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Finasi, ROKO to settle matter out of court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two companies battling for the construction of an International Modernized Health Facility in Lubowa Wakiso district have agreed to settle the case out of court. They are Finasi/ROKO, a special purpose vehicle Limited. Parliament early this year approved a loan guarantee of 1.4 trillion …

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Secret Lubowa Hospital dealings

The construction of the costly facility shouldn’t be shrouded because it took taxpayer money COMMENT |CISSY KAGABA | On August 6, 2019, the Minister of Health, Dr. Ruth Aceng, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine and Members of Parliament from the National Economy Committee were denied access to the site …

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MPs wants audit on Lubowa hospital project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the National Economy committee of Parliament Syda Bbumba has called for an audit of the Lubowa-Based International Specialized Hospital of Uganda. Bbumba made the call while meeting State Minister for Finance David Bahati on the state of the USD 379 million-facility being …

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We blocked Minister, MPs for safety reasons-Lubowa hospital investor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finasi/ROKO Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has explained why security turned away members of parliament and health officials from touring the construction site of the proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda-ISHU. On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health …

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Minister, MPs blocked from accessing Lubowa hospital site

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwiine were today blocked from accessing the site for the construction of the proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda, in Lubowa. A team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee had gone to monitor ongoing …

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Parliament committee to visit Lubowa hospital site

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Committee on National Economy has written to the Ministry of Health seeking clearance to visit International Specialized Hospital site in Lubowa. According to Committee chair Sydan Bbumba, they wrote to the Ministry of Health seeking clearance to visit the place along Entebbe …

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Chinese firm to construct Lubowa hospital at USD 55m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Finasi International FZC, a company in the construction of the Lubowa hospital reportedly contracted China Power over ROKO Construction due to difference in project pricing. Finasi, the main shareholder in the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Finasi/ROKO with up to 95% approached ROKO seeking a partnership …

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Finasi snubs parliament probe into Lubowa hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Representatives of Finasi International FZC on Thursday failed to appear before the Parliamentary committee on National Economy which is probing into the Lubowa hospital saga. Finasi International FZC which is the majority shareholder in the Finasi/ROKO Special Purpose Vehicle for the construction of the International …

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Government sides with Finasi in Lubowa hospital saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has said it is not worried about the scuffles between the Special Purpose Vehicle Finasi/ROKO as long as the construction of the International Specialized Hospital of Uganda is ongoing. Parliament early this year approved a loan guarantee of 1.4 trillion shillings to Finasi/ROKO, …

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Engineer declines to handover Lubowa hospital office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Diana Atwiine has indicated that Francis Wakabi has declined to hand over the office of the Ministry of Health Owners Engineer for the Lubowa hospital. Wakabi was appointed for a six months’ contract from December 1 2018, …

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