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Micro Finance Support Centre withholds 7 billion for Teachers SACCO-MPs summon officials

Micro Finance Support Centre withholds 7 billion for Teachers SACCO-MPs summon officials

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has said it has discovered that there is alot of rigidity among top managers of the Microfinance Support Centre (MSC) in the transfer of Teacher’s SACCO funds for its operation. This has prompted the committee to issue summons to managers of the Micro Finance Support Centre to explain […]

PAC vets and approves IGG for second term

PAC vets and approves IGG for second term

The parliamentary appointments committee has vetted and approved the Inspector General of government for the five year second term of office. The president renewed the IGG’s  Justice Irene Mulyagonja term of office contract after serving the first five years battling the cases of corruption. Justice Mulyagonja today morning appeared before the parliamentary appointments committee chaired by the […]

PAC approves Oryem for International Affairs

PAC approves Oryem for International Affairs

The Parliamentary Appointments committee has approved the state minister for International Affairs Okello Oryem while the other appointed ministers  Ismael Orot  designated for minister of state for works  and Harriet Ntabazi  who was designated as the minister of state for industry still have their fate unknown since the committee did not interface with them though they […]

PAC concludes cabinet vetting – 3 rejected

PAC concludes cabinet vetting – 3 rejected

The parliamentary appointments committee finished the exercise of vetting ministers and 74 approved out of 79 ministers sent to the committee by the appointing authority. The committee chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga rejected three ministers which include the designated minister of state  for Industry Harriet Ntabazi and the minister of state for works […]

Parliamentarians recommend sacking of Minister of state for Investment

Parliamentarians recommend sacking of Minister of state for Investment

Members of parliament on the Parliamentary  Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has recommended the sacking of the Minister of state for Investment, Eng. Dr. Ajedra Gabriel Gadison Aridru, over mismanagement of the Uganda Investment Authority and irregular land allocation to investors which led to loss of billions of money for government. While […]

46bn shillings meant for Agricultural credit facility goes unused

46bn shillings meant for Agricultural credit facility goes unused

The parliamentary Public Accounts committee has grilled the officials in the Ministry of finance over 46 billion shillings which is lying idle yet it was meant for Agricultural credit facility for commercial farmers. The committee chaired by Jinja East Member of Parliament Paul Mwiru noted that 46 billion shillings of the Agricultural credit facility is idle […]

PAC discovers that Uganda prison Authority inflated food cost

PAC discovers that Uganda prison Authority inflated food cost

The public accounts committee of parliament has discovered that Uganda prison Authority inflated food cost for inmates and added 4.5 billion shillings which they failed to explain before the committee. Members of Parliament on the committee chaired by Alice Alaso, while meeting the officials from prison authority led by the Uganda prison service undersecretary Simon Kimono, […]

PAC committee discusses unused medical equipment at health centers with Ministry officials

PAC committee discusses unused medical equipment at health centers with Ministry officials

Members of parliament on the Parliamentary Public Accounts committee of parliament were upset by discovering that the Ministry of health supplied to health facilities in the country medical equipment and these are laying on their verandas. In the meeting with Ministry of health officials led by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of health, Dr. […]

Takwenda’s death wont affect PAC investigations into graft

The Public Accounts Committee has confirmed that the death of one key witness in their Investigations over mismanagement of donor aid worth billions of shillings, meant for the rehabilitation of war-ravaged northern Uganda and Karamoja sub-region, Amon Takwenda will not affect the final report. Committee Vice Chairperson Paul Mwiru in an Interview with Journalists at […]

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