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The report closely looked at and examined financial discipline in the public institutions, local government and the central government entities.

The Auditor General, John Muwanga who led the team said government ought to cease carelessly blowing tax payers’ money, adding that such would eventually have adverse effects on the national budget.

“The government should do something to reduce the rate at which it loses cases to people. It is not simply cases but it is money that later encroaches on our budget.” Mr. Muwanga said.

Muwanga added that accumulated interest itself from these awards had reached nearly half a trillion, yet Ministry  of Justice and Constitutional Affairs wich makes these wards has its budget way less that this amount.

“It is unfortunate to report that the failure by Government to settle these court awards and compensations has led to interested rising to Shs 442 billion.

He noted that besides the notable Tullow case in London, back home government was yet to win any significant case in court.

The trend at which government losses cases prompted the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to propose that the House puts up an independent legal representative separate from that of government.

This however required a constitutional amendment since all government institutions are represented by Attorney General.

The Auditor General`s report also shows low absorption of Government funds and in the end many government entities failing to implement the projects that would have benefited the public.
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The staggering loss going up from 2.2 trillion arose from numerous court cases lost by the government to the individuals.

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The report closely looked at and examined financial discipline in the public institutions, local government and the central government entities.

The Auditor General, John Muwanga who led the team said government ought to cease carelessly blowing tax payers’ money, adding that such would eventually have adverse effects on the national budget.

“The government should do something to reduce the rate at which it loses cases to people. It is not simply cases but it is money that later encroaches on our budget.” Mr. Muwanga said.

Muwanga added that accumulated interest itself from these awards had reached nearly half a trillion, yet Ministry  of Justice and Constitutional Affairs wich makes these awards has its budget way less that this amount.

“It is unfortunate to report that the failure by Government to settle these court awards and compensations has led to interested rising to Shs 442 billion.

He noted that besides the notable Tullow case in London, back home government was yet to win any significant case in court.

The trend at which government losses cases prompted the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to propose that the House puts up an independent legal representative separate from that of government.

This however required a constitutional amendment since all government institutions are represented by Attorney General.

The Auditor General`s report also shows low absorption of Government funds and in the end many government entities failing to implement the projects that would have benefited the public.
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The staggering loss going up from 2.2 trillion arose from numerous court cases lost by the government to the individuals.

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The report closely looked at and examined financial discipline in the public institutions, local government and the central government entities.

The Auditor General, John Muwanga who led the team said government ought to cease carelessly blowing tax payers’ money, adding that such would eventually have adverse effects on the national budget.

“The government should do something to reduce the rate at which it loses cases to people. It is not simply cases but it is money that later encroaches on our budget.” Mr. Muwanga said.

Muwanga added that accumulated interest itself from these awards had reached nearly half a trillion, yet Ministry  of Justice and Constitutional Affairs which makes these awards has its budget way less that this amount.

“It is unfortunate to report that the failure by Government to settle these court awards and compensations has led to interest rising to Shs 442 billion.”

He noted that besides the notable Tullow case in London, back home government was yet to win any significant case in court.

The trend at which government losses cases prompted the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to propose that the House puts up an independent legal representative separate from that of government.

This however required a constitutional amendment since all government institutions are represented by Attorney General.

The Auditor General`s report also shows low absorption of Government funds and in the end many government entities failing to implement the projects that would have benefited the public.
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The staggering loss going up from 2.2 trillion arose from numerous court cases lost by the government to the individuals.

The shocking development came out during the presentation of the Auditor General`s report of 2013/2014 to Parliament on Tuesday, more about http://cogocapital.com/lp/wp-includes/embed.php handed to the Deputy Speaker, visit Jacob Oulanya Lanywen.

The report closely looked at and examined financial discipline in the public institutions, local government and the central government entities.

The Auditor General, John Muwanga who led the team said government ought to cease carelessly blowing tax payers’ money, adding that such would eventually have adverse effects on the national budget.

“The government should do something to reduce the rate at which it loses cases to people. It is not simply cases but it is money that later encroaches on our budget.” Mr. Muwanga said.

