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PAC questions Uganda Prisons over UGX 48 Bn expenditure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has grilled Uganda Prison Services-UPS officials to explain the expenditure of Shillings 48 Billion without authorization. The UPS officials were appearing before PAC led by their accounting officer Samuel Baker Emiku to respond to queries in the Auditor General’s report …

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MPs grill public service officials over domestic arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has questioned the rejection of domestic arrears of 77.6 million Shillings by Ernst and Young, an audit firm that was contracted by the Ministry of Finance to validate all government arrears. The Auditor General’s report for the financial …

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PAC grills Secretary to Treasury over Public Debt Management

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi over failure to prioritize and categorize domestic arrears under the stock of public debt. Muhakanizi together with the Accountant General Lawrence Ssemakula were on Tuesday appearing before the committee to respond …

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MPs question competence of Internal Auditor General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Finance Committee have questioned the competence of the government’s internal Auditor-General, Dr Fixon Akonya Okonye. This was on Friday during the committee meeting with Okonye and other officials from the Ministry of Finance over the current stock of domestic …

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NRM, Mukula fail to pay Namboole stadium UGX 1.1bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mandela National Stadium commonly referred to as Namboole Stadium is in a financial crisis with four of its tenants owing management 1.18 billion Shillings. The major debtors are Fortune Energy Limited owned by former MP Captain Mike Mukula to which Mandela Sports Hotel was …

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Defence fails to explain UGX 35 Billion unauthorized domestic arrears

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The accounting officer of the defence ministry, Edith Buturo today failed to convince Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee over 35 billion Shillings domestic arrears acquired without requisite authority. Domestic arrears refer to unpaid bills for goods and services rendered to a government entity, including wages …

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Local gov’t ministry tasked to explain unauthorized expenditures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has faulted the Ministry of Energy for spending more than 10 billion Shillings to clear domestic arrears, without authorization. Questions were specifically raised on the expenditure of 10.54 billion Shillings on domestic arrears contrary to 2.4 billion Shillings that was …

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Gender Ministry fails to justify UGX 3.7b domestic arrears payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender has failed to explain an expenditure of 3.7 billion Shillings on domestic arrears over and above an appropriated budget. The Ministry was allocated 183 million Shillings for clearance of domestic arrears during the Financial Year 2017/2018. The officials Led by their …

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