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accountability

New Bill Suggests Distribution of Some Powers of Ombudsman

New Bill Suggests Distribution of Some Powers of Ombudsman

The Rwanda Parliament has approved a proposed bill to amend the existing law determining the responsibilities, powers, organization and functioning of the Office of Ombudsman in Rwanda. The proposal will…

Former Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail

Former Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail

The Nyarugenge Primary Court has sentenced former Prime Minister, Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi to three years in jail over a case in which he was charged with financial crimes. Habumuremyi…

The Week In Parliament: PAC Winds Up Public Hearings, Environment Minister Answers Questions

The Week In Parliament: PAC Winds Up Public Hearings, Environment Minister Answers Questions

The past week was a busy one for the Rwandan Parliament as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) rounded up its public hearings by hosting district leaders and heads of government…

Business Development Fund Warned on Failure to Fund local SMEs

Business Development Fund Warned on Failure to Fund local SMEs

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned top officials of Rwanda’s Business Development Fund (BDF) to stop abusing its authority to an extent that the institution has failed to…

PAC Orders Kamonyi district To Pay Rwf6.9million

PAC Orders Kamonyi district To Pay Rwf6.9million

  Parliament has ordered Kamonyi district administration and its council to refund money that was embezzled by one of their former district pharmacy accountants five year ago. The order comes…

Public Accounts Committee Gets Tough With Ill Prepared Witnesses

Public Accounts Committee Gets Tough With Ill Prepared Witnesses

A Parliament Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing this morning resolved to cut short the hearing when the Nyamagabe District Executive Secretary was apparently unable to explain the district’s procurement tenders…

Musanze District Wants National Broadcaster RBA To Pay Rent or Leave

Musanze District Wants National Broadcaster RBA To Pay Rent or Leave

Officials of Musanze district have threatened to throw out the national broadcaster, Rwanda Broadcast Agency (RBA) from their structures over unpaid rent worth Rwf15million. This comes after a Public Accounts…

PAC 2020: Hospital Directors Raise Concerns Over Back Dated OAG Audits

PAC 2020: Hospital Directors Raise Concerns Over Back Dated OAG Audits

District and Directors of hospitals have confessed to failure in implementing compliance recommendations made by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) reports but queried concerns over their audits which…

Rwanda: Infrastructure Official Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail, fined Rwf21.6bn for Corruption

Rwanda: Infrastructure Official Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail, fined Rwf21.6bn for Corruption

Nyarugenge Intermediate Court on Tuesday, September 29, sentenced Robert Nyamvumba to six years in jail on charges of soliciting a bribe over an infrastructure tender deal involving a Spanish contractor…

PAC IN REVIEW: RBC in The Spotlight Again as Inquiry into Gov’t Expenditure Continues

PAC IN REVIEW: RBC in The Spotlight Again as Inquiry into Gov’t Expenditure Continues

Last week saw a number of Government institutions and parastatals continue to appear before the Parliament Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to answer questions on the Auditor General’s report. On…

RRA Pinned Over Incoherence In e-Tax Systems

RRA Pinned Over Incoherence In e-Tax Systems

By May 2021 Rwandan taxpayers will not have to deal with problems of reclaiming their taxes which have been wrongly miscalculated in the e- tax collection system, Rwanda Revenue Authority…

National Nutrition Program Supplied Pregnant Mothers, Children Half Their Portion – PAC

National Nutrition Program Supplied Pregnant Mothers, Children Half Their Portion – PAC

The National Early Childhood Development Program (NECPD) is set to turn focus on involving the community in implementing nutritional programs after it has emerged that the program has challenges in…