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Justice Ministry blames treasury for failed procurements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has blamed the failure by the Justice ministry to absorb its entire budget on late disbursement of funds. Atoke was appearing before the Public accounts committee of parliament on Thursday as the accounting officer of the Justice Law and …

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MPs question delayed appointment of Human Rights Commission boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has questioned the failure by the president to appoint a new chairperson for the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC). The previous chairperson of the commission Med Sozzi Kaggwa died in November last year. However, he has never been …

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PAC questions solicitor general over court awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has denied responsibility for accumulation of court awards worth 43 billion shillings. Atoke was responding to a query from Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) -central government on why the ministry incurred liabilities during the 2018/2019 …

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Roko resumes new parliament chamber works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint venture between Roko Construction Limited and Roko Construction (Rwanda) Ltd has resumed construction works for the New Parliament Chamber. Though only a few workers were on the site around 2 pm yesterday, the resumption of works come four months after the  Parliamentary …

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Justice Ministry officials grilled over unspent UGX 448.7m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministry have failed to justify the return of 448.7 million shillings to the Consolidated Fund at the close of the financial year 2017/2018. The officials led by Solicitor General Francis Atoke were on Thursday appearing before the Public …

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Gov’t asks for more time in electoral reforms case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has asked the Supreme Court for more time in the case challenging failure by the government to implement Electoral Reforms. Atoke on Wednesday told a seven-member panel of the Supreme Court Justices led by Stella Arach Amoko that they were …

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