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11:35
11:35

Nakasongola Asks UGX 588M to Fight Second Wave of COVID-19 1

Sam Kigula, the Nakasongola district LC V Chairperson, says the money is needed to intensify their efforts in the fight against the pandemic because of the laxity in the community
11:47
11:47

Court Quashes Audit Reports Against Soroti University Secretary judicial review 2

During the hearing, the Auditor General through an affidavit of Senior Auditor, General Bashir Lubega opposed the application, saying that the forensic investigations and reports were done in line with the National Audit Act of 2008 and therefore are in line with the required procedure.
11:35
11:35

Sheema, Moroto Districts Perform well in Youth Funds Recovery 2 1

Although the program has registered numerous challenges in recovery and project implementation, the new findings by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through independent consultants from the university of California Los Angeles and Makerere University indicates that at least some districts performed well.
12:42
12:42

Shortage of Medical Equipment Affects Moroto Hospital Operations 4 1

Joyce Iduwan, a nursing officer who was on duty told URN that working without the said equipment has always forced them to refer mothers to Matany, one of the missionary hospitals in Karamoja.
11:23
11:23

Amudat Revisits Wage Bill to Address Staff Shortage 1 1

Apart from the District Internal Auditor and the District Production Officer, all other heads of department are in acting positions. According to the Auditor General’s Report for the 2016/2017 financial year, the district had a staffing gap of 160 positions.
16:07
16:07

Low Revenue Collection Affecting Service Delivery in Karamoja karamoja districts 1

Isaiah Tumwesigye, the Town Clerk Moroto Municipality says part of the problem is caused by the absence of law enforcement officers. He says that the Municipality operates with one enforcement officer which affects operations against revenue defaulters.
11:44
11:44

Karamoja Districts Delay Staff Recruitment youth unemployment 1 1

Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer, Nabilatuk, says sections of people in the district want the recruitment delayed as their relatives finish with school and obtain the required qualifications.
08:21
08:21

Moroto Bus Terminal Works Resume 1

By the end of June, 2018, only a storage building containing stalls had been put up by Rock Trust Construction Company Limited that was contracted by Moroto Municipal Council.
15:57
15:57

MPs Caution Local Governments Against Harassing Taxpayers 1 2

Sauda Namuleme, the Masaka Municipal Chief Financial officer and Joseph Ssebudde, the Town clerk Mityana Municipality told the committee that they had resolved to adopt a system of confiscating merchandises of non-compliant tax payers in the area.
07:50
07:50

Karamoja Youth Struggle to Repay Livelihood Funds 1

Youth groups across Karamoja sub region are struggling to repay the Youth Livelihood Programme YLP funds disbursed to their various projects. Karamoja sub-region received 4.78 billion shillings but more than half of the money has not been recovered.
07:36
07:36

MPs Grill Masaka Municipal Officials Over Missing Millions accountability 1

In his report, the Auditor General accuses the municipality of failing to account for Shillings 83 million allegedly paid to pensioners. According to the report, although the municipality claims to have paid the money to pensioners, there is no evidence to that effect.
16:53
16:53

Sembabule District Officials Probed over Revenue Shortfalls 1 1

Today, the committee led by Aswa County Member of Parliament Reagan Okumu asked Sembabule District Chief Administrative Officer Willy Bataringaya to explain why patients at public health centres were asked to pay for medical services which are supposed to be provided at no cost.
17:38
17:38

Corruption Cited in Distribution of Youth Livelihood Funds 3 1 Top story

Ibrahim Kitatta, the secretary general of Uganda Youth Council says they have documented numerous complaints from beneficiaries indicating that some youths were forced to sign for higher amounts than the actual amount of money received.
15:44
15:44

MPs Want NMS to Refund Unspent Funds 1

The recommendation followed reports from the Auditor General and District Public Accounts Committee indicating that health centres received fewer supplies from National Medical Stores than allocated in their annual budgets.
17:15
17:15

IGG Probes Mismanagement of Funds in Nakaseke

A letter dated January 30, 2017 indicates that auditors failed to trace any of the planned valley dams in Kinyogogga Sub County and Kinoni Sub County. Each of the sub counties received 10 million Shillings each for excavation of valley dams.
17:21
17:21

PAC Grills Treasury Secretary Over Low Loan Absorption 1 2

Keith Muhakanizi had been summoned by the committee chaired by Soroti Woman MP, Angeline Osege to answer queries raised by the Auditor General in his 2014/2015 value for money audit. The audit highlighted governments poor utilisation of external loans.
18:24
18:24

Drama As PAC Interrogates Former UHI Officials 3 1

Drama started when MPs led by the committee Vice Chairperson, Gerald Karuhanga asked Joseph Eseru whether he had been contacted by the current Chief Accountant, David Matovu over missing funds in the institute.
18:17
18:17

PAC Summons Former Officials of Heart Institute Over UGX 464m Theft 3 1

The Heart Institute earns non tax revenue of over Shillings 2 billion annually. The money is used to run activities of the institute in line with the annual work plan.
18:41
18:41

PAC Detains Top Mbale Referral Hospital Officials audit queries 1 1

In his 2015 report, Auditor General John Muwanga noted that the money meant for administrative purposes remained unused yet officials failed to explain its whereabouts.
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