Gov’t to blacklist individual procurement officers

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Finance minister Matia Kasaija has revealed that government is going to blacklist individual procurement officers found engaging in corruption, violating the professional ethical code and breaking procurement procedures. Speaking at a bidder’s convention, Kasaija saidpublic procurement officers who make procurement plans that fall short of the accepted standards after getting bribes …

Public servants allowances to be increased

By Ritah Kemigisa. Cabinet has approved the proposal to revise and increase allowances for public servants in the country effective next financial year. Briefing journalists at the Uganda Media center about the resolutions made by government on Monday at State house, the deputy director of the center, Col Shaban Bantariza says the resolution is meant …

367.2bn Supplementary budget approved

By Ssebuliba Samuel. Parliament has approved a supplementary budget for the Ministry of defense worth 367.2 billion shillings as an additional funding to cover shortfalls on different items. The requested funds will cover special meals, fuel for land forces, medical products owed to private Hospitals, classified expenditure and fuel for air force. Out of this …

Arsenal revolution continues. Leno in, Lehman and Wilshere out

The rebuilding job has begun at Arsenal and the latest is Germany international keeper Bernd Leno who has moved to Arsenal from Bayer Leverkusen in a £20million deal, which was confirmed on Tuesday evening. The 26-year-old has agreed a five-year deal with the Emirates Stadium club. The move casts serious doubt over Petr Cech’s future at the …

Police deny violating Betty Nambooze’s rights

By Shamim Nateebwa. snateebwa@ug.nationmedia.com Police have dismissed media reports pinning it for allegedly blocking Mukono municipality MP Betty Nambooze from traveling abroad for further treatment. Speaking at the Human rights commission dialogue on Tuesday, The police head of human Rights AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa said they have not yet received any communication from the legislator or …