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PAC directs CIID to grill Finance Ministry project officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee- Central Government has asked the Criminal Investigations and the Intelligence Directorate (CIID) to interrogate officials heading different projects under the Ministry of Finance for abuse of office. The committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi on Wednesday issued a …

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MUBS former staff fail to refund UGX 820 million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven former staff of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) have failed to refund 820.2 million shillings given to them as salary while on study leave. The staff upon completion of their studies abroad flouted the staff development bonding agreement with the university. According to …

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MPs call for forensic audit of Gulu University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) – Central Government has demanded a forensic audit of Gulu University. The MPs fault the University for operating without a master plan and proper financial management procedures. Their queries arise from an audit of the University conducted by …

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PAC orders Uganda Virus Research Institute to evict retired staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee has ordered the Uganda Virus Research Institute – UVRI to evict retired staff from its staff quarters. Nandala Mafabi, the committee’s chairperson made the directive after the UVRI director Pontiano Kaleebu and his delegation appeared to respond to audit queries …

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Butabika Hospital officials grilled over drug shortages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital have been tasked to explain the stock out of essential drugs at the facility which has forced patients to resort to expensive health care systems. Led by the Executive Director Butabika Hospital, Dr David Basangwa, the …

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KAGAME: Rwandans are actually very happy

New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame has held a meeting in New York with his Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), and hailed them for sticking with the country in its struggles to get back on its feet fully. “I sincerely want to thank all of you for staying …

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PAC calls for fresh probe into Luweero-Rwenzori veterans payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has resolved to conduct further investigations into payments to different beneficiaries under the Luwero-Rwenzori Triangle Initiative, commonly referred to as Akasiimo. PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi tasked the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Directorate (CID) and the National Identification …

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PAC grills DPP officials over low case clearance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has tasked a team of officials from the Office of Director Public Prosecution-ODPP to provide details on the steps taken to solve the slow progress of cases. The officials from the ODPP led by the Deputy Director, Elem Ogwal were appearing …

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