Embattled former Kabale engineer queried for failing to account for UGX 41.1M.

The Kabale district Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has given the embattled former district assistant Engineer of roads, James Kiganda an ultimatum of up to 10th of this month, to given an accountability of over 41million shillings of road fund. The committee led by it the Chairperso, Didas Kanyesigye has since Tuesday this week been sitting at the Kabale Lukiiko Hall, handling accountability queries of some district officials. Kiganda, who now the Rukiga District Engineer, is being queried for failing to account for 41.120.820 million shillings to was allocated to work…

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Kabale district Council adjourns as angry councillors demand to be sworn in.

Drama ensued today at Kabale District Council hall when six newly elected councillors stormed the session demanding to be sworn in. The district councillors include; Annet Kabagambe, the female district councilor for Buhara Sub-county, Christine Turyakira alias Nyina Bashatu, of Kitumba sub-county, March Boaz of Ryakarimira town council, Elison Twinamatsiko Maziba sub-county, Florence Musimenta, the district female workers’ representative and Innocent Abariho Katarabashe the district male workers’ representative. It started when angry councillors entered the council session and occupied seats in the council chambers. The District Speaker, Loy Zikampereza described…

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60 Accounting Officers to be Sacked

At least sixty Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks are likely to lose their jobs for failing to account for funds given to their districts. The affected accounting officers are accused of failing to comply with the timelines for submitting Quarter one and Quarter two Budget performance reports for the financial years 2017/2018 and budget framework papers for the financial years 2018/2019 in line with the Public Finance Management Act 2015. The deadlines for submitting the reports were October 31, 2017, January 31, 2018, and November  15, 2017, respectively. On…

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