A scam in which up to $13 million in donor money was embezzled in the office of Uganda’s prime minister has prompted several European donors to freeze aid to Uganda, the kind of action long demanded by transparency campaigners who charge that the money encourages a corrupt system. In its new corruption survey, published Wednesday, Transparency International ranks Uganda at 130 out of 176 countries.
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