8 Dec 2016 to 28 Feb 2017

The theme for this year’s anti-corruption campaign is “Reject & Report Corruption, It is your Responsibility”. In Apac, the event was held on 8th Dec 2016, at the Mayors’ Garden and attended by close to three thousand people. The event...

8 Dec 2016

On 2nd December 2016, the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) released a formal statement regarding the clashes that took place on sunday 27th November 2016 in Kasese District in the Rwenzori region.  Follow this link for details of the statement....

14 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

On October 7, 2016, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) held its 9th Annual rule of law Symposium under the theme “Access to Justice and the State of the Rule of law in Uganda”. The Symposium was held to initiate dialogue among members of the legal fraternity and...

17 Oct 2016

In commemoration of the 14th World Day against the Death Penalty on October 10th 2016, Foundation for Human Rights Initiative has applauded steps taken towards abolition of the death Penalty.

Speaking at the...

31 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

“During my short tenure in this Ministry, I have come to realize that land is the bedrock of our economy. The elite class prefers not to bank their money but to invest it in land, even proceeds from corruption end up invested in land and property”. This was the opening...

3 Nov 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

Corruption is endemic in Uganda’s judiciary is stale news. The East African Bribery Index (2014) singled out the judiciary as one of the most corrupt institutions with the prevalence of bribery standing at 27.9% in 2013, which increased to 39.8% in 2014. In addition, the IG...

11 Oct 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

On September 30th, the DGF Board paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda. The DGF Board was represented by Dónal Cronin, DGF Board Chair and Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda, Susan Eckey, the Ambassadors of Norway, Mogens...

19 Sep 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

The February 2016 general elections ended with the National Resistance Army (NRM) taking up its fifth elective term of office. Soon after the elections, President Yoweri Museveni declared the term a no nonsense term, giving it the slagon “Kisanja hakuna muchezo”, emphasizing...

11 Oct 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

The fifth annual Mineral Wealth Conference (MWC) organized under the theme “Attracting exploration investment to Uganda’s Mineral Sector to realize its full potential”, was convened by the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) in collaboration with the Ministry of...

9 Aug 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On 26th July 2016, H.E Mogens Pedersen, DGF Board member and the Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda paid an informal visit to Teso Anti-corruption Coalition (TAC), a DGF Local Accountability Partner that operates in Teso Region. The Ambassador held various discussions...

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