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PPDA regulations flouted in Entebbe Airport contract award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has discovered that procurement regulations in the award of the US$200 million contract for the expansion and upgrading of Entebbe International Airport were flouted. In 2014, Government through Ministry of Works and Transport contracted China …

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Parliament questions delays in procurement of new EC offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has questioned the Electoral Commission-EC on the reported breach of procurement procedures in the move to acquire new premises for its headquarters. Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) earmarked the current EC premises at Jinja road for construction of the Jinja-Kampala …

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Gov’t to explain Museveni’s procurement directives contravening PPDA law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Shadow Minister for Works and Mawokota South MP, Yusuf Nsibambi has asked government agencies to adhere to procurement laws instead of following President Museveni’s directives. According to Nsibambi, President Museveni has been issuing directives on roads for Chinese companies to be considered for projects, …

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Transparency in government projects is taking root – new report

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | As the government continues to put much emphasis on investing in big infrastructure ventures, some members of the public have raised concerns about transparency right from procurement up to completion of projects. But a new report, the 4th of this nature, published on Feb.12 by …

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Uganda’s proposed Shs45.6bn budget concerns

Budget analysts suggests that government focuses on domestic revenue mobilisation and external borrowing to boost economy in FY2021/2022 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coronavirus pandemic, economy, donor support, government spending are the main factors that will determine the design, implementation and success of the new budget for FY2021/22, according …

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Uganda – Kenya trade tension

Ugandan manufacturers to ran to East African Court of Justice over trade restrictions Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Tensions between Ugandan traders and the Kenyan government is likely to get worse a head of the festive season this December, according to executives at the Uganda Manufacturers Association. The traders …

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Uganda’s $50million ballot paper deal settled

Electoral Commission ignores local firms, awards ballot printing to foreign firms Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Electoral Commission will go ahead with printing ballot papers with foreign companies, even when the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) strongly advised that the ballot printing tender …

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