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Auditor General urges Parliament action over unspent public funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has recommended that Parliament indulges the finance ministry to report unspent funds for each financial year. John Muwanga, the Auditor General, accompanied by his management team, were appearing before the finance committee on Tuesday, 15 November 2022, to …

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PAC questions Masaka hospital officials on UGX 2.5Bn maternity project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Masaka Regional Referral Hospital Director, Dr. Nathan Onyachi, has acknowledged failure to seek clearance from the Attorney General for a 2.5 billion Shillings variance for the 400 bed Maternity and Children Complex project. Dr. Onyachi and the current hospital director, Dr. James Elima …

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Masaka district loses millions to irregular payments of salaries, pension

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC Local Government has tasked the accounting officers of Masaka district to recover close to Shillings 200 million paid out in irregular salaries, gratuity and pensions. The questionable payments were effected in the 2020/21 financial year, according to the annual financial performance audit …

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PAC queries excess gratuity sent to regional referral hospitals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)-Central Government is investigating the excess funds that were released by the Ministry of Finance to regional referral hospitals for gratuity in the last financial year. The matter stems from the June 2021 audit report in which Auditor General John Muwanga …

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UGX 536 Billion for gov’t projects not utilized: Auditor General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new audit report released by the Auditor General has revealed 536.5 billion Shillings for 36 government projects has not been absorbed. This is highlighted in the audit report for the financial year 2020/2021 presented to the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among on Wednesday …

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Auditor General reports mismanagement of UGX 2 Trillion Covid-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Auditor-General has unearthed mismanagement of 1.97 trillion Shillings appropriated by Parliament to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds were disbursed to Ministries, Departments and Agencies-MDAs under the Emyooga programme, Microfinance Support Centre, Uganda Development Bank (UDB), and Uganda Development Corporation (UDC), among others. According …

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Auditor General on spot over classified expenditure audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Finance Committee has pinned the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) over unaudited accounts of classified expenditures, amounting Shs6.8 trillion. Lawmakers who were receiving the 2022/2023 budget of the OAG from the Auditor General, John Muwanga on Monday, also accused the audit body of …

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