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Lack of funds cripples recovery of YLP loans in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu district authorities have attributed the low recovery of Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) loans from various youth groups to the lack of funds. The district received 695.4 million Shillings between 2014 and 2018 for the program targeting 87 youth groups in 12 sub-counties. However, according …

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Auditor General faults NSSF on suspense accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director Audit in the Auditor General’s office, Joseph Kirya has told the select committee investigating allegations of mismanagement at the National Social Security Fund that the fund’s management has failed to address the recurrent query on suspense accounts. Kirya together with the Auditor General, John …

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Auditor General pins NSSF on billions in suspense account

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Auditor General John Muwanga has told the select committee investigating operations of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that the entity’s management has over the years failed to address the recurrent query about savers’ money on a suspense account. Muwanga together with several directors of …

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Gov’t loses UGX 33Bn in payroll irregularities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government lost 33 billion Shillings in payroll irregularities in the last financial year 2021/2022. Part of the money was paid to ineligible teachers, overpaid in salaries and pension, and in some other instances, paid to retired, transferred, dead, or staff who absconded. This was revealed …

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Speaker to Auditor General: Be firm on PDM funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has pressed the Auditor General to be audacious with the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM) and guard against misuse of funds. “A lot of our money is going to PDM and so you should be stricter on the …

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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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