Aid Cuts Threaten Public Services in Uganda

Donors have withheld approximately U.S.$260 million in aid following allegations of corruption in the prime minister's office. The cuts could impact public service delivery as early as next year.

  • Uganda:  Aid Cuts Threaten Vital Public Services

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 17 December 2012

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in donor aid have been withheld from Uganda in recent months, threatening post-war rehabilitation in the northern region and key public investments ... read more »

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  • Uganda:  Japan Donates Sh863 Million

    The Independent, 19 December 2012

    Amidst donor cuts the Japanese government has donated 863m shillings to three grass roots projects in the health, education and sports sector in Uganda. read more »

  • Uganda:  Nation Needs Donors (opinion)

    New Vision, 19 December 2012

    Uganda is still one of the poorest countries in the world despite its remarkable annual economic growth. read more »

  • Uganda:  Former Prime Minister Regrets Office of The PM Scandal

    New Vision, 15 November 2012

    Former Prime Minister, Prof. Apolo Nsibambi has spoken out for the first time about the scam rocking the Office of the Prime Minister. read more »

  • Uganda:  Minister Appeals to Ugandans to Be Calm Over Corruption

    The Independent, 15 November 2012

    The minister for ethics Fr. Simon Lokodo says Uganda is currently besieged with very worrying allegations of grand corruption notably, the mismanagement of funds in the Office of ... read more »

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Uganda's ninth parliament: Finance Minister on donor cut and the budget.

  • Uganda:  World Bank to Assess Aid to Uganda

    The Independent, 15 November 2012

    With the continued amount of pressure from donors over the theft of over Shs20 billion from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) World Bank is considering slashing aid to the ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Religious Leaders Plead for Aid

    New Vision, 14 November 2012

    Religious leaders have asked donor countries not to withdraw aid from programmes affected by the recent corruption allegations in office of Prime's Minister (OPM) . read more »

  • Uganda:  Fraud Was Outright Theft, Minister Says

    New Vision, 14 November 2012

    Finance ministry permanent Chris Kassami has described the fraud in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) where billions of shillings were lost as outright theft. read more »

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