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Police drops 2000 constable recruits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Advisory Committee (PAC) chaired by the Inspector General of Police-IGP Martin Okoth Ochola has dropped 2,000 police recruits over forgeries and surpassing required age. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that 2,000 out of 5,000 Probation Police Constables -PPC and Learner Assistant Inspector …

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Namboole stadium needs UGX 15bn for CCTV cameras, fence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mandela National Stadium is seeking 15 billion Shillings for acquisition of security equipment and to erect a fence. The budget is revealed in documents submitted to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) –Central Government by the Stadium Managing Director Jamil Sewanyana. The documents were demanded …

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NRM, Mukula fail to pay Namboole stadium UGX 1.1bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mandela National Stadium commonly referred to as Namboole Stadium is in a financial crisis with four of its tenants owing management 1.18 billion Shillings. The major debtors are Fortune Energy Limited owned by former MP Captain Mike Mukula to which Mandela Sports Hotel was …

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Ministry of Health fails to account for UGX 9.6Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from Ministry of Health have failed to account for 9.6 billion shillings they disbursed to National Medical Stores (NMS). The funds were meant to procure uniforms for health workers, beddings, productive gears and other items. The Ministry officials led by Permanent Secretary Diana …

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Justice Ministry officials grilled over unspent UGX 448.7m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministry have failed to justify the return of 448.7 million shillings to the Consolidated Fund at the close of the financial year 2017/2018. The officials led by Solicitor General Francis Atoke were on Thursday appearing before the Public …

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EAC ministry tasked to explain unspent pension funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of East African Community Affairs Permanent Secretary Edith Mwanje has been tasked to explain a failure to utilize funding that was allocated for the payment of pensioners. The ministry received an allocation of 31 billion Shillings, during the financial year 2017/2018, to clear …

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Uganda reviewing membership to International organizations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to review Uganda’s membership to International Organizations across all government entities. The decision comes at a backdrop of reports that Uganda had failed to pay a total of organizations 63 billion Shillings in subscription to different …

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Civilians overwhelm Bombo military hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bombo General Military Hospital is overwhelmed by the number of civilians, who drain the facility’s stock forcing the army to refer its officers to private facilities. The Hospital’s Director Col. Dr Ronald Nangamba says that 80 per cent of the patients attended at Bombo are …

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Defence fails to explain UGX 35 Billion unauthorized domestic arrears

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The accounting officer of the defence ministry, Edith Buturo today failed to convince Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee over 35 billion Shillings domestic arrears acquired without requisite authority. Domestic arrears refer to unpaid bills for goods and services rendered to a government entity, including wages …

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