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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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COSASE probes Sudhir over possession of departed Asian properties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has tasked businessman Sudhir Ruparelia to present evidence on how he acquired property belonging to the departed Asians. Sudhir and his legal team together with Meera Investments on Tuesday appeared before the sub-committee …

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COSASE grills KCCA ED Kitaka over staff pensions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Acting Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Eng. Andrew Kitaka has denied accusations of flouting the Pensions Act and causing financial loss to government. He was appearing before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE alongside other Authority officials to respond to …

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COSASE threatens to arrest Uganda’s deputy Ambassador to Italy

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE has threatened to cause the arrest of Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy, Dr. Kassam Mumtaz for snubbing the committee summons. Mumtaz is needed to testify in the ongoing investigations into the acquisition of Departed Asians’ Property …

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Court clears ‘presidential handshake’ beneficiaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Civil Division has rejected findings and recommendations of the Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that people who benefited from the SH 6 billion presidential oil handshake refund the money. The committee, which was led by Bugweri legislator …

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URA boss quizzed on taxes collected from substandard goods

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner-General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Doris Akol has downplayed accusations that the tax body caused losses to businesses by retaining taxes paid for goods that are destroyed after failing to meet standards. Akol was summoned by Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities …

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