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UGANDA: Top OPM officials to face Anti-corruption Court

AFRICA, UGANDA
Four top officials in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), accused of fraudulent practices in connection with the procurement of relief food to people affected by Covid-19 lockdown, have been sent to the Anti-Corruption Court for trial. The officials include permanent secretary Christine Guwatudde, undersecretary and accounting officer Joel Wanjala, commissioner disaster preparedness and head of the Covid-19 taskforce Martin Owor, and Fred Lutimba, the assistant commissioner in-charge of procurement. The Grade One Magistrate at Buganda Road Court, Ms Doreen Olga Karungi, yesterday directed that the case file be transferred to the Kololo-based Anti-Corruption Court for trial. Reason for the transfer“There is a specialised court to handle these matters. So this case file is here...

UGANDA: Anti-Corruption court summons singer Jose Chameleone over tax evasion.

Entertainment, UGANDA
Embattled artist, Joseph Mayanja also known as Jose Chameleone has been summoned by the Anti-Corruption court, over failure to clear import duty tax worth Shs 137 million. The summon was issued by the Anti-Corruption court chief magistrate Pamela Lamunu Ocaya on Tuesday, asking Chameleone to appear at the Kololo based court on July, 30,2020 following prosecution. “You are hereby commanded by the Uganda Government to appear in the Anti-Corruption Court at Kololo on the 30th day of July 2020 at 9:00am or so soon thereafter as the case can be heard,” the summon reads. According to the charge sheet that has been accessed by Nile Post, the ‘Baliwa’ singer is charged with two counts: being in possession of uncustomed goods contrary to the section 200 (d) (iii) of the East African Commu...
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