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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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PAC questions delayed Bill on Public Service Pensions Fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has grilled officials from the Ministry of Public Service over delayed reforms of the current Public Service Pensions Scheme. Led by Catherine Bitarakwate the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, the officials on Tuesday appeared before the committee to answer audit queries …

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National Medical Stores on the spot over missing UGX 13 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has issued summons to top officials of the National Medical Stores (NMS) over Shillings 13 billion unaccounted for funds. The money in question was advanced to NMS by the Ministry of Health in the past three financial years to …

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Some health workers think cancer is a virus– Dr Orem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a need for intensive sensitization on cancer amongst Ugandans including health workers, the Public Accounts Committee of parliament has heard. Dr Jackson Orem, the Director of Uganda Cancer Institute disclosed this while appearing before PAC to respond to queries in the Auditor …

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PAC tasks Auditor General to carry out forensic audit on Gulu University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has directed the Auditor General, John Muwanga to carry out a forensic audit on the financial accounts of Gulu University for the financial year 2017/2018 citing misappropriation of funds. PAC vice chairperson Okin Ojara raised the matter tyesterday afternoon while …

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How UGX 900m was defrauded by judiciary officials

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  An office attendant attached to the Judiciary Accounts division has told Members of Parliament how her supervisors sent her to pick cash in the financial year 2017/2018.  Juliet Kusiima who testified before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government on Tuesday said that she was …

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PAC grills former Judiciary PS Kagole UGX 9.57 Bn questionable expenditure

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for central government learnt on Wednesday that the former Judiciary Permanent Secretary (PS), Kagole Kivumbi withdrew cash to the tune of Shillings 9.57 billion in the 2017/2018 financial year to facilitate questionable activities. The Committee was reviewing documents provided …

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