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Parliament calls for audit of Covid-19 expenditures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Auditor General should institute a forensic audit into all Covid-19 expenditures to ascertain value for money, the Parliamentary Task Force on the national Covid-19 response has recommended. In its report presented to Parliament, the task force stated that government provided Shs4 trillion to finance …

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Parliament taskforce unearths discrepancies in Covid-19 expenditure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Covid-19 taskforce committee has discovered discrepancies in the Ministry of Health Covid-19 expenditure. The accountability report was presented to the committee by the Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng. This is highlighted in the committee report that is scheduled to be presented before parliament …

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Parliament wants law to regulate judges on special assignments

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament is pushing for a legal framework regarding judicial officers who are appointed for special assignments outside the judiciary. The demand stemmed from the discussion on the Administration of Judiciary Bill which seeks to provides for powers and administrative independence of the Judiciary.     Bugweri County …

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Finance officials grilled over borrowing to finance 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Planning David Bahati together with the Finance Ministry Director Budget Kenneth Mugambe on Thursday came under criticism over the move to borrow funds to finance activities for the 2021 general elections. Minister Bahati and Mugambe had appeared before the Legal …

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Tumwine, MPs clash over disciplinary probe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules Committee of Parliament has once again failed to proceed with its investigation into alleged contempt of parliament by Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine. The stalemate came after Tumwine raised a lacuna in the process. Tumwine had appeared for the second time before the …

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Katuntu defends COSASE report on closed banks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Chairperson of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, Abdu Katuntu has defended the Central Bank Probe report. The report was compiled by COSASE following investigations into the closure and subsequent sale of Teefe Trust Bank, International Credit Bank Ltd, Greenland …

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BoU board failed to supervise bank liquidation process -report

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda has been blamed for failing to supervise management in the process of liquidating financial institutions. In the COSASE report to parliament tabled by the committee Chairperson Abdu Katuntu, the Central Bank Board’s failure to supervise liquidation of the defunct banks …

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