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KCCA ordered to recover monies for pensioners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have backed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises’ (COSASE) recommendation to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to recover the 10 per cent contributions that were remitted to National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for its pensionable staff. The committee report presented by the …

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120 properties of departed Asians repossessed despite gov’t compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several properties of departed Asians have been repossessed despite their full compensation by the government, the Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has revealed. The sub committee chaired by Ibrahim Kasozi, the Makindye East legislator has been investigating mismanagement of properties left behind …

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COSASE tasks KCCA to recover NSSF remittance to staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has recommended that the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Accounting Officer recovers the 10 percent contribution that was remitted to National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for KCCA pensionable staff. The committee has also criticized officials of …

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COSASE directs finance ministry to refund UGX 800M to custodian board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has tasked the Ministry of Finance to refund 800 Million Shillings to the Departed Asians Properties Custodian Board taken after the closure of the International Credit Bank (ICB). Finance Minister Matia Kasaija on …

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MPs probe missing UGX 15bn from custodian board bank accounts

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament on thecommittee Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) have quizzed Ministry of Finance officials over 15 Billion Shillings missing from accounts belonging to the Departed Asians Property Custodian Board. The MPs were on Wednesday meeting the finance minister Matia Kasaija who …

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Occupants struggle to defend possession of departed Asians properties

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Current occupants of the former properties of departed Asians in Masaka district are struggling to defend their possession before the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE. The committee is holding a special session in Masaka town where they are interviewing persons …

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VP Ssekandi summoned over ex-Asian property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new city of Masaka is set to begin life on a clean slate as Parliament starts the process of laying to rest the restless ghost of ex-Asian properties that were grabbed by Idi Amin’s government in 1972 and have been changing hands through owners, …

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30 buildings in Mbale city stolen, sold, mortgaged

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee of Parliament on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE has grilled officials of the Custodian Board and the Mbale district land board for the fraudulent allocation of departed Asians Properties whose former owners government had already compensated. Some of the stolen properties were …

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FDC struggles without Besigye

Pundits offer party ideas on 2021 elections and Besigye’s Plan B Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s biggest opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) will have a weak candidate on the presidency ballot in 2021, according to pundits who have spoken to The Independent. The comments followed party …

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