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Retired police officers demand pension arrears

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some retired police officers in West Nile sub region are concerned over their unpaid pension arrears by the Uganda Police Authority. According to them, some of their colleagues who retired more than 30 years ago have not received their pensions. The officers who retired from …

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New city markets accumulate UGX1.4Bn arrears over low revenue collection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven markets constructed by the government through the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Project (MATIP-1) have accumulated 1.4 billion shillings in arrears due to low revenue collection, the Auditor General’s report reveals. The government through MATIP-1 redeveloped and reconstructed the seven markets at a cost …

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NWSC, Umeme disconnect Lukaya market over 3 million arrears

Kalungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed market in Lukaya town council, Kalungu district has been disconnected by Umeme and National Water and Sewerage Corporation over accumulated arrears. The market owes 1.7 Million Shillings to NWSC, and 1.2 million Shillings to UMEME Limited. The disconnection of the utilities has …

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50 schools fail to reopen in Busia over debts

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 50 private schools in Busia district have failed to re-open over accumulated rental arrears. Some of the affected are Bridge nursery and primary school, Meehan primary school, Joy Nursery and primary school, Talents nursery and primary school, and Hashim Education Centre among others. …

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Mbarara City FC manager, technical team resign over arrears

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The head coach of Mbarara City Football Club, Hussein Mbalangu, and his two assistants have resigned citing unpaid arrears and poor welfare for players and technical staff. The assistants are Samuel Ssenyange Nsanziiro and goal keeping coach, Jamada Magasi. Mbalangu and his colleagues took over …

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Gulu hospital demanding UGX 509M Covid-19 arrears

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is demanding from the government 509.9 million shillings in arrears accrued from the treatment of Covid-19 and management. Part of the arrears were meant for risk allowances of clinicians, nurses, surveillance teams, hygienists, laboratory technicians, psycho-social counsellors and surveillance team attached …

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Makerere University defends itself in graduation gowns saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has started defending itself in a court case in which a company it contracted to supply graduation gowns is seeking to recover more than two billion shillings in arrears. In September 2020, Team Uniform Limited through its lawyers of Marlin Advocates led …

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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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