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Museveni accuses PPDA of frustrating Public-Private Partnerships

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has accused the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority-PPDA of frustrating partnerships between state-owned agencies and private investors. Museveni argues that some PPDA protocols, which sound legally applicable in the course of procuring user items like machinery, are not …

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PPDA tribunal cancels wrongfully awarded Uganda Airlines fuel deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) tribunal has cancelled the aviation fuel supply contract that Uganda National Airlines had awarded to Vivo Energy, citing procurement irregularities. On November 8, 2022, Uganda Airlines, through a newspaper advertisement, invited sealed bids for the procurement …

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Court upholds UGX 90M award to former PPDA finance boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has upheld the more than Shillings 90million award given to Mary Pamela Sozi, the former Director of Finance and Administration in the Public Procurement Disposable Act-PPDA in compensation for unlawful termination. The judgment arises from a decision by the …

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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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