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Mulago hospital grilled over unutilized UGX 4Bn for salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament who sit on the Public Accounts Committee (Central) have tasked the interdicted Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director, Dr Byarugaba Baterana, to explain the hospital’s failure to absorb Shs4 billion meant for salaries of new staff. The Auditor General’s report for the …

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Tororo hospital X-ray machine lies idle for three years

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An x-ray machine procured by the health ministry for Tororo General Hospital has remained idle for three years since delivery. The machine has not been put to use since its procurement in 2019 rising concern from legislators on the Public Accounts Committee who made an impromptu …

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Tororo municipal officials probed over mismanagement of road fund

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate in Bukedi is investigating three officials of Tororo municipal council over allegations of embezzlement of funds. The officials include Mayor Kennedy Orono Nyapidi, the town clerk Paul Omoko, and Municipal Engineer Francis Okema. On Tuesday, the officials were summoned over allegations of …

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MPs urge gov’t to fast track funds for new administrative units

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have tasked government to expeditiously process funds meant to operationalise the new local government units which they say have been rendered redundant. The Tororo district woman MP, Sarah Opendi, during the Parliament sitting of Tuesday, 29 March 2022, raised a matter of national …

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UWOPA urges gov’t to find money to support maternal health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament under the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) have asked government to re-align its priorities and find money to fight maternal mortality which they said is on the increase. UWOPA members said that the budget proposed for the health sector for financial year …

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MPs to probe agreement with Russian car tracking company

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is to examine the agreement between Uganda and Global Security JSC, a Russian company that was awarded a 10-year contract to install digital monitoring systems in all motorcycles and vehicles in Uganda. This follows a motion by Tororo Woman MP Sarah Opendi, who said …

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Parliament grants leave to Opendi to introduce bill on surrogacy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo Woman Member of Parliament Sarah Opendi has secured leave of parliament to introduce the surrogacy bill. Surrogacy is an arrangement where a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for another person who will or become the actual parent. The proposed law will look at sperm …

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