The hotel had been granted a payment of 3 Billion shillings in October last year as a stimulus package after its operations were hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns that paralysed the hospitality industry. According to UDC, a government entity that promotes industrial and economic development, the funds were approved after a request from Nile Hotel, the holder of the hotel on behalf of the government.
According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
Kadaga said that in light of the ongoing trade wars between Uganda and other East African Countries, it is crucial that focus shifts to value addition in sugarcane, maize and other produce. She said that sugarcane can for instance be turned into syrups and paper, to save Ugandans who are struggling with markets for their agricultural produce.
Kadama are a minority community of Nakapiripirt district in Karamoja sub region. They live around Mount Kinei in the far East of district bordering Amudat as well as Kenya. According to Hon. Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP Nakapiripirit, the community needs affirmative representation in the parliament through their own constituency in order to address political representation.
Akol was asked to leave the house on Thursday and advised to self-quarantine after telling members that he had been to South Korea and South Africa in recent days. South Korea, one of the country’s worst hit by the pandemic, has reported nearly 8,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus with at least 71 deaths.
Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was investigating the stalemate at Makerere University following the implementation of the 15 percent tuition policy increment.
Some of the areas include medium scale Irrigation schemes in Kabarole, Oyam, Kween, Nebbi, Butaleja, and Omoro. Others are small scale Irrigation schemes Arua, Ntoroko, Ibanda, Dokolo, Butambala, Gomba, Rukungiri,Kisoro,Kaabong, Napak,Manafwa among others.
The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
This was uncovered as a team from State House interfaced with the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament this morning. The committee is scrutinizing queries raised by the Auditor General, in his report for the financial year ending June 2018.
When a bill is tabled for first reading, MPs are provided copies for easy reference. It is also a culture for the bills tabled before Parliament to be forwarded to the Parliament Library and also uploaded on the Parliament website. However, this was not the case for the tabled reforms.
Wakabi was appointed for a six months’ contract from December 1 2018, to take on a subcontracted role, which involved protecting the interests of the government and ensuring that the other contractors on the task adhere to the project specifications.