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Katuntu throws out NFA boss over accountability documents.

Katuntu throws out NFA boss over accountability documents.

Officials of the National forestry Authority(NFA) led by the Authorities Executive Director Micheal Mugisha  were shown the exit from  a meeting of the Parliamentary  Committee on  Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) over lack of detailed accountability documents. The Committee Chaired by Bugweri County MP Abdul Katuntu told  the NFA officials to leave the […]

MPs on PAC develop work plan to deal with accountability backlog

MPs on PAC develop work plan to deal with accountability backlog

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has unveiled its July to September 2016 quarterly work plan in a bid intended to streamline their activities as they address the backlog of accountability reports from several ministries and government agencies. The Committee Chairperson,  Angeline Osegge (Soroti) urged Members to actively participate in committee activities especially upcoming […]

Opposition MPs seek to amend tenure of accounts committee.

Opposition MPs seek to amend tenure of accounts committee.

Opposition Members of Parliament have today July 27, 2016,  proposed an amendment in the tenure period of accountability committees from the current two and half years to five years to enable a smooth operation of their work. Speaking to Journalists at Parliament during the handover ceremony for the parliamentary committee on local government accounts, the […]

Committee interviews more witnesses in OPM scandal

The probe into the scam at the office of the prime minister continues to unearth irregularities. The public accounts committee has today grilled two more suppliers of the Office of the Prime Minister. They are Zephaniah Robuk the director of Salgado Enterprises and Fabian Cassie the managing director Centenary Bank. The committee chaired by Jinja […]

Basoga want educated Kyabazinga

A group of Busoga professionals has fronted a proposal requiring that for anybody to become the Kyabazinga of Busoga, the must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in any field. The professionals together with academics and religious leaders have jointly submitted their views to the committee that is reviewing the Busoga constitution. Led by Professor […]

MPs are divided over the summoning of the First Lady Jnet Museveni

Members of parliament have disagreed over the summoning of the minister for Karamoja and First Lady Janet Museveni by the Public Accounts Committee. The committee is considering summoning the first lady after she was named in the Auditor General’s Report among the people who allegedly used PRDP funds for private travels to Israel. The report […]

Muntu fears losing FDC presidency over forgery

  The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu now fears to lose his post in the party. This follows last Sunday’s announcement by the FDC committee investigating complaints related to last year’s party presidential elections that it will start its inquiries into the matter on February 13. The Budadiri west […]

Pius Bigirimana admits to intiating transfer of Internal Auditor Shaban Wejula

The permanent secretary in the office of the Prime Minister Pius Bigirimana has defended the former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi over his role in the transfer of the internal auditor Shaban Wejula. While appearing before the public accounts committee of parliament that is investigating financial mismanagement in the office of the Prime Minister Bigirimana said […]

Ministry of Internal affairs wants more funding for National ID project

Public accounts committee of parliament have directed ministry of internal affairs officials to produce before the committee the progress and performance report of the 1st phase of the Uganda population data base identification project. According to the auditor general’s report of 2009/2010 the ministry officials  failed to produce the progress reports even after claiming to […]

Lawyer Peter Kibirango insists Aidah Nantaba was wrongly appointed Lands minister

The legal troubles of newly appointed state lands Minister Aidah Nantaba are far from over. A city lawyer Peter Kibirango has filed an application before court seeking to be allowed to serve the minister with the petition against her appointment through the newspapers. Kibirango says he has taken all necessary steps to effect personal service […]

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