution led by Annet Namatovu states that on March 7th 2016 at Mayinja zone in Kawempe division Kampala district, the accused defiled a five year old girl well knowing that he was HIV positive. Justice Senoga has now set the May 13th 2019 to start hearing the matter.

Works Minister invites investors to Uganda

By Moses Kyeyune. Works and Transport Minister, Monica Ntege Azuba has asked players in the Western market to come and tap into lucrative investment opportunities in Uganda. MrsNtege was last evening addressing a gathering of a section of the business community in Quebec, Canada at the sidelines of the official handover of Bombardier aircrafts purchased by Uganda. The minister asked the investors to come and witness the country’s rich soils as well as flora and fauna. One of the key drivers for the restoration of the national airline, is to boost tourism while tapping into global markets. Related Stories…………. Uganda has made the best choice in Bombardier, says Plane maker   Eight days to the Grand touch down of Uganda …