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07:17
07:17

PAC Summons Auditor General, Accountant General and IGP Over Health Worker's Uniforms Parliament 3 1 Top story

During the committee sitting on August 23rd, 2019, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwiine informed PAC that the Ministry made a request to NMS to procure health worker’s uniforms and medical stationery. NMS contracted Nytil Company Limited to supply the uniforms.
11:35
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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
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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.
13:06
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Constructuion of Amudat Council Chambers Stalls 1 1

When contacted, the new Chief Administrative Officer for Amudat, Hajji Wasswa Masokoyi says they have allocated another 185 million shillings for the completion of the chamber hall.
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
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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.
14:02
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Uganda to Attend EITI Board Meeting in Ukraine minerals 1

It is first time Uganda is attending the meeting after cabinet agreed that Uganda should join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative EITI. It is expected that Ugandas membership to EITI will enhance transparency and accountability and lasting value as it prepares for Oil and Gas production.
21:00
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EITI : Uganda Opens Up To Contract Transparency In Oil global witness 3 1

Winnie Ngabirwe, the coordinator of Publish What You Pay PYP Uganda, says the move is welcome because it opens the oil and gas sector in Uganda to citizen scrutiny. She says dealing in the oil and gas sector will no longer remain secretive as they have been in the past.
11:44
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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.
17:20
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Anti-Corruption Agencies Engage Clerics On Graft Fight country 5 1 Top story

In his remarks, Bamugemereire explained that they are seeking to partner with IRCU in the fight against corruption, saying religious bodies are very important vehicles of creating awareness among masses.
16:53
16:53

Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
07:35
07:35

MPs Want Comprehensive Audit on Defunct Banks crane bank 1

Parliaments committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE has directed the Auditor General to audit defunct banks and the processes of their liquidation.
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Ugandans Must Jointly Fight Corruption – Agencies ppda 2 4 Top story

The call was made by several anti-corruption agencies at the launch of the annual anti-corruption week ahead of the International Anti-Corruption day marked on December 9. This years activities will be carried out under the theme; Restoring Integrity in Public Service, Regaining Citizens trust in Anti-Corruption Fight.
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Auditor General Rejects UGX 250 Bn Claim By Oil Companies tullow uganda 2 1 Top story

The rejected costs had been inflated by the companies in order to claim more money from government when oil production begins.
07:24
07:24

Kisaka and Company to Audit Office of Auditor General 3

Parliament of Uganda has after finally approved an audit firm, Kisaka and company to audit the office of the Auditor General of Uganda.
07:14
07:14

Moroto Hospital Delays To Procure Oxygen Plant 1

The Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that the delayed procurement and installation of the plant hinders effective service delivery. Dr. Alfred Francis Ogwang, the Acting Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says construction is underway and is managed at the Ministry of health.
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06:58

Amudat Snubs AG Recommendations on Training Head Teachers 1

In his 2016 audit report, the Auditor General John Muwanga observed that eight primary schools in Amudat didnt provide proper Books of Accounts for the Universal Primary Education- UPE funds received. Benton Luke Logiel, the Amudat District Education Officer, says he hasnt heard of or attended any financial management training.
08:01
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Makerere Loses UGX 380 Million to Retired Staff makerere university 1 Top story

Makerere University erroneously paid 386 million Shillings to retired staff following delay to delete their names from the university payroll, the Auditor Generals report indicates.
09:50
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Understaffed Govt Agencies Limiting Service Delivery government agencies 1 Top story

Understaffed government agencies are overworking their staff, which is constraining service delivery, the Auditor Generals 2012/13 financial year report has revealed. In the report released to Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of Parliament, it revealed that of the 18 statutory bodies, there was a shortfall of 706 workers, which represents 38 percent shortfall.
07:19
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Procurement Authority Given Power To Act On Fraud public procurement 3

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) has been given powers to investigate and bring to book organizations that break procurement procedures. Amendments to the PPDA Act became effective this month, taking the authority from being a “toothless barking dog” to one that can act in instances where fraud is suspected.
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