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PAC calls for fresh probe into Luweero-Rwenzori veterans payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has resolved to conduct further investigations into payments to different beneficiaries under the Luwero-Rwenzori Triangle Initiative, commonly referred to as Akasiimo. PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi tasked the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Directorate (CID) and the National Identification …

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PAC grills DPP officials over low case clearance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has tasked a team of officials from the Office of Director Public Prosecution-ODPP to provide details on the steps taken to solve the slow progress of cases. The officials from the ODPP led by the Deputy Director, Elem Ogwal were appearing …

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Ministry of Health fails to account for UGX 9.6Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from Ministry of Health have failed to account for 9.6 billion shillings they disbursed to National Medical Stores (NMS). The funds were meant to procure uniforms for health workers, beddings, productive gears and other items. The Ministry officials led by Permanent Secretary Diana …

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Justice Ministry officials grilled over unspent UGX 448.7m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministry have failed to justify the return of 448.7 million shillings to the Consolidated Fund at the close of the financial year 2017/2018. The officials led by Solicitor General Francis Atoke were on Thursday appearing before the Public …

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Defence fails to explain UGX 35 Billion unauthorized domestic arrears

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The accounting officer of the defence ministry, Edith Buturo today failed to convince Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee over 35 billion Shillings domestic arrears acquired without requisite authority. Domestic arrears refer to unpaid bills for goods and services rendered to a government entity, including wages …

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PAC grills defense officials over UGX 1.7 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The return of shillings 1.7 billion that was meant for pensioners to the consolidated fund by the Defense Ministry in the 2017/2018 financial year has irked members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The issue came to the fore on Thursday during an interface between …

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Local gov’t ministry tasked to explain unauthorized expenditures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has faulted the Ministry of Energy for spending more than 10 billion Shillings to clear domestic arrears, without authorization. Questions were specifically raised on the expenditure of 10.54 billion Shillings on domestic arrears contrary to 2.4 billion Shillings that was …

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MPs turn away MUBS officials over inconsistent accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday turned away officials from Makerere University Business School (MUBs) for presenting inconsistent Statements of Accounts. MUBS Principal Wasswa Balunywa had led a team of University officials before the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi …

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President Museveni sought salary advance after 2016 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni sought a five months’ Salary Advance, soon after the 2016 general election. In honour of his request, State House released a total of 19.1 million Shillings off its budget for the financial year 2016-2017. This was uncovered as a team from State …

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Gender Ministry fails to justify UGX 3.7b domestic arrears payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender has failed to explain an expenditure of 3.7 billion Shillings on domestic arrears over and above an appropriated budget. The Ministry was allocated 183 million Shillings for clearance of domestic arrears during the Financial Year 2017/2018. The officials Led by their …

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