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MPs probe UNRA over UGX 35 billion per kilometre for expressway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Public Accounts – Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has asked the Uganda National Roads Authority to explain the cost of the 51-kilometre Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. In a probe over queries raised by the Auditor General, the committee noted that the Shs35 billion …

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COSASE probes UNRA over alleged extortion at weighbridges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, has resolved to probe the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA for allegedly extorting money from truck drivers at weighbridges. Joel Ssenyonyi, the Committee chairperson said that while UNRA is struggling to raise funds for the construction of …

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Parliament probes UNRA over diversion of UGX 124 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE has started inquiries on how 124.367 billion Shillings was diverted by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to finance other road activities that were not planned for. According to the Auditor General’s report for the …

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Parliament to investigate leakage of committee reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has said the House is investigating circumstances under which a committee report due to be presented was leaked to the media. During the plenary sitting of Wednesday, 09 November 2022 in her communication, Among revealed that some Members of …

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COSASE starts probe into UNRA audit queries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Public Accounts – Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has commenced inquiries into audit queries on the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), with virements and reallocation of employee costs. First was on a reallocation of Shs58 billion as virements- the permission given …

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COSASE winds up month-long probe on Uganda Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The month-long probe by the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) on Uganda Airlines has concluded. On Thursday, 15 September 2022, COSASE held their last meeting with management of Uganda Airlines led by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jennifer Bamuturaki, on the …

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President wrongly appointed Bamuturaki: Former board chairman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former chairperson board of directors Uganda Airlines, Perez Godfrey Ahabwe has accused President Yoweri Museveni of wrongly appointing Jenifer Bamuturaki as the Chief Executive Officer-CEO of the entity. On 7 June 2019, Ahabwe was appointed by Monica Azuba Ntege, the then Minister of Works and …

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Minister defends self over appointment of Uganda Airlines boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Works and Transport, Gen Katumba Wamala has told Members of Parliament on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that Jenifer Bamuturaki was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines following a presidential directive. Following an …

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Deputy Speaker counsels MPs on public statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has cautioned  legislators against discussing information being disclosed or unearthed during committee investigations before the final report is presented and adopted by the House. In his communication at the start of the Tuesday, 23 August 2022 plenary, Tayebwa expressed …

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