Patrick Jaramogi is an investigative journalist, researcher and editor with over two decades experience on covering crime, corruption, illicit financial flows, trade and business. He is a Thomson Reuters Foundation and Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) trained IFF journalist.

His investigations have prompted governments to institute probes and investigations on corruption and tax evasion.

He has written for New Vision (Uganda’s Leading Daily), Daily Monitor (Uganda’s leading independent Paper), East African Business Week, The Investigator, Spy Uganda, The Cooperator, and Shift Media News among others.

Patrick Jaramogi

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Patrick Jaramogi
Investigative Reporting and Editing - crime, corruption, illicit financial flows, trade and business

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How cross-border illicit beer trade is hurting revenue collections in Kenya and Uganda

  • Economy
  • Finance

BUSIA, UGANDA - This story shows how the lapse in the law coupled by porous border points and tax difference is fuelling cross-border beer smuggling between Uganda and Kenya.

It depicts the colossal sums of revenues lost due to the illicit alcohol trade that is thriving between Busia, and Malaba, Uganda’s main border points and leading import from the sea route.