Public Expenditure and Service Delivery

Bringing women on board…

“Educate a woman and you will have educated the nation…” Although the perpetrators of this axiom emphasized education, it ought to be extended to cover community education on corruption because for development to be realized, women have to be placed at the center point for all programs. Women play a central role in all circles – starting with the smallest unit, which is the family

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Public Expenditure and Service Delivery

Public Expenditure and Service Delivery

It is imperative to assess the performance of government programs geared towards meeting the needs and demands of the public. In the year under review, we undertook various Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS) and social audits, all aimed at addressing the existing gaps

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Expose cause action against corruption

Expose cause action against corruption

RAC’s media campaign for the past years has mostly been made up of talk shows, jingles and announcements on radio stations across the Rwenzori region. All these were done in the name of civic empowerment to resist and fight against corruption

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Corruption! A silent killer eating away Uganda’s economy

While ago, I came up with a write-up on corruption in the TRACK Magazine of The Rwenzori Anti-corruption Coalition giving some insight on my experience. My perception of this zing! I referred to corruption in simple terms as an element in oneself of dishonesty, fraud, sleaze, bribery, sordid, dirt, squalid, filth, etc… in as far […]

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RAC’s Heroic Intervention saves lives at Buhinga Referral hospital

Bribery is a vice that has been reported in various public institutions. Although its consequences are grave, it continues to thrive even in health facilities where people run to save their lives…. The memory of her son’s birth will forever linger on, for it brought her close to the gates of the grave, simply because […]

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Negligence or fate? Kobusinge’s death leaves many puzzled

On June 04, 2015, Grace Kobusinge – a 35 year old mother of three from Karago town council in Bukuku sub-county, Kabarole district passed on shortly after giving birth to a baby boy. The circumstances surrounding her death are two sides of the samecoin. According to the deceased’s family, the cause of her death was […]

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My daughter sat P7 three times consecutively, without getting PLE results due to cheating

Mr. Karugaba Joseph  a resident of Kyamahuli village, Kyakaigo parish, Harugongo Sub-county, about 40 kilometers from Fort portal town. He offered me a warm welcome to his home; I slowly began with a simple question. Is it true your daughter sat for PLE three times?“EgoKyamazima” (meaning YES its true).He nearly wept as he narrated to […]

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Exam cheating is also a form of corruption, this is why

In our Track News letter Issues 17  page 6 Examination malpractice entails numerous and seuplous practices most of which defy the rules and regulations governing any exam. The most common practice includes; 1. Getting external assistance from invigilators through coordinators who are usually bribed by school heads and teachers. 2. Teachers and examiners offering assistance to students […]

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