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PAC questions Ministry of Works officials for hiring private architects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee on Thursday questioned Ministry of Works and Transport officials for hiring private architects to design buildings, despite the ministry having architect staff. Officials from the Ministry had appeared before the committee to respond to queries raised …

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PAC gives Butabika hospital ultimatum to present expenditure records

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has given Butabika National Referral Hospital an ultimatum of one week to present records of implemented activities in the financial year 2018/2019. This followed the failure by the hospital administrators to explain why the hospital had recorded several unimplemented and …

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Justice Ministry blames treasury for failed procurements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has blamed the failure by the Justice ministry to absorb its entire budget on late disbursement of funds. Atoke was appearing before the Public accounts committee of parliament on Thursday as the accounting officer of the Justice Law and …

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MPs question delayed appointment of Human Rights Commission boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has questioned the failure by the president to appoint a new chairperson for the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC). The previous chairperson of the commission Med Sozzi Kaggwa died in November last year. However, he has never been …

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PAC questions solicitor general over court awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has denied responsibility for accumulation of court awards worth 43 billion shillings. Atoke was responding to a query from Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) -central government on why the ministry incurred liabilities during the 2018/2019 …

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Heart Institute boss welcomes COVID-19 wake up call

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Heart Institute is grateful for the COVID-19 pandemic which forced government to acknowledge its funding challenges, the executive director, Dr. John Omagino has revealed. Dr. Omagino revealed this while appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Monday to respond to queries in the Auditor …

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DPP fails to explain UGX 321m rent arrears at workers house

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public accounts committee of Parliament have flagged a suspicious record by the Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) of Shillings 321m in rental arrears. The entry is recorded in the financial statement of the ODPP for the financial …

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PAC probes Naguru police land takeover by car dealers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is probing a decision by the United Nations to sublease Uganda Police Land in Naguru to Used car dealers. The land which houses the Police Training School was offered by the government to the United Nations African Institute for …

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PAC expels Kyambogo officials for appearing without University secretary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has kicked out Kyambogo University officials for appearing without the University Secretary, Charles Okello. The team had appeared to respond to queries in the Auditor General’s report for the 2019/2020 financial year. However, the committee declined to entertain the team …

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