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PAC questions solicitor general over court awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has denied responsibility for accumulation of court awards worth 43 billion shillings. Atoke was responding to a query from Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) -central government on why the ministry incurred liabilities during the 2018/2019 …

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Lira University secretary liable for not remitting taxes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee have resolved to hold the University Secretary of Lira University liable for failure to remit over shillings 30 million in taxes. Augustine Oyang-Atubo–accounting officer on Tuesday appeared before the committee with a team of officials from the …

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Wakiso business committee refuses to scrutinize budget over arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district business committee has refused to process the district budget for financial year 2020/2021 due to outstanding arrears. Last week, Raphael Magezi, the Local Government Minister advised that as the country is still under lockdown with a ban on public gatherings, members of …

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UACE results: UNEB withholds school results over arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the schools whose results from last year’s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Educations examinations have been withheld owe the examination body money, URN has learnt. According to Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB, the affected schools have arrears for registration and protest fees, which are paid …

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Justice Ministry needs UGX 500b to clear court awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs lacks 545 Billion shillings to clear arrears in court awards that have accumulated in the past three years. Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday, the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga said that there is …

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Mak graduation gown contractor furious over non-payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Team Uniform Limited, a company contracted to supply patented Makerere University Graduation gowns is furious over non-payment of arrears. The contractor has written letters to the institution’s officials in charge of the Ceremonies complaining that there is no communication as to when payments will be …

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Muhakanizi warns accounting officers over loan deductions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is considering taking disciplinary action against accounting officers for alleged breach of guidelines on loan application by their respective civil servants. Several civil servants apply for multiple loans from various banks and other money lenders to …

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MUBS officials fail to account for UGX 9.9 billion extra expenses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The management of Makerere University Business School-MUBS has failed to explain the source of 9.9 billion shillings that was spent over and above the institutions’ allocated budget. The University officials had appeared before Parliaments Public Accounts Committee yesterday to respond to queries raised by the …

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Buganda demands UGX 1.7 Billion from Mukono district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Buganda Kingdom is demanding 1.7 billion shillings from Mukono district local government as arrears for occupying the institution’s buildings. In 2015, the district agreed with Buganda officials to exempt it from paying rent for the the buildings that had occupied, but only consider new …

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British firm halts printing Makerere University certificates over arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | An international security printing firm is reluctant to print Makerere University certificates for the 2019 graduates over arrears. Security printer Smith & Ouzman, a leading authority on security printing solutions and document fraud prevention based in a resort town East Bourne on England’s southeast …

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