CHOGM hunters lay into Uganda Civil Aviation Authority


Top Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) management got a roasting last week when the public accounts committee of parliament laid heavily into them, demanding answers about changed (upwards, of course) contract values, alleged overpricing, payments without retaining withholding taxes and in the absence of formal payment vouchers, and shoddy work ahead of the 2007 Commonwealth Summit.

The massive expenditures incurred by government, prior to and just ahead of the summit in November 2007, continue to excite the mostly opposition parliamentarians on the committee, as they are now less than a year ahead of a general election, while they also seek to find culprits and those responsible for not getting value for money. Read all about the latest interrogations of those appearing before the parliamentary committee and subsequent additional questioning of them by CID officers attached to parliament and the possible fallout for those concerned at .