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Parliament disagrees with Museveni on taxing loss making companies

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has rejected President Yoweri Museveni’s proposal to tax businesses declaring losses in the current financial year 2020/2021. This is now the fourth consecutive time that the government’s proposal is suffering defeat.  The decision was taken during a debate on Tuesday, in which MPs reconsidered …

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ICPAU new council suspended as Mafabi settles dispute

Kampala,  Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi has reached an agreement with the Institute of Certified Public Accounts of Uganda -ICPAU which will see his application for a practising certificate considered and his name included on the new council members. This effectively brings to a stop …

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Lira hospital management tasked to explain failure to recruit staff

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Lira Regional Referral Hospital has been tasked to explain the failure to utilize 665 million Shillings allocated for the recruitment of staff. The hospital only spent 8.9 billion Shillings out of a total budget of 8.23 billion Shillings allocated during the financial year 2018/2019. But …

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MPs probe delayed completion of Lira hospital staff housing project

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament have reprimanded the director of Lira Regional Referral Hospital Dr Stephen Obbo for the delayed completion of a 2.7 billion Shillings staff housing project. Dr Obbo appeared before the committee on Monday to respond to queries in …

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PAC probes UGX 398m unaccounted for by the courts

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Solicitor General Francis Atoke has withdrawn the undersecretary at the Judiciary from a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) session in Parliament over a questionable 398 million Shillings expenditure. The undersecretary Maureen Kasande had been asked to explain an expenditure of 398 million Shillings which lacked …

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Heart institute fails to attract consultant doctors

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Heart institute failed to utilize Shillings 420million for the recruitment of specialist doctors. The matter came to light when Dr. John Omagino, the Director of Institute appeared before the Public Accounts Committee on Monday. The committee chair and Budadiri West MP, Nathan Nandala Mafabi …

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Uganda’s unpaid dues to international agencies rise to UGX 46.2b

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s international obligations are expected to accumulate to 46.28 billion Shillings this financial year, if no funding is availed to clear arrears, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Annually, the Ministry is expected to meet subscription fees to different International Organizations, among them the …

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MPs want report on Uganda’s missions abroad

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) – Central Government has directed the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Patrick Mugoya to submit a comprehensive report on the state of the country’s missions and properties abroad. The Committee Chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala …

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PAC questions Uganda’s failure to absorb international scholarships

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been tasked to explain Uganda’s failure to take up 248 scholarships offered by four foreign countries. The scholarships were offered by Italy, Germany, Belgium and Algeria. The Public Accounts Commitee of Parliament raised the queries in a …

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