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Finance ministry explains UGX 369.8Bn mischarge of expenditure

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanzi says that mischarge of expenditure is partly caused by insufficient funding for expenditure on different activities. This is carried in his written response to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government in regard to the audit report on the …

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Defense team seeks more time to face UPDF jet ranger probe

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Defense and Veteran Affairs has requested for more time to respond to a summons by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to answer to audit queries related to the Jet Ranger helicopter which crashed in Bulo last month. A sub-committee of the …

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Muhakanizi: No money for coronavirus emergency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament-PAC on Tuesday afternoon established that government lacks money to handle any emergency that would arise from the coronavirus outbreak. The Secretary to the Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi revealed this while appearing before PAC to respond to queries in the …

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PAC grills Secretary to Treasury over Public Debt Management

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi over failure to prioritize and categorize domestic arrears under the stock of public debt. Muhakanizi together with the Accountant General Lawrence Ssemakula were on Tuesday appearing before the committee to respond …

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MPs demand list of patients treated at Nakasero hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs to present a list of patients treated at Nakasero hospital. The committee was on Tuesday meeting the Defense Ministry officials led by Lieutenant General Joseph Musanyufu, the UPDF Joint Chief …

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PAC directs Gulu University to evict private businesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has asked Gulu University to evict all private businesses operating irregularly in the university precincts. They include among others banks, restaurants, printing and photocopying centers. In his 2017/2018 financial year report, the Auditor General noted that more than 10 private …

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