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PAC Grills Internal Affairs Ministry Officials Over Missing 2.8 Billion UNDP Funding

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has directed the accounting officer in the Ministry of Internal Affairs to present performance and accountability reports regarding the funding of a UNDP supported project. The committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi was meeting Under-Secretary Lynette Bagonza on Thursday over queries on the Peace and Security for…

Ugandan Cultural Institutions: How Relevant Are They Or Just An “Economic Hunchback” On Tax Payer’s Money

By Steven Masiga Mbale: Cultural leaders are meant to be custodians of local traditions and critical influencers of community values. They can also be a necessary voice on family planning, cattle wrestling, circumicising, FGM, house hold incomes among others and generally mobilising communities for development among others. Many of these cultural institutions do not have…

Uganda Plans To Borrow Over Shs10.3 Trillion From External Lenders As Debt Nears Crisis Level

The Government of Uganda is planning to borrow over Shs10.3trillion from external lenders in the FY2021/22 that starts in July. This website can confirm that according to the latest Budget Framework Paper, maintaining the country’s momentum towards the debt crisis level, the new loans are intended to plug the project revenue shortfalls to fund the…

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