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ULC probe: IGG Kamya on the spot over UGX 10.6Bn supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, Beti Kamya came under fire from the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, on Wednesday when she was tasked to explain how she initiated a supplement budget of Shillings 10.6 billion to offset six …

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Interpol receives notice for ULC secretary Barbara Imaryo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have resolved to involve the International Criminal Police Organization-Interpol, to hunt down Barbara Imaryo, the Uganda Land Commission-ULC secretary who is wanted to face accountability probe. Led by their Committee chairperson Joel Ssenyonyi, the lawmakers on the Parliamentary Commission, Statutory Authority and …

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IGG Beti Kamya skips land commission probe over heart attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development Beti Kamya has failed to show up before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises– COSASE after she reportedly suffered a ‘heart attack’. Kamya, the current Inspector General of Government-IGG was scheduled to appear …

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Parliament cancels illegal leases on Uganda Railways land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament in its report from the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprises (COSASE) has directed that leases on Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) land be cancelled. Presenting the report of the committee during the plenary on Wednesday, 13 April 2022, the Chairperson Joel Ssenyonyi said …

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COSASE queries Entebbe passenger terminal modification contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was no due diligence before the government contracted Seyani Brothers to modify the passenger terminal building at Entebbe International Airport. This is part of the findings by the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, which is scheduled to debate before parliament. Parliament tasked …

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PPDA regulations flouted in Entebbe Airport contract award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has discovered that procurement regulations in the award of the US$200 million contract for the expansion and upgrading of Entebbe International Airport were flouted. In 2014, Government through Ministry of Works and Transport contracted China …

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Chinese firm fails to explain Entebbe contract acquisition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) is puzzled after officials from China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) failed to explain how the company acquired the contract for the expansion of Entebbe International Airport. CCCC officials were on 03 February 2022 appearing before …

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Seyani Brothers Ltd on the spot over alleged Shs1 billion fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has discovered alterations in Seyani Brothers’ bid to upgrade facilities at the Entebbe International Airport, where taxpayers could have lost Shs1 billion. Richard Ssebamala, Bukoto Central MP scoured through the voluminous bid documents currently under …

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Delays in financial remittances from member states frustrate EALA MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delays in financial remittances from member states are still a major impediment to the operations and activities of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). This was revealed by EALA MPs sitting on the accounts committee who are in Uganda to benchmark on the best parliamentary practices. …

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