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Ugandan App Lets Citizens Blow Whistle on Local Corruption

Until recently, spotting corruption in Uganda required intimate knowledge of a public institution’s finances. But now — in theory, at least — you need nothing more than an Internet connection. Ugandan anti-corruption groups are testing a phone app that citizens can use to check the amount of money the government spends on schools and health clinics, and report when the money is not used for the right things.  Called "Action for Transparency" (A4T), the app was developed...

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