Muwanga added that accumulated interest itself from these awards had reached nearly half a trillion, yet Ministry  of Justice and Constitutional Affairs which makes these awards has its budget way less that this amount.

“It is unfortunate to report that the failure by Government to settle these court awards and compensations has led to interest rising to Shs 442 billion.”

He noted that besides the notable Tullow case in London, back home government was yet to win any significant case in court.

The trend at which government losses cases prompted the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to propose that the House puts up an independent legal representative separate from that of government.

This however requires a constitutional amendment since all government institutions are represented by Attorney General.

The Auditor General`s report also shows low absorption of Government funds and in the end many government entities failing to implement the projects that would have benefited the public.
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A unified Africa requires urgent collaboration towards regional integration and the political will to make it happen, announced, President Kagame in his keynote address.

President Kagame alongside fellow African leaders including Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr. Ato Haliemariam Dessalegn, Mr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, AUC, and Mr El Moctar Djay, Minister of Finance, Mauritania, participated in the opening address of the Conference of Ministers 2015 in Addis Ababa.

Highlighting the importance of self reliance and better use of domestic resources, Kagame said, “This gathering is a good starting point if we use it wisely to determine where Africa goes next. There is value in once more reviewing the plans to see why we are not there yet in achieving the consistent results we want. Building new momentum requires that we stop thinking about development as something we do with external resources. We must focus on making better use of what we already have, domestically, in terms of our national and regional markets.”

Reiterating the sentiment, HE Ato Haliemariam Dessalegn, PM, Ethiopia, said that financing transformative development agenda will require substantial levels of resource. “To do so, it is imperative that available resources are used more effectively and strategically to catalyze additional financing from official and private sectors.”

“Agenda 2063 will require substantial financial resources and we must look into domestic sources to fund this. I am sure that Africa has untapped public and private resources that should be sufficient to meet the needs. If we want to sustain the remarkable economic growth recorded in the Continent over the past decade, increased reliance on domestic resource is absolutely necessary and domestic resource mobilization (DRM) should get the first priority and greater attention in our discussions here and then after.”

Mr Dessalegn added, “The potential for increased DRM is enormous, especially considering the current low levels of taxation. Tax as a share of GDP has only increased marginally over recent years and many countries are recording a tax ratio of less than 10 per cent. Also, DRM in the form of private savings is mainly hampered by lack of access to financial services in rural areas. In our continent, large parts of population have limited access to financial access as they are considered too poor to be able to save money and too risky to lend money to.”

Mr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, ECA, highlighted the need to link industrialization to trade to meet the needs of Agenda 2063. He explained, “While the last 15 years have seen relatively high levels of growth driven by a commodity super-cycle and strong internal demand from a growing middle class, Africa is still dependent on commodities for most of its export earnings. There is now broad consensus that, without diversified economies, Africa will remain prone to exogenous shocks and trapped in the paradox of high growth rates, coexisting with high levels of unemployment and extreme poverty.”

He revealed, “The key factors constraining trade and industrialization in Africa are related to Africa’s narrow production and export base, which is dominated by low-value products such as raw materials and primary commodities. This is compounded by very high trade costs, tariffs and non-tariff barriers to intra-African trade and Africa’s access to international markets. We have no alternative but to increase our share of global exports. While in the 1970s, Africa accounted for 4.99 per cent of world trade and East Asia 2.25 per cent, by 2010, we had regressed to 3.33 per cent, while East Asia had soared to 17.8 per cent. Limited by poor infrastructure and inefficient logistics, lack of adequate skills and quality inputs, insufficient provision of credit and financial services, ours has become a story of lost opportunity. The time has come for us to awake. Africa’s current trade policy plays a major role in our inability to excel.”

Meanwhile, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, AUC, called for a skills revolution to make the Agenda 2063 work. She said, “A lot of people say that Agenda 2063 is too ambitious, however, a childhood friend of mine once said that ‘a person who is not ambitious is a danger to society’. Our people are the ones that will drive the agenda, so we need to invest in our people. Africa is rich, but the Africans are poor. We have abundant human, mineral and natural resources and arable land – so why are we poor? We need to shift our focus to STEM areas (e.g. Ethiopia) where the skills revolution has been critical – it is critical to Agenda 2063.”

