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Delays in financial remittances from member states frustrate EALA MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delays in financial remittances from member states are still a major impediment to the operations and activities of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). This was revealed by EALA MPs sitting on the accounts committee who are in Uganda to benchmark on the best parliamentary practices. …

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PAC queries failed handover of Namanve thermal plant to gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unresolved disputes have delayed the planned take over of the Namanve thermal power plant by the government, members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government have learnt. On April 13th, 2007, the government entered into a Build, Operate and Transfer implementation Agreement with Jacobsen …

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PAC will live by ethical and professional standards – Sseggona

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new chairperson of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC Central Government, Medard Lubega Sseggona has pledged to lead a team that will work within ‘the four corners’ of ethical conduct and values. Sseggona was speaking shortly after receiving a hand over report from Budadiri West MP …

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MPs question access of SAGE funds by relatives of dead beneficiaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee have questioned the system being used to pay out funds to beneficiaries of the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment programme. The MPs chaired by Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi were on Wednesday meeting officials from the Ministry …

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Nurses board lost UGX 5Bn revenue during lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination board lost over Shillings 5bn in revenue during the nationwide lockdown triggered by COVID-19 pandemic last year.  This came during an interface between the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination board officials led by the Executive Secretary, Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi …

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PAC queries fuel marking contract with Swiss firm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament have questioned the procurement of a contractor to provide fuel marking services in Uganda. Fuel marking services allow governments to mitigate tax evasion and subsidy abuse, minimize financial losses, and further improve tax collection effectiveness. The MPs …

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