• Anti graft campaigners want a ceiling on campaign money

    Anti corruption campaigners are pushing for measures to fight graft in the Electoral Process proposing that a ceiling be put on the amount of money a candidates are allowed to use during the campaign process. They are concerned that many people who steal resources use the funds to run expensive

  • Railway workers down their tools

    Rift Valley Railway workers in Uganda are on strike accusing management of breaching agreements they signed in 2012 on enhancement of salaries and paying all workers being laid off under the companies program According to the General Secretary of the Uganda Railway workers union Victor Byemura the company has been

  • Parliaments approves 4.3 trillion vote on account funds

    Parliament  approves a 4.3 trillion Vote on Account funds to help government run its operations as it awaits appropriation and approval of the entire 2013-14 budget. This week, government was forced to withdraw a motion seeking a approval of 7 trillion after Finance State Minister in Charge of Privatization Aston

  • National anthem to be re-done

    Government partners with local artistes to re-do the national anthem in a move intended to boost it further and make it understandable by all Ugandans. The new project is spearheaded by the ministry of tourism in partnership with the local artistes led by Alex Mukulu. Tourism Minister Maria Mutagamba says

  • Magistrates courts full of graft-New report

    A new report authored by the Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda indicates there is wide spread corruption at the magistrates court across the country that has affected access to justice for most Ugandans. The four-month report titled ‘temples of injustice’ was conducted between December 2013 and March 2014 and unearthed corruption

  • Journalists barred from secret tapes trial

    Journalists are barred from covering the trial of Ronald Poteli a police officer accused of wrongful communication and leaking intelligence information to the public which was contrary to the Official Secrets Act. Poteli who is attached to the Electoral and Political crimes department of police had appeared before chief magistrate