BoU audit: Key documents on closed banks go missing

Friday September 14, 2018

3:09pm: BoU audit: Key documents on closed banks go missing

New details from a confidential special audit report into closed banks have revealed what some lawmakers called “games” by officials at the Central Bank after it emerged that some of the vital documents disappeared under unclear circumstances.
In his August report to Parliament, Auditor General John Muwanga said key information/ documents relevant to closure of the defunct banks were not availed, constraining the specific objectives of the special audit into BoU dealings.

12:28am: Police: We didn’t know Kirumira was unsafe

Police yesterday said it was not aware that the life of its ex-officer, Muhammad Kirumira, was in danger prior to his September 8 brutal killing by gunmen in Bulenga, Wakiso District.
“Where did he file the complaint?” Police Spokesman Emilian Kayima said in response to a question from this newspaper on why the Force never protected Kirumira.

11:53am: MPs spend Shs1 billion on flights per month.

A special investigation by the Auditor General (AG) into the procurement of air tickets at Parliament has concluded that the processes for buying tickets for the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and House staff did not follow procurement laws.
Mr John Muwanga’s forensic audit report also questioned why in the Financial Year 2016/17, Parliament procured air tickets worth Shs11.9b but out of the 766 pre-qualified suppliers for air tickets or agents, 604 selections were made among four suppliers.