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19:28
19:28

MP Nandala Mafabi Takes Over PAC Leadership 1

The Public Accounts Committee PAC is mandated to examine the audited accounts by the Auditor General showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the expenditure of the central government and judiciary.
17:20
17:20

Sembabule District Engineer, CFO Probed for Misusing Road Funds 3 1

According to the Auditor Generals report, the district received 312 million Shillings from the central government to cater for periodic road maintenance as well as the construction of new roads in the area. But the committee established that Musinguzi, with the engineers approval, paid 70 million Shillings for works on two community roads that have never been executed.
17:19
17:19

MPs Query Foreign Affairs IGAD Summit Expenses 4 1

Members of the Public Accounts Committee of parliament today tasked officials from the Foreign Affairs ministry to explain how a total of 965 million Shillings was spent within a space of two days.
17:08
17:08

MP Defends Self Against Corruption Allegations 2 1

Alioni Yorke Odria is accused of allegedly using his position as a member of the Public Accounts Committee PAC to solicit for a bribe from an accounting officer, who appeared before the committee to respond to queries raised in one of the Auditor Generals report. While giving his personal statement before the House today, Alioni, who claimed to be an avid crusader against corruption, says the reports are a direct attempt to discredit his image.
17:54
17:54

MPs Throw Out Gov't Analytical Laboratory Officials Over Title land title 3 1

Gerald Karuhanga, the PAC Vice Chairperson wondered the land title doesnt indicate the acreage of the land hosting the Government laboratories.
18:09
18:09

MP In the Dock Over 1.7 Billion Shillings 4

Patrick Isiagi, Kachumbala County MP, was today grilled by fellow legislators after it emerged that during his tenure at Mulago National Referral Hospital as commissioner of accounts, he diverted about 1.7 billion shillings meant for medical expenses for hospital equipment, to cater for night allowances and construction of staff houses.
07:32
07:32

PAC Wants Former VP Kazibwe Prosecuted Over Market Cash 1 1 Top story

Alice Alaso, the PAC committee chairperson says the committee noted that the entire initiative was ill conceived.
17:16
17:16

Parliament Orders Forensic Audit Into Immigration Directorate audit queries 2

Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chaired by Serere Woman MP Alice Alaso failed to get convincing explanations from the directorate's accounting officer Godfrey Sassaga over numerous audit queries for financial year 2012/2013. Sassaga failed to adduce documentary evidence on how he spent seven billion shillings received as Non Tax revenue (NTR).
17:20
17:20

Finance Officials Quizzed Over UGX 1.4B MPs' Trips 1

Ministry of Finance officials have failed to account for 1.4 billion shillings apparently spent on legislators’ travel to Nairobi during financial year ending 2013.
17:32
17:32

MPs Pin Mbarara Hospital Director On Oxygen Shortage 1

Parliament has reprimanded Mbarara regional referral hospital director George Upenytho for failing to stock oxygen and ordering patients to buy it from garages. Upenytho was this afternoon appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chaired by Jinja East MP Paul Mwiru to answer audit queries for financial year 2012/2013.
15:43
15:43

MPs Pin Fort Portal Hospital Boss Over Expired Drugs ministry of health 2

Legislators sitting on Public Accounts Committee have this morning blamed the Fort Portal Hospital director Dr. Charles Olara for failing to plan properly and accumulating expired drugs. Dr. Olara was responding to audit queries of 2012/2013 financial year which indicated that the hospital stored expired drugs alongside the good ones.
18:01
18:01

PAC Summons Fort Portal Hospital Boss Over Expired Drugs

Fort Portal Referral Hospital director, Dr. Kyebambe Kaliisa, will tomorrow face Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over accusations of exposing patients to expired drugs. In the 2012/2013 Auditor General’s report, it was highlighted that the hospital management didn’t dispose of expired drugs and keeps them in their record.
20:18
20:18

MPs Quiz Mulago Director Over Illegal Payments mulago hospital

The Executive Director of Mulago Hospital Dr Baterena Byaruhanga could only afford an apology after legislators on Public Accounts Committee (PAC) squeezed him over making advance payments of 228 million shillings to individual accounts.
17:05
17:05

Former Juba Mission Accounting Officer Fails to Account for UGX 216B ugandans in juba 2 1 Top story

The former Accounting Officer for Uganda’s Juba Mission Habib Migadde has failed to account for funds amounting to 216.2 billion shillings.
07:48
07:48

PAC Report Implicates Pius Bigirimana mp joseph sewungu 2

The report pins Bigirimana and other officials in the OPM for among other things diversion of funds, negligence of duty and spending money outside the budget frame work.
17:12
17:12

PAC Grills Mulago Officials Over the Delayed Purchase of a Cobalt Machine cancer treatment 2

According to the auditor general’s report ending 30th June 2011, the treasury released 2.2 billion shillings in the 2010/2011 financial year for the purchase of a cobalt machine to aid the treatment of cancer patients.
15:05
15:05

Minister Nankabirwa Accused Of Recruiting Parallel BMU Officers hon paul mwiru 2 3

State Minister for Fisheries Ruth Nankabirwa is at the centre of a controversy involving extortion of money from fishermen on Lake Victoria and abusing the powers of Beach Management Unit - BMU officials.
17:39
17:39

Auditor Accuses Bigirimana Of Hiding Vital Documents opm prdp scandal 3

Auditors had begun queries on a number of irregular cash withdrawals of above 10 billion shillings in the name of Bigirimana. There were queries on 823 million shillings advanced to staff. They also discovered the “Kasiimo account” in Centenary Bank to which signatories, monies deposited and beneficiaries were all not known.
16:31
16:31

Malaba Immigration Post Constructed On A Wetland 2

An audit inspection carried out in November revealed that the Justice Law and Order Sector project cost a tune of over 360 million shillings. However, the works were not completed and the building was abandoned and inaccessible.
14:54
14:54

MPs Query Presidential Pledge to Owino Park Yard Vendors ministry of finance 4

Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have today questioned how money given to members of the Park Yard market as a presidential pledge ended up being a loan.
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