|Cooperation is key to combating corruption, says Ombudsman|
Appeared in , on 07/12/2015
|Appeared in NewTimes on 4th December 2015
Members of the Private Sector Federation (PSF) have been urged to work together in cooperatives in order to step up efforts to combat corruption within their areas of work.
The statement was made by the Chief Ombudsman, Aloysie Cyanzayire, while officiating at an anti-corruption event in Kigali yesterday.
“I want to encourage members of the Private Sector Federation to work together in (...) Read More|
|EDITORIAL: Anti-graft campaign needs collective action |
Appeared in , on 07/12/2015
|Appeared in The NewTimes on 7th December 2015
The Office of the Ombudsman is presently leading a week-long nationwide campaign against corruption ahead of this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day, which falls on Wednesday, December 9.
The Office has dispatched teams across the country to meet and engage with different stakeholders in the war on corruption, among them businesses, civil society, and central and local government (...) Read More|
|Ombudsman warns of new bribery tricks|
Appeared in , on 15/01/2016
|Appeared in the Newtimes of January 15, 201
Ombudsman Aloysie Cyanzayire has warned of increasing cases of sophisticated tricks of bribery by some public servants.
Appearing before a committee of senators, yesterday, Cyanzayire said some crafty public servants take bribes from members of the public through mobile money in return for services that are meant to be free.
“We have seen cases where some public servants, aware of ongoing court (...) Read More|
|Corruption: Ombudsman cautions private sector|
Appeared in , on 27/01/2016
|The Ombudsman has vowed to crack down on businesses that connive with public servants to fraudulently win contracts.
Aloysie Cyanzayire sounded the warning while officiating at a half-day anti-corruption workshop in Kigali, yesterday.
It was jointly organised by the Office of the Ombudsman and the Switzerland-based Basel Institute, under the theme, “Public-private collaboration to prevent corruption.”
Cyanzayire said that even though Rwanda (...) Read More|
|Ombudsman outlines plans to intensify corruption fight|
Appeared in , on 22/02/2016
|Appeared on February 22, 2016
Following last month’s report by Transparency International, which ranked Rwanda as the fourth least corrupt country in Africa, The New Times’ Eugene Kwibuka spoke to the country’s Chief Ombudsman Aloysie Cyanzayire to make sense of current efforts against corruption.
She says Rwanda can do more to fight corruption, starting by educating those who are still young about its evils and involving everyone in the (...) Read More|
|Appeared in the Newtimes on August 25,...|
Appeared in , on 01/09/2016
|Appeared in the Newtimes on August 25, 2016
The Office of the Ombudsman has launched a nine-day countrywide campaign to sensitise the public against corruption.
The campaign will see 2,052 representatives of local institutions, cooperatives and associations countrywide sensitised on corruption.
The trainees include 350 commercial motorcyclists, 150 taxi drivers, 216 people from different institutions in charge of internal audits, (...) Read More|