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For the 10th time, Rwanda will celebrate the international anti corruption day
Kigali, 23th November 2016: " Get involved, Report Corruption" is the theme of this year’s anti corruption which will be launched on 3rd December 2016. It is scheduled that a radio and TV will launch the long week campaign with the participation of the Ombudsman, spokesperson of Rwanda National Police, representative of Ministry of Local Government and the CEO of Private Sector Federation. The anti corruption week will be closed on 9th (...)  Read More
 
"Private and public collaboration is necessary so that the fight against corruption can be possible" Ombudsman
On 26th January 2016, Public servants and Public sector members discussed on Public-private collaboration to prevent corruption. The discussions were made in a half day workshop jointly organized by the Office of the Ombudsman , the Switzerland-based Basel Institute on governance and the Private Sector Federation. In her opening remarks, Mrs. Cyanzayire Aloysie, the Ombudsman stated that corruption cannot be successfully fought when (...)  Read More
 
List of shortlisted and not shortlisted candidates on 2 posts
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Recruitment at the Office of the Ombudsman (NEW)
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Rwanda improves the score by 5 and comes among the 5 least corrupt countries in Africa
KIgali, 27 January 2016 – 2015 showed that people working together can succeed in the battle against corruption. Although corruption is still rife globally, more countries improved their scores in the 2015 edition of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. Overall, two-thirds of the 168 countries on the 2015 index scored below 50, on a scale from 0 (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 100 (perceived to be very clean). “The (...)  Read More
 
Fighting corruption is not only for government institutions ” Deputy Ombudsman tells Eastern Province partners
“ Fighting corruption is not only for government institutions ” Deputy Ombudsman tells Eastern Province partners 07th December 2015, The Office of the Ombudsman continues its campaign as the anti corruption week is on its 6th day. Today, in the hall of the Eastern Province in Rwamagana District was held discussions on how different actors based in the Province can join hands in the fight against corruption. In her opening remarks, Deputy (...)  Read More
 
Privates Sector vows to join hands with the Office of the Ombudsman in the fight against corruption in procurement
3rd November 2015, The Office of the Ombudsman met with Private Sector Federation (PSF) members as vital partners in the fight against corruption. The event was organized as part of the anti corruption week which started on 29th November with a theme “ Fight Corruption for a sustainable development.” The Ombudsman urged private sector federation members to not giving their money to those who need to accumulate wealth in illegal ways “ Why (...)  Read More
 
Deadline to declare to the Office of the Ombudsman
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Gambian Minister of Justice commended the close relationship of the Office of the Ombudsman with other anti corruption institutions
KIGALI,02 October 2015, Hon. Mama Fatima Singhateh , Attorney General and Minister of Justice with two members of her delegation paid a courtesy call to the Ombudsman. The purpose of the visit is to learn from Rwanda’s experience in the fight against corruption since Gambia has initiated the process of establishing its Anti-Corruption Commission under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice as the implementing body. Gambia Minister of (...)  Read More
 
The Office of Ombudsman and partners discussed on ways to improve Courts judgement review process
On 8th May 2015 at Nobleza Hotel, the staff of the Office of the Ombudsman , representative of Supreme Court, Rwanda National Prosecution Authority, Rwanda Law Reform Commission, Rwanda National Resources Authority, Rwanda Bar Association. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss on ways to improve Courts judgement review process.  Read More
 
Anti Corruption Initiatives of the Office of the Ombudsman
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Deadline to declare assets to the Office of the Ombudsman
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"Before you ask the government what it can do for you, first of all what is your contribution?"said an anti corruption club member in youth anti corruption day
The Office of the Ombudsman organized an anti corruption week from 29th November till 9th December 2014. During the week, different activities were executed among which a day dedicated to youth was organised. Members of anti corruption clubs and District youth councils representatives were gathered at Nobleza Hotel where they debated on a topic: ’Unemployment, one of the causes of corruption in youth.". During the debate there were (...)  Read More
 
" Your institution is unique, you are inspiring Africa" Mr Wada Maman, Secretary General of Ti-Niger
On 24th February 2015, A delegation from Niger comprised of the members of the Niger high authority in charge of fighting corruption and related offences as well as "the members of association Nigerienne de lutte contre la corruption (ANLC-a Transparency International chapter in Niger) visited the Office of the Ombudsman. The purpose of the 6 day study tour was to learn from the Rwandan experience as a country which has been performing (...)  Read More
 
ANTI INJUSTICE DAY IN GATSIBO DISTRICT
On 5th February 2015, the authorities of the Office of the Ombudsman and staff from Preventing and Fighting injustice Unit were in all sectors of Gatsibo District in anti injustice day . The anti injustice day aims at sensitizing citizens on the evilness of corruption and injustice, ways to report and also injustice cases are solved. Some are solved on spot with the help of local leaders and citizens, others are taken to the Office of (...)  Read More
 
Merry Christmass and happy new year
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THE Office of the Ombudsman in 2014 Rwanda International Trade Fair
The Office of the Ombudsman of Rwanda is attending for the first time in Rwanda International trade fair which is taking place at Gikondo Expo Ground. The Rwanda International Trade Fair 2014 has been organized by the Private Sector Federation in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry and it attracted 329 exhibitors from fifteen countries including 78 foreign companies. Minister of Trade and Industry visiting the (...)  Read More
 
