Uganda unveils e-Gp procurement system

9 February 2018

Computing

Uganda is preparing to launch an e-government procurement (e-Gp) system with the first round of training hosted today by the system contractor at the offices of the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance.

The pilot programme is scheduled for rollout in July 2018 and is expected to make the process of public procurement more efficient, transparent and accountable.

Benson Turamye, Executive Director at the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) says corruption will be minimised when e-Gp is fully functional because it will replace the current manual process of procurement used with in public institutions. Read the full article on ITWeb here.