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Speaker Among calls value for money implementation of budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Anita Among has urged accounting officers in ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) to ensure proper expenditure of the 2022/2023 budget. Parliament approved the Shs48.1 trillion budget for the financial year 2022/2023 on 20 May 2022. “All eligible accounting officers should ensure that value for money …

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MPs reject proposal to give ministries power over non-tax revenue fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development has thrown out a proposal by the finance ministry that grants government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) the discretion of setting user fees for services that are considered non-tax revenues. Non-Tax Revenue (NRT) is charged against services …

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Rationalization of MDAs ongoing – Minister Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than three years since the idea to rationalize government agencies, ministries and departments was mooted, the prime minister is still decrying the overlapping or duplication of roles in government. Apart from this pushing up the cost of public administration, Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda …

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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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Over 1 trillion shillings spent on electoral activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has in total allocated 1.073 trillion Shillings to various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) involved in the implementation of election related activities in the run up to the January 2021, general election. This is according to the pre-election economic and fiscal update released by …

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MPs question donor funding of gov’t institutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Finance Committee have questioned officials from the Office of the Auditor General-OAG about funds from donors provided to government agencies. Led by the Auditor General John Muwanga, officials from the Office of the Auditor General on Thursday appeared before …

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