Uganda Recovers Embezzled Global Fund Money

The Ugandan government has retrieved 2.3 billion shillings (USD1 million) in misappropriated funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Sunday Vision reports. The funding had been deposited with the Ugandan central bank by individuals and institutions involved in the 2005 scam. The Kampala District, National Chamber of Commerce and Solicitor General’s Office are among the agencies that need to repay the stolen money.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.