The 6 billion shilling shame

A Commission set up by the Ugandan government in 2009 to inquire into mismanagement of funds in the education sector has itself been disbanded for wastage of public money. The Commission of Inquiry was tasked to investigate ‘ghost’ pupils and teachers, the efficiency of the capitation grant system, and the process of distributing Universal Primary Education funds. Three years and Shs 6 billion later, the Commission has failed to produce even one report, despite the original six month time frame for the findings to be presented. Read more.

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