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Gov’t spent UGX 1.15 trillion without Parliament approval

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government spent 1.15 trillion Shillings without parliament approval during the Financial Year 2018/2019.  This is carried in a report of the Auditor-General for the year ended December 2019 presented to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. Government-approved a budget of 32 trillion Shillings for …

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Court orders against gov’t pre-arranged- Speaker Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says that garnishee orders against government are pre-arranged to defraud public finances. A garnishee order is a directive by court to allow creditors recover debt from a third party. The order can be carried out by taking money …

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Auditor General queries absence of Petroleum Investment Framework

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Auditor-General John Muwanga has queried the absence of a Petroleum Investment Framework to guide investment of funds under the Petroleum Revenue Investment Reserve in Bank of Uganda. While presenting his audit report for the year ended December 2019 to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca …

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Ssempijja differs with parliament on UPDF fisheries operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Vincent Ssempijja, the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, has differed with parliament on the suspension of operations by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Unit against illegal fishing activities. In December last year, parliament resolved to halt the operations of the UPDF Fisheries Unit …

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Rules committee chairperson defends committee work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  During each session of parliament, the Speaker of parliament directs the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against some legislators. The committee is mandated to investigate complaints of contempt of parliament, breach of privileges and indiscipline among others. The Committee conducts …

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Opposition tables Constitution Amendment Bill

✳ Remove of army  representation ✳ Restrict Ministers to 21 ✳ Repeal office of RDCs ✳ Repeal office of Prime Minister ✳ Reinstate Presidential term limits ✳ Involve judiciary in appointing Electoral Commission member Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition has tabled the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Bukoto …

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Speaker Kadaga demands list of disciplined UPDF soldiers

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF to present a list of its soldiers and officers who have been disciplined for misconduct and rights violations. According to Kadaga, over time, there has been gross misconduct and the violation …

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East African integration crucial for survival -Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Regional integration is crucial for the survival of East Africans, President Yoweri Museveni has noted. According to Museveni, the region provides a bigger market compared to individual member states. He was addressing teams participating in the President Yoweri Museveni at the MTN Arena Lugogo …

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