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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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Unpaid court awards finally fall below UGX400BN – Audit Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Amidst all the damning findings by the Auditor General John Muwanga, there is something positive to report albeit with a warning;  the outstanding amount in court awards and compensation has after several years fallen below 400 billion Shillings, currently standing at 392.4 billion Shillings. The Auditor …

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Auditor General calls for strategy on worrying nation’s debt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Auditor General John Muwanga says that Uganda’s high cost of borrowing may deny future generations the opportunity to sustainably borrow. This is carried in his findings on the public debt in the financial year 2019/2020 audit report that he presented to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on …

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Auditor General exposes mess in Uganda’s Covid-19 finances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new report of the Auditor General has revealed financial indiscipline in relation to the utilization of 311 billion Shillings disbursed to Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs) and districts for Covid-19 interventions. Auditor General John Muwanga presented his report for financial year 2019/2020 to Speaker Rebecca …

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