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MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

The Public Accounts Committee (Local Governments) has directed Accounting Officers in West Nile Region to immediately take measures to recover funds spent but not supported by necessary documents. The Committee chaired by Hon. Reagan Okumu (Ind., Aswa) also directed the Arua district Accounting Officer to immediately recover four motor cycles allocated to various staff but […]

Absentee MP’s to be ashamed

Absentee MP’s to be ashamed

The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has started the process of name and shame of Members of Parliament who dodge the committee sittings. This as she issued a whipping warning letter that states that the next session will attract disciplinary proceedings against any Member of Parliament who will absent themselves from committee work. Kadaga’s letter […]

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 […]

MPs call for halt of Micro Finance Support Centre over funds mismanagement

MPs call for halt of Micro Finance Support Centre over funds mismanagement

Members of parliament on the parliamentary committee on public accounts  have recommended the halting of the operation of Micro Finance Support Centre over poor management of the funds allocated to this Centre to lend to the poor people through SACCOs. This after members of parliament on the Public Accounts Committee chaired by Soroti district woman MP […]

Chinese hospital on spot for evading taxes

Chinese hospital on spot for evading taxes

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee are pushing the management of Uganda China friendship hospital Naguru to pay over 83m shillings in tax arrears. The money was recorded as a loss to government by the auditor general report following failure by the management to deduct 6% withholding tax from gross invoice amounts of over 1.3bn. […]

Bribes discussed at Seminar of accounting officers

Bribes discussed at Seminar of accounting officers

The Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority Jennifer Semakula Musisi has put members of parliament on spotlight over demanding bribes from witnesses and accounting officers. Jennifer Musisi made the revelation while at the seminar of accounting officers organized by the public Accounts committee of parliament held at parliament’s conference hall. Musisi’s revelations were sparked by […]

City lawyer Kasango to refund shs 7.8 bn received in pension scam

City lawyer Kasango to refund shs 7.8 bn received in pension scam

City lawyer Bob Kasango has agreed to refund 7.8 billion shillings which he had received through pension scam after serious grilling by Members of Parliament. Bob Kasango decided to refund the money after he agreed with MPs that he got the money through irregular court order. However the Public Accounts Committee chaired by Serere district […]

Pension scam probe continues

Pension scam probe continues

The former Pension Commissioner in the Ministry of Public Service Stephen Kunsa Kiwanuka has pinned the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service Jimmy Rwamafa in the 268 billion shillings pension scam. Kunsa who was sweating and taking water frequently under constant questions from Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee chaired […]

Museveni meets MPs over Mutebile saga

President Museveni today (Friday)  met with the members of the Public Accounts Committee over Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile’s future as governor bank of Uganda. The meeting followed yesterday’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) caucus meeting in Kampala which failed to agree over the future of Mutebile in bank ofUganda. The MPs were invited […]

Museveni meets MPs over resignation of ministers

It seems President Museveni would have developed high blood pressure if he was not a revolutionary. The hardworking president summoned all MPs on government side for a meeting to discuss the resignation of Ministers Syda Bbumba (Gender) and Khiddu Makubuya (General Duties). The two ministers resigned last week after the Public Accounts Committee of the […]

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