National
Civil Soceity calls for decisive action against corruption
Publish Date: Apr 16, 2014
Civil Soceity calls for decisive action against corruption
Former minister of finance Ezra Suruma (left) listens to the coordinator of Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group, Julius Mukunda, during the civil society pre-budget public dialogue at UMA. Photo/Francis Emorut
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Vision Reporter

Civil society organizations have called for decisive action on the theft of public funds if the country is to support its budget.
 
This plea was made during a pre-budget dialogue at UMA show ground that attracted members of the public, legislators in addition to manufacturers.
 
Mukunda Julius, senior program director for Forum for Women in Democracy notes that although many cases of corruption and bribery have been brought forward and the culprits punished, a proper procedure to recover the money that has been stolen has yet to be put in place.
 
 
He has also expressed his worry over the reduction of money allocated to the education sector noting that this is to continue affecting the quality of the country’s education. 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
US airstrikes target Al Shabaab leader
THE US State Department lists Godane as one of the world's eight top terror fugitives, with a $7-million reward for information on him...
MUK staff issue new deadline over unpaid arrears
THE Makerere University teaching and non-teaching staff have resolved to give the university administration until the end of September to clear their allowance arrears...
DP urges members to embrace census
THE Democratic Party (DP) has appealed to all its members to support and participate in the ongoing national population and housing census and backed efforts by government to undertake punitive measures...
Handover of second batch of Buganda titles delayed
THE handing over of another 82 land titles to Buganda Kingdom by the Government that was earlier scheduled to take place on Tuesday has been postponed...
NRM caucus on Kyankwanzi resolution deferred
AN NRM caucus feedback session from MPs'' consultations over the Kyankwanzi resolution endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as sole NRM candidate has been deferred...
Museveni calls for increased honey production
President Yoweri Museveni has called for increased honey production to meet the country’s production potential....
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter