Our Parliament 10: Corruption Fight (Audio- English19min)

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Our Parliament: Corruption Fight

The Anti-Corruption Act defines corruption as the acceptance by a public official of money, favour or gifts in exchange for the performance of his duty or neglect of duty. This also includes diverting funds from their intended purposes. Transparency International an international body that tracks corruption trends around the world, in a recent report found Uganda to be the most corrupt country in the East African Community. In conclusion the report identified the lack of political will to fight corruption and the low salaries paid to civil servants as decisive factors in the spread of corruption. This begs the question is the government doing enough to address corruption?

Our Parliament : Corruption Fight

 

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