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19:59
19:59

Kabale LCV Chairman, Councillors Clash over PAC Report 4 1

Kiganda is currently the District Engineer for Rukiga. The councillors petitioned the Office of the Speaker demanding for Kigandas Investigations over alleged misuse of over 40 million shillings meant to rehabilitate roads in 2016/2017 financial year.
20:24
20:24

PAC Quizzes Ethics And Integrity Officials over Unaccounted Funds 1

The officials were summoned on Wednesday by the Public Accounts Committee-PAC to provide responses to audit queries raised in the June 2016 and June 2017 auditor generals report.
17:36
17:36

Finance Ministry Speaks Out on Disbanding Privatization Unit ministry of finance

The Public Accounts Committee PAC recently recommended to Parliament that the Privatization Unit be dissolved immediately. The unit, which is under the Finance Ministry, is charged with divesting public enterprises
19:03
19:03

PAC Wants PS Muhakanizi Prosecuted 1 1

The Public Accounts Committee recommends that the Inspector General of Government IGG should investigate the irregularities in mandamus payments with a view to prosecute the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to Treasury PS/ST Keith Muhakanizi. The committee also says that the PS/ST should set up a robust system of payment of court awards that ensures fairness and transparency.
17:28
17:28

PAC Recommends Dissolution of Privatization Unit ministry of finance 4

In its report seen by URN that is due for debate in parliament on Tuesday, PAC, which is chaired by the Soroti Woman MP, Angelline Osegge, says the unit should be dissolved within 3 months from the date of adoption of the report to save government from nugatory expenditure.
13:05
13:05

Judiciary, PAC Meeting Flops Over Absence of PS audit queries 1 2

The Judiciary was queried for banking bail deposits on the Consolidated Fund account instead of the bail account in the Central bank, failure to account for 761 million Shillings paid to State Briefs and the accumulation of domestic arrears arising out of unpaid utilities, rent, expenses on cleaning services and motor vehicle maintenance, among others.
18:15
18:15

PAC Grills Prison Officials Over Debts 3 1 Top story

David Nsalasata, the Director of Production told the Public Accounts Committee PAC of parliament that the debt has since gone up to Shillings 65 billion.
19:48
19:48

MPs Grill Bigirimana Over Workman Compensation Disparities pius bigirimana 1

Bigirimana said there is a committee composed of the accountant, himself and the Commissioner for Labour that takes charge of handling claims and approving benefits.
17:36
17:36

Youth Livelihood Fund: PAC Quizzes Bigirimana Over Ghost Beneficiaries gender ministry 3

According to the Auditor Generals report, the Youth Livelihood Program lacked a proper accountability framework or detailed guidelines for accountability of the revolving funds.
07:34
07:34

Pope Could Use Old Vehicles on Second Visit pope francis 2 1

The Holy Catholic Father Pope Francis is expected to re-visit Uganda next year in July following his acceptance of an invitation extended to him by the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar SECAM, a bloc of African Catholic Bishops, which will converge in Uganda to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary.
19:45
19:45

Delayed Resettlement of Bududa Residents Blamed on Culture bududa landslide 1 5

The acting Permanent Secretary, in the Office of the Prime Minister Joel Wanjala, today told Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC that whereas there have been shortcomings on the side of the government to resettle survivors earlier; the project implementation had been derailed by strong cultural attachments.
10:13
10:13

PAC Recommends Forensic Audit on the Fisheries Project

Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC has recommended that a forensic audit should be undertaken on the Fisheries Development Project--FDP. The recommendation carried in the committees report to parliament seeks to bring to justice officers who made a wasteful expenditure and diverted 12.3 billion Shillings of the Africa Development Bank ADB Ioan.
07:26
07:26

PAC Grills Energy Officials Over Fuel Deal energy ministry 2 1

Officials from the Energy Ministry on Wednesday failed to explain why the ministry directly procured Global Fluids International GFI S.A to test the quality of petroleum products, a procedure that violated Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets PPDA regulations.
16:46
16:46

PAC Summons Chief Govt Valuer Over Refinery Project Compensations ministry of energy 1 1 Top story

Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC has today summoned the Chief Government Valuer Robert Kermundo to appear and explain inconsistencies in the Ministry of Energys payment of Project Affected Persons PAPs to pave way for construction of the oil refinery.
19:37
19:37

MPs Probe Breaches in Compensation Payments for Refinery Project energy ministry 1 1

Auditor General John Muwanga reveals anomalies in the compensation process ranging from low compensations, over and under valuation as well as inappropriate rates. This is according to the value for money audit report on the compensation of Project Affected Persons under the refinery project for the year ended December 2017.
17:57
17:57

PTA Loan: MPs Tell Muhakanizi to Wait For Special Audit Report keith muhakanizi 1 2

The PAC Chairperson, Angelline Osegge and her Vice Chairperson, Gerald Karuhanga wondered why Muhakanizi is in a rush to attack the committee and its findings before the special audit report is released.
18:49
18:49

Uganda's Membership to International Organizations Hangs in Balance unido 2

The ministry pays membership fees to four International Organizations including the World Trade Organization, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa COMESA and United Nations Industrial Development Organization UNIDO and South Center.
07:59
07:59

MPs Query Funding to Private Universities 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries include Kisubi Brothers University College 912 million, Bishop Stuart University 380 million, Kumi University 300 million, Nkumba University 300 million, Mountains of the Moon University 150 million and Ndejje University 150 million.
19:16
19:16

Finance Ministry Ignored Mutebile Advice on PTA Loan pta bank loan 5 1

Finance ministry officials ignored advice of the central bank Governor when processing the 200-million-dollar Preferential Trade Are-PTA loan, legislators have heard today. In a letter dated February 2, 2016, the Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile advised the finance minister Matia Kasaija together with the Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi not to proceed with the borrowing.
16:45
16:45

Finance Minister Kasaija Apologizes to PAC mp angelline osegge 1 1

In her report, Osegge explained that she personally made a phone call to Kasaija to discuss a way forward but the minister assured her that he wouldnt appear before PAC and hang up. The Trade Committee Chairperson, Kenneth Lubogo supported Osegge, saying Kasaija is poor at attending committee meetings.
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