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Newly acquired locomotives incompatible with Uganda’s old rail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want a probe into the condition of four newly acquired locomotives by Uganda Railways Corporation following concerns that they are incompatible with the rail. Uganda Railways Corporation-URC acquired four refurbished locomotives from South African manufacturer, Grindrond Rail in August this year, as part …

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COSASE queries loan terms for the upgrade of Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, has raised concern over terms of the loan acquired to upgrade and expand Entebbe International Airport. Committee members led by chairperson Joel Ssenyonyi, on Thursday tasked the Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija, to …

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MPs baffled by birth, academic certificates of new UCAA boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aviation is the most accurate industry where even a 0.0001 percentage error is not permissible as it can end in hundreds of sudden deaths. It is therefore baffling legislators that the birth date of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA Director General, Fred Bamwesigye, cannot be stated …

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Former UCAA official petitions COSASE over new director general

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A former top official in Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has petitioned the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE to investigate irregularities surrounding the appointment of Fred Kanyogoga Bamwesigye, the new director-general of UCAA. In his October 11, 2021 petition, Jabbe Pascal Osinde Osudo, …

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CAA asked to recover UGX 2Bn excess payment to Seyani brothers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority has been asked to recover a sum of 2.1 billion Shillings that was paid to Seyani brothers, the contractors for the re-modification of Entebbe Airport. The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of …

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New COSASE members cautioned on corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) have been cautioned against corruption as the committee started its work. The warning was issued by the new committee chairperson and Nakawa West MP Joel Ssenyonyi while delivering his remarks at the …

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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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