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‘Proposed merger of agencies will be phased’

Kamapala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government’s rationalization exercise in which government agencies will be merged, abolished or reverted to the mother ministries will be done in a phased manner over a three-year period. This has been disclosed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service Catherine Musingwiire on …

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Anti-Corruption units to be set up in Ministries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo has said anti-corruption units will be established in government ministries, departments and agencies. This is a new strategy contained in the zero tolerance to corruption policy 2018 passed by cabinet last week. Fr Lokodo says the …

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THE INDEPENDENT: Why Saleh proposal on ministries ‘will fail’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent COVER STORY Saleh proposal on ministries will fail: Museveni is the problem, insiders say. THE LAST WORD Fashionable nonsense: How the debate on governance in Africa is a toxic combination of high emotion and little knowledge. …

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THIS WEEK: MPs call for merging of ministries, departments

THIS WEEK: MPs call for merging of ministries, departments Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of members of parliament are considering tabling a private members bill to scrap some ministries, government departments and agencies that are not working or duplicating work of other state agencies. Bukooli Central legislator Solomon …

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VIDEO: Government Review – Ministries underutilizing funds

VIDEO: Uncertainty surrounds budget absorption targets as technocrats grapple with persistent slow utilization of funds within key sectors. Most of the money unutilized is borrowed from the World Bank attracting a high interest rates The Ministry of finance has now warned government departments that it will not release funds for unplanned expenditures …

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