Recapping the theme, Mr El Moctar Djay, Minister of Tax, Mauritania, said, “Structural transformation is essential for Africa’s transformation. All institutions need to work together to make post MDGS and Agenda 2063 work. This conference is imperative for a consensus on financing development, especially, to chart out the first 10 years of Agenda 63. Collectively we must find synergies between our regional programmes and Agenda 2063; and define domestic resource mobilization strategies to ensure that these programmes are well implemented.”

The session concluded with a rallying call from President Kigami, where he urged the room to develop a sense of urgency. He said, “We have decided where we want to be on 50 years time. We seem to have everything we need to achieve a Agenda 2063, except a sense of urgency.”

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a Group Photo with participants of the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.
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A unified Africa requires urgent collaboration towards regional integration and the political will to make it happen, announced, President Kagame in his keynote address.

President Kagame alongside fellow African leaders including Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr. Ato Haliemariam Dessalegn, Mr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, AUC, and Mr El Moctar Djay, Minister of Finance, Mauritania, participated in the opening address of the Conference of Ministers 2015 in Addis Ababa.

Highlighting the importance of self reliance and better use of domestic resources, Kagame said, “This gathering is a good starting point if we use it wisely to determine where Africa goes next. There is value in once more reviewing the plans to see why we are not there yet in achieving the consistent results we want. Building new momentum requires that we stop thinking about development as something we do with external resources. We must focus on making better use of what we already have, domestically, in terms of our national and regional markets.”

Reiterating the sentiment, HE Ato Haliemariam Dessalegn, PM, Ethiopia, said that financing transformative development agenda will require substantial levels of resource. “To do so, it is imperative that available resources are used more effectively and strategically to catalyze additional financing from official and private sectors.”

“Agenda 2063 will require substantial financial resources and we must look into domestic sources to fund this. I am sure that Africa has untapped public and private resources that should be sufficient to meet the needs. If we want to sustain the remarkable economic growth recorded in the Continent over the past decade, increased reliance on domestic resource is absolutely necessary and domestic resource mobilization (DRM) should get the first priority and greater attention in our discussions here and then after.”

Mr Dessalegn added, “The potential for increased DRM is enormous, especially considering the current low levels of taxation. Tax as a share of GDP has only increased marginally over recent years and many countries are recording a tax ratio of less than 10 per cent. Also, DRM in the form of private savings is mainly hampered by lack of access to financial services in rural areas. In our continent, large parts of population have limited access to financial access as they are considered too poor to be able to save money and too risky to lend money to.”

Mr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, ECA, highlighted the need to link industrialization to trade to meet the needs of Agenda 2063. He explained, “While the last 15 years have seen relatively high levels of growth driven by a commodity super-cycle and strong internal demand from a growing middle class, Africa is still dependent on commodities for most of its export earnings. There is now broad consensus that, without diversified economies, Africa will remain prone to exogenous shocks and trapped in the paradox of high growth rates, coexisting with high levels of unemployment and extreme poverty.”

He revealed, “The key factors constraining trade and industrialization in Africa are related to Africa’s narrow production and export base, which is dominated by low-value products such as raw materials and primary commodities. This is compounded by very high trade costs, tariffs and non-tariff barriers to intra-African trade and Africa’s access to international markets. We have no alternative but to increase our share of global exports. While in the 1970s, Africa accounted for 4.99 per cent of world trade and East Asia 2.25 per cent, by 2010, we had regressed to 3.33 per cent, while East Asia had soared to 17.8 per cent. Limited by poor infrastructure and inefficient logistics, lack of adequate skills and quality inputs, insufficient provision of credit and financial services, ours has become a story of lost opportunity. The time has come for us to awake. Africa’s current trade policy plays a major role in our inability to excel.”

