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PAC queries relevance of patriotism clubs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has quizzed a team of officials from the Office of the President about the additional value the Patriotism Program that is financed by government provides. The Patriotism Program is implemented by the National Secretariat for Patriotism Clubs (NSPC) that was …

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Gender Ministry fails to justify UGX 3.7b domestic arrears payment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender has failed to explain an expenditure of 3.7 billion Shillings on domestic arrears over and above an appropriated budget. The Ministry was allocated 183 million Shillings for clearance of domestic arrears during the Financial Year 2017/2018. The officials Led by their …

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PAC demands reinstatement of interdicted immigration officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has directed the immediate reinstatement of staff under the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration citing contravention of law. The officers including the former Immigration director Godfrey Sasagah Wanzira, former Commissioner for immigration Anthony Namara, former commissioner of Citizenship and Immigration …

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Finance undersecretary comes under criticism over audited books

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Finance Ministry on Wednesday came under criticism from Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to produce audited books of accounts for various projects under the ministry. The committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi on July 4th noticed inconsistencies …

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Internal affairs PS, former undersecretary summoned by PAC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has summoned Internal Affairs Ministry Permanent Secretary Benon Mugisha Mutambi together with former Undersecretary Aggrey Wunyi to answer queries on their expenditures. The summonses were issued this afternoon by PAC Vice Chairperson Okin P.P Ojara, on the basis of …

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PAC directs prison management on inconsistent accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Prison Services-UPS management has up to two days to present to the Public Accounts Committee-PAC balanced books of accounts for the 2017/2018 Financial Year. The Committee Chairperson, Nathan Nandala Mafabi issued the ultimatum Wednesday in a meeting with the Prison officials led by …

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PAC discovers missing UGX 17.1 bn on police accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Public Accounts Committee- Central Government (PAC) has unearthed inconsistencies in the financial statements of Uganda Police Force with undeclared funds totaling 17.1 billion shillings on the Force’s accounts. Police officials led by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye and Under …

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Police fails to account for UGX 1.2 billion NTR collections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police officials have failed to account for up to 1.2 billion shillings which was collected under Non-Tax Revenues during the financial year 2016/2017 and 2017/2018. Police’s Non-Tax Revenue is generated from express penalties, firearm certificates and guard fees. During the two financial years, the …

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Energy Ministry stuck as staff leave for petroleum authority, UNOC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several technical staff in the Energy Ministry mainly in the Directorate of Petroleum have left for well-paying jobs in the Petroleum Authority of Uganda-PAU and Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), parliament heard on Friday. As a result, the Ministry couldn’t spend Shillings 2.8 billion that …

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