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PAC grills defense officials over UGX 1.7 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The return of shillings 1.7 billion that was meant for pensioners to the consolidated fund by the Defense Ministry in the 2017/2018 financial year has irked members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The issue came to the fore on Thursday during an interface between …

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Local gov’t ministry tasked to explain unauthorized expenditures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has faulted the Ministry of Energy for spending more than 10 billion Shillings to clear domestic arrears, without authorization. Questions were specifically raised on the expenditure of 10.54 billion Shillings on domestic arrears contrary to 2.4 billion Shillings that was …

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MPs turn away MUBS officials over inconsistent accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday turned away officials from Makerere University Business School (MUBs) for presenting inconsistent Statements of Accounts. MUBS Principal Wasswa Balunywa had led a team of University officials before the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi …

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Chief Justice calls for investigations over UGX 450m flush toilets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has called for investigations into construction of two flush toilets at 450 million shillings. Last week, Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC asked the judiciary to explain how two flush toilets were constructed at a tune of 450 million shillings. The toilets …

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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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