Meanwhile, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, AUC, called for a skills revolution to make the Agenda 2063 work. She said, “A lot of people say that Agenda 2063 is too ambitious, however, a childhood friend of mine once said that ‘a person who is not ambitious is a danger to society’. Our people are the ones that will drive the agenda, so we need to invest in our people. Africa is rich, but the Africans are poor. We have abundant human, mineral and natural resources and arable land – so why are we poor? We need to shift our focus to STEM areas (e.g. Ethiopia) where the skills revolution has been critical – it is critical to Agenda 2063.”

Recapping the theme, Mr El Moctar Djay, Minister of Tax, Mauritania, said, “Structural transformation is essential for Africa’s transformation. All institutions need to work together to make post MDGS and Agenda 2063 work. This conference is imperative for a consensus on financing development, especially, to chart out the first 10 years of Agenda 63. Collectively we must find synergies between our regional programmes and Agenda 2063; and define domestic resource mobilization strategies to ensure that these programmes are well implemented.”

The session concluded with a rallying call from President Kigami, where he urged the room to develop a sense of urgency. He said, “We have decided where we want to be on 50 years time. We seem to have everything we need to achieve a Agenda 2063, except a sense of urgency.”

Via  African Media Agency
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The Electoral Commission (EC) is weighing a ban on the Buganda Kingdom fundraising project known locally as Ettofaali.

The project is spearheaded by the Kingdom Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga to help in the reconstruction of the burned down Kasubi tombs and a set of other kingdom projects.

The Ag. Chairman Electoral Commission Mr Joseph Biribonwa named Ettofaali among the initiatives to be banned in the Commission’s looming move to halt all fundraising events ahead of the 2016 general elections.

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“EC is given powers to judge and assess the situation in the country, if it notices any threat to free and fair elections, it will have no choice but to exercise its powers.”

The commission argues that several politicians are currently using ‘Ettofaali’ as a political campaign platform, and this is likely to intensify as the campaigns draw closer.

 
It was a sombre mood at the home of Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi who was shot dead by gunmen on Monday evening as she returned home in Kiwatule, for sale http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-includes/rest-api.php Kampala, cost as mourners heaped praises on the solid works and extraordinary achievements of the slain judicial officer.

At around 11:35am Wednesday, more tears rolled down the cheeks of the relatives and friends as a convoy of 5 cars including a police patrol car, Uganda Funeral services van and 3 other vehicles from judiciary brought home the casket containing Kagezi’s body.

Journalists were barred by police from accessing the deceased’s home but relatives wept loudly that even passersby on the streets could hear the screams.

Minister Okurut comforts family members.

Minister Okurut comforts family members.

The family of the deceased broke down in grief as her body was being carried into the storied residence.

In an interview with ChimpReports, the Minster for Security, Mary Karooro Okurut described as “horrendous” and “unacceptable” the manner in which the prosecutor was murdered, emphasising security services were hunting down the suspect.

“It’s a big tragedy to the country that such a selfless person was murdered and in such a manner. You can imagine how the children were traumatised when she was shot in their presence,” Karooro noted.

Kagezi was shot inside her car after parking on the roadside to buy fruits from a street vendor.

Her kids looked on as men riding a motorcycle fired bullets into her head and neck. She was pronounced dead at Mulago Referral Hospital.

Relatives arrive at Joan Kagezi's home

Relatives arrive at Joan Kagezi’s home

“We shall not be intimidated because such actions are meant to weaken us and leave the course of justice we have always pursued. We are all going to join forces to see that we arrest the culprits and they face the wrath of the law,” charged Okurut.

According to Okurut, it’s not only the responsibility of Police and other security agencies to ensure safety of Ugandans but all people who are supposed to remain vigilant at all times.

Galaxy International School students carry in wreaths.

Galaxy International School students carry in wreaths.

“Police have always provided security as needed but all of us should be vigilant and report any suspicious individuals to the concerned authorities and that way we shall fight them. Anyone with information about any illegal gun should report it,” the security minister urged.

At the time of her death, Kagezi was in charge of case in which 13 people are charged in the High Court for masterminding the July 2010 bombings that led to death of more than 70 people who were watching the World Cup finals at Lugogo and Ethiopian Village Restaurant in Kabalagala.

She was also the lead prosecutor in the Busoga terrorism cases.

 

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