Category Archives: Governance

Minister for ethics and integrity lashes out at judiciary over corruption

The minister for ethics and integrity Fr. Simon Lokodo has lashed at the judiciary saying it is fueling corruption in the country. “I’m not very comfortable with the work of the judiciary. On a couple of incidents, I have been let down, they almost make me believe what people say that in receiving justice you […]

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Illegal logging threatens Ibambaro forest

  KYENJOJO- Ibambaro Central Forest Reserve in Kyenjojo District is under threat of extinction given the high number of encroachers, a team led by National Forest Authority (NFA), security and civil society leaders has observed. The team on Monday visited the forest and noted that the rate of encroachment was high and threatens the forest. […]

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FOREST BASED COMMUNITY MONITORING SYSTEM ENHANCED

Rwenzori Anti corruption Coalition (RAC) in partnership with other Development partners (ACCU, CARE and JESE) has equipped community based monitors with Smart phones to enable them report any illegal activity in Kyenjojo district forestry sector. Community based monitors are Volunteers from the community who report and make follow up on quality of service delivery and […]

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Deepening democratic governance in forests and Natural resources sector

The controversial land of Butebe Forest reserve Butebe Forest Reserve is situated in Karambi Sub-County, Kabarole District. It covers20 acres (8 hectares) of land, it was gazette as a local Forest Reserve by Legal Notice No. 53 of 1953, and the forest was in 1967 declared as a Central Government Forest Reserve by the Declaration […]

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Fort portal Municipality Mp argues public not to give up on fighting corruption

Fort portal Municipality Member of Parliament and RAC Patron Hon. Alex Ruhunda has argued RAC monitors and the public not to give on fighting corruption because this struggle is similar to one of going to heaven where Christian believes that there is a day for judgment. He added that all citizens have an obligation to […]

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