The Office of the Ombudsman in solving injustice cases in Nyagatare District
Monday 05th May 2014, The Office of the Ombudsman launched the anti injustice week in Nyagatare District. From 05th to 9th May 2014 the staff of the Office of the Ombudsman will be in Nyagatare District in different cells to receive complaints and solve them with the help of the citizens and local leaders. This program also aims at sensitizing citizens about their rights. Most of the complaints adressed to the Chief Ombudsman were (...)  Read More
 
“ Ndi Umunyarwanda is one of the coping strategies with Rwandan Problems” Prof Dusingizemungu Jean Pierre
On 14th March 2014, The staff of the Office of the Ombudsman , the Ombudsman and deputies Ombudsman gathered at Nobleza Hotel for the second time to learn and to discuss about the Rwandan home grown solution to build a united society after it was torn apart during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi “ Ndi Umunyarwanda program”. The program aims also at healing wounds left by the 1994 Genocide. In his presentation, President of (...)  Read More
 
The African Anti-corruption week was launched in Gisagara District.
O4 December 2013, The Government is committed to eradicating corruption and injustices, Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi has said.

“Our government attaches much importance to the fight against corruption,” he stated.
 
The Premier made the remarks on Wednesday while officiating at the launch of the national anti-corruption week, an annual exercise which focuses on educating and sensitising the public to actively become involved in (...)  Read More
 
Heads of Anti-corruption institutions reaffirmed their commitment and cooperation towards the prevention and combating of corruption in the East Africa region.
The Office of the Ombudsman hosted the 7th Annual General Meeting of East African Association of Anti­ Corruption Authorities (EAAACA) from 4th to 5th November 2013 at Hotel des Mille Collines. The theme for the meeting was “Strengthening Regional Cooperation against Corruption in East Africa". The Office also had a privilege of hosting the launch of the Asset Recovery Inter-agency Network for East Africa. In her opening remarks, MRS. (...)  Read More
 
Annual General meeting of EAAACA 4th-5th November 2013
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The Office of the Ombudsman deployed 35 observers in the parliamentary elections
The Office of the Ombudsman deployed 35 observers to all 30 districts of the country in the parliamentary elections, which were held from 16th to 18th September 2013. The Office of the Ombudsman observers’ mission was to assess and determine whether the elections are conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations governing elections in Rwanda. The staff of the Office of the Ombudsman observed the voting and counting processes at the (...)  Read More
 
Executive Secretary of Nyamasheke District tried to bribe an official at the Office of the Ombudsman
The Executive Secretary of Nyamasheke District in Western Province, Jean Pierre Ndagijimana, tried to bribe an official at the Office of the Ombudsman to cover up a false declaration of his wealth. According to Jean Pierre Nkurunziza, the spokesperson of the Office of the Ombudsman, the official was caught while bribing a staff of the office of the Ombudsman with Rwf 800,000 in a deal of Rwf 1.5million. The idea to bribe, he said, came (...)  Read More
 
“Rwanda is the least corrupt country in Africa” Global corruption barometer 2013
Rwanda keeps performing well in Africa according to the findings of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB), a worldwide public opinion survey on corruption done by Transparency International which was officially published on 09th July 2013. Basing on the percentages of respondents who reported having paid a bribe in the past year, Rwanda comes with a rate of 13% .87% of respondents indicated that government officials do not act in their (...)  Read More
 
EAC delegates say corruption impeding regional integration
EAC Partner states must adopt a comprehensive mechanism to uproot corruption in the region if the integration process is to be fully undertaken, participants at the East African Community conference on good governance have said. The two-day conference that is underway in Kigali has attracted regional government officials and experts. The meeting is being held under the theme: “Sustaining the fight against corruption to promote regional (...)  Read More
 
New Deputy Ombudsman Mr. Musangabatware Clément sworn in
Mr. Clément Musangwabatware sworn in as Deputy Ombudsman in charge of preventing and fighting corruption and other related offences in the ceremony held at Parliament on 7th June 2013. Mr. Musangabatware Clément replaces Mr. Nzindukiyimana Augustin who served as deputy Ombudsman for six years. Musangabatware Clément’s family with H.E President Paul Kagame In his remarks, His Excellency the President of the Republic welcomed new (...)  Read More
 
The staff of the Office of the Ombudsman were trained on service delivery
From 15th to 16th May 2013, the staff of the Office of the Ombudsman attended a two-day training on service delivery, assets recovery and forensic auditing Procurement”. In the closing ceremony of the training, Deputy Ombudsman in charge of preventing and fighting corruption and other related offences Mr. Musangabatware Clément called upon the staff of the Office of the Ombudsman to have the team spirit and to be innovative in their daily (...)  Read More
 
The staff of the office of the ombudsman to participate in volunteerism policy
On 19 th April 2013, on the invitation of the Office of the Ombudsman, The delegation from Itorero ry’Igihugu Task force headed by Mr. Rucagu Boniface visited the Office of the Ombudsman to explain the policy of volunteerism. Mr. Rucagu Boniface commended the Office of the Ombudsman for showing interest in the volunteerism policy. He said that the volunteerism policy was drawn in the culture of Rwanda and it is a way of contributing to the (...)  Read More
 
Lesotho delegation visited the office of the ombudsman.
On 19th December 2012, the Office of the Ombudsman received a delegation from the Kingdom of Lesotho led by Mr. Ntai Makoetje: Deputy Principal Secretary in the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office. This was a part of study tour in Rwanda to learn one of the best practices of good governance in Rwanda “ Decentralization”. The delegation is led by Mr. Mothetjoa Metsing: Hon. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Government The delegation is (...)  Read More