Why would rich people want their kids to work for a poor government?

Author: Daniel K Kalinaki. PHOTO/FILE. 

When Uganda Revenue Authority was set up in 1991, it was the first such stand-alone tax body in sub-Saharan Africa built around two ideas: Relative independence from the Finance Ministry and other political actors in the discharge of its duties; and employees recruited outside the civil service structure with its restrictive salaries, and paid top dollar in order not to be corrupt.

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