EU donors freeze aid to Uganda over corruption
More Western donors are freezing aid to Uganda after a scam in which $13-million of donor funds was embezzled by the office of the prime minister.
The aid freeze is the kind of action long demanded by transparency campaigners who charge that the money oils a corrupt system. The donors are giving Uganda until April 2013 to pay back all the lost money, investigate the scandal, and take action against all the suspects. Read more…
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