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09:22
09:22

Without Recovering Pending Gov’t Empowerment Funds, PDM is Designed to Fail - MPs Emyooga 3 1

The Auditor General’s report for FY 2020/202 revealed that groups such Lezebu Central Produce Traders received Shillings eight million Shillings in FY 2017/2018 and has never repaid. Another group, Abira-Alur Youth Grind Milling Project received seven million Shillings and has only paid Shillings 200,000 only in FY 2019/2020.
11:24
11:24

ICT Ministry Finalises PDM Management Information System-Minister 3 1

Under the arrangement, the Ministry of ICT intends to buy devices, particularly computers, to give parish chiefs and train them and other government leaders on how to collect information and feed it to the central database for monitoring.
18:54
18:54

Museveni Tasks Religious Leaders to Mobilise Citizens to embrace PDM 3 2

The call was part of his message during the groundbreaking ceremony and fundraising drive for the construction of St Mary's Women and Children Specialized Hospital at Bujumbura Cathedral, the headquarters of the Hoima Catholic Diocese.
16:09
16:09

Opposition Outlines Ten Milestones Accomplished in First Year domestic debts 1 2

Joyce Baagala Ntwaatwa, the Shadow Minister of Information and Anti-Corruption disclosed that the Opposition produced the first-ever legislative agenda, and overall strategic driver of all the outputs, which was launched on August 30th, 2021 to help the common man.
14:07
14:07

Farmers In Rwenzori Ask Gov't To Exclude Coffee From PDM Coffee Farmers 5 1

Coffee farmers fear that any setbacks in the PDM will have devastating effects on coffee and disrupt the national economy.
13:28
13:28

Activists Want Women at the Forefront of Parish Development Model 4

The program is a new strategy designed to improve household incomes and lift Ugandans out of the subsistence economy to the money economy.
17:50
17:50

Parish Development Model Funds Lying Idle in District Accounts 3 1 Top story

In Hoima district, 840 million shillings were received to facilitate the operations of the parish development model but Charles Kajura, the district focal person for the Programme says they could not disburse it to the various parishes over a lack of implementation guidelines. In Bukwo district, Resident District Commissioner Hashaka Mpimbaza says that Chief Administrative Officer has failed to disclose how much funds were disbursed for the programme.
07:07
07:07

UGX72BN Blights Parish Development Model Rollout funding shortfall 1

Paul Omara, the Otuke County MP in Otuke district observed that Parish Chiefs who will be central in the implementation of PDM are not being resourced to do their work because Parliament did not have time to debate PDM thoroughly before implementation.
18:58
18:58

Budget Committee Questions Government's Preparedness to Implement Parish Model 3

The budget gap is highlighted in a report by the Public Service and Local Government which was presented to the Budget Committee by the chairperson Godfrey Onzima.
18:43
18:43

Parliament Directs Finance Ministry on Parish Development Model Guidelines 5 1

On Tuesday, the Bukooli County Central MP, Solomon Silwany triggered a heated debate in the house when he queried how Post Bank was procured to manage the disbursement of funds to parishes.
08:18
08:18

District Officials Cautioned on Accountability of Parish Development Model Funds technocrats 4 1

Brig. Gen. Felix Kulaigye, the Director of Mindset Change at Operation Wealth Creation-OWC says issues of accountability and transparency are very vital while implementing the project.
08:21
08:21

Gov't Failure To Gazette Guidelines Slows Implementation of Parish Development Model 2

Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the Leader of Opposition in Parliament who also doubles the Nyendo-Mukungwe Division MP in Masaka city faulted the government for what he describes as inefficiencies, which may lead to misuse of program funds.
15:02
15:02

Youth Leaders Demand Involvement in Parish Development Model Program 6

The youth are worried that if not involved, the parish chiefs and other leaders will sideline them during implementation.
16:42
16:42

Acholi Leaders Want Large Parishes Allocated Additional Funds in New Program financial inclusion 3 1

Some leaders in Acholi have argued that before the disbursement, the government should consider allocating the funds based on the population size in a particular parish.
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