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19:37
19:37

Gov’t Unveils 3-Year Plan to Merge Agencies, Departments UNRA 1

The government first mooted the proposal to merge its departments and agencies in 2018. It stemmed from reports indicating that many agencies were redundant, underperforming and duplicating work, yet they take chunks of money for their operations.
12:06
12:06

Court Quashes City Outdoor Advertising Fees Policy UNRA 1 Top story

“But the case at hand is about charging the applicants members with fees without any legislation. The KCCA has been illegally collecting taxes based on City Outdoor Advertising Policy. This is erroneous and illegal. Taxes, levies or charges are imposed by law duly enacted and policy of KCCA,” said Ssekaana.
12:13
12:13

MPs Approve Special Budget to Fix Roads Affected by Heavy Rains UNRA 3

Uganda received heavy rains in the last quarter of 2019, resulting in massive damage on roads and bridges, among other areas. Many of the roads became impassable as culverts were swept away, surfaces caved in and rivers burst their banks, especially in the districts of Mbale, Jinja, Masaka and Pakwach, among others.
19:04
19:04

UNRA Tasked to Explain Huge Expense on Contingency Liabilities 1 4

According to the report, out of the 3.8 trillion shillings of the approved budget for UNRA, the authority set aside 430 billion shillings for lawsuits against it, most of which were land-related.
18:58
18:58

Parliament Probes Road Construction Costs, Delays UNRA 1 2

The directive was issued this afternoon by the chairperson of the Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) committee of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa following concern on costs incurred, land acquisition delays, inadequate road designs, delays in completion of the projects, diversion of compensation funds and substandard works.
16:52
16:52

UNRA Tasked to Explain Diversion of Compensation Funds 5 1

The query was first cited by the Auditor General in his report for the year ending June 2017. According to the report, UNRA charged wrong expenditure codes to a tune of 60.5 billion Shillings constituting 3.9 per cent of the total expenditure in the financial year 2016/2017. The matter is now being reviewed by Parliament’s committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE).
18:03
18:03

Former UNRA Staff Wanted to Explain UGX 222m Fuel Payment audit report 1 1

The Auditor General noted that a review of the payment vouchers for fuel at Kampala Station revealed that payments to the tune of 222.2 million Shillings made to two local fuel companies lacked fuel consumption statements from the suppliers to justify the payments.
16:12
16:12

Whistleblower Raises Red Flag on UNRA Recruitments 1 4

Committee Chairperson Mubarak Munyagwa says that his committee had information that a number of individuals were recruited for key positions under the guise of headhunting, even when they are not adequately experienced.
16:06
16:06

Uganda to Lose UGX 300m Every day for Kampala Flyover Delays – UNRA 1 1 Top story

The 224 billion Shillings project, undertaken by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) involves the construction of flyovers at the Clock Tower, and at Kitgum House as one of the initiatives to decongest the city. The project will also cover widening of Nsambya and Mukwano Road and improvements of interfacing roads and junctions.
18:55
18:55

Online Procurement in Ten Gov't Agencies to Start in August PPDA 2 1

The agencies are Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), National Information Technology Authority Uganda, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), National social security fund, Ministry of Finance, planning and economic development, ministry of water and environment, Mpigi district local government, and Jinja district local government.
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