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13:13
13:13

Auditor General Exposes Mess in Uganda's Covid-19 Finances COVID-19 funding 3 1

Auditor General John Muwanga also queries that a total of 25 entities undertook Covid-19 related procurements worth 143.84 billion Shillings without fully adhering to the procurement rules and regulations. Some of the observed anomalies include irregular use of direct procurements, procurements without signed contracts, late delivery of goods, payment before receiving goods and failure to involve the contracts committee.
17:29
17:29

Auditor General Failed to Carry Out 14,000 Audits in 2020 2 1

Auditor General John Muwanga together with several officials from his office today presented a performance report for financial year 2019/2020 and half financial year 2020/2021 to Parliament’s Finance Committee.
15:10
15:10

MPs Question Energy Ministry Officials Over Failure to Spend UGX 10Bn Ministry of Energy 2 1

Auditor General John Muwanga observed the under absorption of funds allocated to the Ministry. He noted that out of the provided budget of Shillings 484.03 billion, 473.9 billion was spent by the Ministry and the balance of Shillings 10.12 billion was unspent and swept back to the Consolidated Fund.
15:44
15:44

Auditor General Queries Absence of Petroleum Investment Framework Petroleum Fund 4 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga noted that although the government appointed the Investment Advisory Committee (IAC), there is no approved Petroleum Revenue Investment Policy (PRIP) and Investment framework to guide operations of the petroleum revenue.
06:54
06:54

PAC Grills Mbarara Hospital Officials Over Expired Drugs, Understaffing expiry of drugs 1 4 Top story

The expired drugs found in the stores included Loperamide Hydrochloride Capsules, Vitamin B1, B2, B6, B12 Folate Tablets, Syringes, Oral Morphine, Mebendazol 500mg, CD4 Reagent tests, Malaria HRP2 Test Kits, Determine HIV ½ Test Strips, Therapeutic milk, Blood Lancets and others.
20:26
20:26

Forensic, Specialized Audits Unfunded 2 1 Top story

Masuba told the committee Chaired by Rubanda East MP, Henry Musasizi that they require a total budget of Shillings 68.8 billion in the coming financial year but have only been allocated Shillings 59.9 billion leaving a gap of Shillings 8.92 billion.
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.
13:09
13:09

Moroto Hospital Fails to Attract Specialists karamoja sub region 1 2

According to the Auditor General’s Report for 2017/2018, Moroto hospital lacks key staff and yet more than 1.2 billion shillings meant for recruitment of staff was returned to the treasury.
20:48
20:48

Probe into Cooperative Bank Closure Takes Twist 3 1

Ivan Asiimwe, a former shareholder of Cooperative Bank Limited informed the committee that in 1964 different cooperative unions established the Cooperative Bank under the Cooperative Societies Act and that a second Cooperative Bank was incorporated in 1997 under the Companys Act.
19:06
19:06

Govt Loses UGX 865 Billion to Financial Indiscipline 1 1

The Auditor General says that as a result of inadequate financial controls, a number of government agencies are overriding financial controls resulting in mischarging of expenditure, wasteful expenditure, and payments for undisclosed domestic arrears, among others.
15:22
15:22

Auditor General Reveals UGX 28 Billion Loss in YLP 1

The Auditor General found that almost 64 percent of the sampled youth projects, consisting of 71 percent value of loans, were non-existent and another 25 percent had reportedly embezzled the funds.
13:44
13:44

Uganda's Public Debt Hits UGX 41.5 Trillion audit report 1 1 Top story

The Auditor General John Muwanga said that the government would require more than 65 percent of the total revenue collections to service loans as projected in the next financial year 2019/2020.
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.
15:54
15:54

COSASE Directs BOU to Produce Documents of Greenland Bank Closure bank of uganda 4 1

Parliaments committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE has ordered the Bank of Uganda BoU to produce all documents relating to the closure of Greenland Bank.
15:37
15:37

Auditor General Rejects Teefe Bank Inventory Report 5 1 Top story

The rejected documents were availed after demands by legislators that BoU avails the report to facilitate investigations into the irregular closure of Banks over the years. The Bank of Uganda had initially indicated that an inventory report for Teefe Trust Bank never existed.
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.
17:26
17:26

Central Bank Defends Crane Bank Takeover closure of banks 1

The Auditor General queried the failure by the Central Bank to prepare a plan to revive Crane Bank and the consideration of 200 billion Shillings from the bad books as the selling price for Crane Bank to DFCU Bank.
15:57
15:57

Closed Banks: BoU Declines to Provide Statements on Customer Deposits, Loans closure of banks 4 1

The investigations stem from the 2017 forensic report by the Auditor General, John Muwanga. This morning, the Bank of Uganda BoU top management led by Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile and Deputy Governor, Louis Kasekende appeared before COSASE to explain circumstances that led to the closure of the seven banks
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.
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