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MPs question energy ministry officials over failure to spend UGX 10Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has tasked officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to explain why they failed to spend 10.1 billion Shillings which was partly meant to compensate Project Affected Persons (PAPs) in different areas. Led by the Permanent Secretary Robert …

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PAC grills Fort Portal hospital officials over budget reallocation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital were on Thursday grilled by the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee over the expenditure of Shillings 100.13 million on unbudgeted items and failure to collect non-tax revenue. Led by Dr Alex Adaku the hospital director, the officials appeared …

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Auditor General given ultimatum on Gulu University forensic audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has asked the Auditor General to present a forensic audit report on the financial accounts of Gulu University in the next four weeks. The request was made during a meeting with Gulu University officials led by the acting secretary Asaf …

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Under-staffing at Moroto referral hospital irks MPs

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament were on Tuesday shocked by the under staffing levels at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital. Officials from the hospital led by the Director Dr Benedicto Watmon were on Tuesday appearing before PAC to answer audit queries raised Auditor General John Muwanga in …

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PAC investigating police over expenditure on non-budgeted items

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is investigating the expenditure of 24.4 billion shillings by the Uganda Police Force on non-budgeted items contrary to the Public Finance Management Act.  The matter stems from a June 2019 audit report in which Auditor General John Muwanga queried …

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Police tasked to account for UGX 37Bn COVID-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked officials from the Uganda Police to account for 37 billion recently appropriated by parliament to facilitate the force’ operations in controlling the spread of coronavirus disease. Police officials led by the Chief of Staff, Brigadier Jack Bakasumba …

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PAC queries UGX 573m payment of vehicle for Internal Affairs Minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee- PAC central government are investigating an advance payment of the official vehicle for the Minister of Internal Affairs. The committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi was on Friday meeting officials from Ministry of …

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