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Health ministry explains UVRI COVID-19 funding

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine has said that the lengthy process for a government entity to avail funds to another stopped the direct provision of COVID-19 funds to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). The explanation follows a statement by the …

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Police tasked to account for UGX 37Bn COVID-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked officials from the Uganda Police to account for 37 billion recently appropriated by parliament to facilitate the force’ operations in controlling the spread of coronavirus disease. Police officials led by the Chief of Staff, Brigadier Jack Bakasumba …

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NRM MPs receive extra Sh 40 million each

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Members of Parliament have reportedly received more Shillings 40 million each amidst tension between the Executive and Legislature over the controversial 10 billion COVID-19 funds. Uganda Radio Network-URN has learnt that the MPs who started receiving the …

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