Jan 2019

Monitoring and tracking public contracts has been an important part of our work at Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC). Now, we’ll have better data and more opportunities to do so. This wasn’t always the case. We went through a period of frustration especially between April – August, 2018, when the Ugandan Government Procurement Portal (GPP) which was experiencing frequent breakdowns thus, inhibiting the ability of procuring entities to upload data and consequently denying users from accessing and using contracting information. AFIC’s challenge was that its work on monitoring public contracts and......

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November 01, 2018

CoST-Bridging The Infrastructure Transparency Gap In Uganda

This extract was published in the Ministry of Works and Transport Handbook, 2018; CoST – the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative is the leading global initiative improving transparency and accountability in public infrastructure. CoST works with government, industry and civil society to...

October 16, 2018

AFIC Software developer Job description

OVERVIEW Authority.  The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) was established under the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act 2003. Under the Act and the Regulations issued there under, the Authority is mandated to regulate  public procurement and disposal...

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