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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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PAC probes Isimba, Karuma dam rock payment omission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday tasked Ministry of Energy officials to explain the omission of payment for rock in the contract for construction of Isimba and Karuma Hydro Power Dams. The officials led by the Permanent Secretary Robert …

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Judiciary PS snubs criminal investigations team on bank statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Efforts by the Criminal investigations department of police to secure accountability documents for money that was reportedly wired to personal accounts of Judiciary staff have so far yielded no fruit. This is according to Detective Assistant Inspector of Police Olwach Michael. The detectives were …

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Mubende hospital director pinned over UGX 777m expenditure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has faulted the Mubende Regional Referral Hospital Director, Alex Andema over a 777.8 million Shillings wrongly expenditure on a stalled building.  Andema and other hospital officials on Tuesday appeared before the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi …

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