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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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Police drops 2000 constable recruits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Advisory Committee (PAC) chaired by the Inspector General of Police-IGP Martin Okoth Ochola has dropped 2,000 police recruits over forgeries and surpassing required age. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that 2,000 out of 5,000 Probation Police Constables -PPC and Learner Assistant Inspector …

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Namboole stadium needs UGX 15bn for CCTV cameras, fence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mandela National Stadium is seeking 15 billion Shillings for acquisition of security equipment and to erect a fence. The budget is revealed in documents submitted to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) –Central Government by the Stadium Managing Director Jamil Sewanyana. The documents were demanded …

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NRM, Mukula fail to pay Namboole stadium UGX 1.1bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mandela National Stadium commonly referred to as Namboole Stadium is in a financial crisis with four of its tenants owing management 1.18 billion Shillings. The major debtors are Fortune Energy Limited owned by former MP Captain Mike Mukula to which Mandela Sports Hotel was …

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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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EAC ministry tasked to explain unspent pension funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of East African Community Affairs Permanent Secretary Edith Mwanje has been tasked to explain a failure to utilize funding that was allocated for the payment of pensioners. The ministry received an allocation of 31 billion Shillings, during the financial year 2017/2018, to clear …

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Uganda reviewing membership to International organizations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to review Uganda’s membership to International Organizations across all government entities. The decision comes at a backdrop of reports that Uganda had failed to pay a total of organizations 63 billion Shillings in subscription to different …

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