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Lack of delivery beds at Entebbe Hospital shocks MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament sitting in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) were left in shock after it emerged that Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital does not have a single delivery bed. Officials from the hospital, led by Dr John Bosco Nsubuga, the Acting Director, and Richard Tumwesigye, …

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PAC advises Jinja City to opt for out of court settlements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Parliamentary Local Government Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have urged Jinja city authorities to consider negotiations instead of pursuing legal battles. They expressed concern about the increasing number of court cases faced by Jinja City, especially during the 2020/2021 financial year, which …

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MP Mapenduzi resigns, Olanya to take over at PAC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bardege-Layibi Division Member of Parliament, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi has resigned from his position as chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee-PAC Local Government. The Chief Opposition Whip John Nambehe immediately designated  Gilbert Olanya as the new Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee (Local Government) …

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Uganda Boxing Federation officials handed over to CID

Sports federations must account for funds – PAC Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (Central Government) has urged the National Sports Council (NCS) to tighten accountability measures on sports federations to ensure compliance with the law. This is after the NCS Board Chairperson, Ambrose Tashobya, told …

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PAC demands asset register from Arua Hospital

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has directed the Arua Regional Referral Hospital administrators to avail the committee with the asset register for 2021. The directive follows an audit query indicating that an ambulance that was allocated to the hospital during the financial year 2020/2021 was …

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Public universities fail to collect Shs50 billion student fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public universities failed to collect over Shs50 billion from students as school fees during the Financial Year 2020/2021. This detail is contained in the report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Central on the education sector that was on Thursday, January 19, 2023 tabled, debated, and …

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Number of detained persons inflated, says army

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Chief of Staff of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda has said the number of detained persons circulated by activists is an exaggeration. Kyanda said that counter verification involving the Uganda Human Rights Commission revealed that only five per cent …

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Slow uptake of foreign scholarships riles MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The low uptake of scholarships offered to Uganda has become a major concern to legislators on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC – Central Government). A review of scholarships offered to Uganda in the last three years laid bare that out of 280 scholarship slots provided, …

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