An internal United Nation probe has found that the wasted millions in donor funds was due to overpaying for goods and services, awarding major contracts improperly, and failing to avoid fraud, corruption, and waste. Uganda hosts over a million refugees mostly from South Sudan.
Audit Finds UN Refugee Agency Critically Mismanaged Donor Funds
IRIN, 28 November 2018
Geneva, 28 November 2018 - The UN's refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda in 2017, overpaying for goods and services, awarding major contracts improperly, and… Read more »
Refugees prepare a meal in Pagirinya Settlement in Adjumani District recently (file photo).
Govt Accuses NGOs of Hijacking Refugee Funds
Monitor, 9 November 2018
The government has accused international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) of hijacking donor funds raised from hosting the refugee solidarity summit in Kampala in June 2017. Read more »
Uganda's government insists there are reasonable explanations for the alleged inflation of refugee numbers despite preliminary findings revealing significant disparities. The ... Read more »
Reports of the mismanagement of refugee funds in the Office of the Prime Minister have made their way in the Ugandan parliament. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked for a motion that ... Read more »
The UN has told the Ugandan government that there is "no space for corruption" and demanded an investigation into an alleged scam around refugee funding that includes creating ... Read more »
A team of investigators of the World Food Programme, the United Nations body responsible for distributing food relief, have arrived in the country to investigate allegations of ... Read more »
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