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Daily Dispatch
R1.3m down the drainDispatchLIVEsaid it was concerning that out of hundreds of BCM employees, council chose to
R1.3m down the drainDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
said it was concerning that out of hundreds of BCM employees, council chose to probe him. The report by the municipal public accounts committee (Mpac) also recommends that current acting municipal manager Ceba Ncunyana further probe the... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Tarek's Letter - And Other LiesObaid – his distinctive signature was on the May 22nd 2015 letter For months,
Tarek's Letter - And Other Lies
Sarawak Report / Posted 11 hours ago
Obaid – his distinctive signature was on the May 22nd 2015 letter For months, investigators, including Malaysia’s Public Accounts Committee, have sought to ascertain whether or not the company PetroSaudi International was seriously... Read more
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The Financial Express
CAG starts audit of DIAL, AAI books amid concerns over irregularitieshighest level of ethical and legal standards in its businesses,” the company ha
CAG starts audit of DIAL, AAI books amid concerns over irregularities
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
highest level of ethical and legal standards in its businesses,” the company had said in a statement. Significantly, the Public Accounts Committee, in a 2014 report, had virtually charged then UPA government with enabling a private party (GMR)... Read more
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The Economic Times
CAG starts audit of DIAL, AAI books amid concerns over "irregularities"highest level of ethical and legal standards in its businesses," the company ha
CAG starts audit of DIAL, AAI books amid concerns over "irregularities"
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
highest level of ethical and legal standards in its businesses," the company had said in a statement. Significantly, the Public Accounts Committee, in a 2014 report, had virtually charged then UPA government with enabling a private party (GMR)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mahama Under Siegehad not been able to bring any evidence to challenge the fact that the contract
Mahama Under Siege
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
had not been able to bring any evidence to challenge the fact that the contract was awarded unlawfully that, in 2014, the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament described the amount spent on the wall, US$656,248.48, as outrageous and also that,... Read more
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express
Labour’s Margaret Hodge attacked by Twitter trolls after saying Jermey Corbyn had 'failed'on Monday evening with a secret ballot vote the next day. GettyDame Margaret i
Labour’s Margaret Hodge attacked by Twitter trolls after saying Jermey Corbyn had 'failed'
express / Posted 2 days ago
on Monday evening with a secret ballot vote the next day. GettyDame Margaret is the former chairwoman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee She said: “Every MP, every member the Labour party, has to look into their heart in the way I did... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Fresh start for housing projectDispatchLIVEwith the new company. This time BCM had separated the infrastructure work from
Fresh start for housing projectDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
with the new company. This time BCM had separated the infrastructure work from top-structure construction work. Municipal public accounts committee chairman Sakhumzi Caga said in his report before council on Tuesday that acting city manager Nceba... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
PAC accuses COCOBOD of perjuryGeneral News of Friday, 24 June 2016 The Public Accounts Committee has cited o
PAC accuses COCOBOD of perjury
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
General News of Friday, 24 June 2016 The Public Accounts Committee has cited officials of COCOBOD for perjury. Officials at the sitting on Thursday told the committee they had retrieved an amount of GHc100,422 from some Licensed Buying Companies... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'Labour can either win the next election or have Jeremy Corbyn as leader but they can’t have both'but they can’t have both.” News of Ms Coffey’s letter - written with Margaret
'Labour can either win the next election or have Jeremy Corbyn as leader but they can’t have both'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
but they can’t have both.” News of Ms Coffey’s letter - written with Margaret Hodge, her friend and former chair of the public accounts committee - emerged within hours of the referendum result being announced. It is thought to be the first... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dáil to vote on commission of inquiry into Namathese investigations and stand ready to assist in any way that is helpful.” He
Dáil to vote on commission of inquiry into Nama
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
these investigations and stand ready to assist in any way that is helpful.” He said Nama may soon appear before the Public Accounts Committee for a third time on the issue and that the Comptroller and Auditor General is conducting a value... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Students Loan Trust Fund blows US$178,080 on rentto put in place plans to acquire permanent premises. Chief Executive Officer o
Students Loan Trust Fund blows US$178,080 on rent
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
to put in place plans to acquire permanent premises. Chief Executive Officer of the Fund, Sheila Naah Boamah, told the Public Accounts Committee of parliament that the fund has made several attempts in the past put up its own office... Read more
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Times of Malta
Opposition calls for parliamentary committee to scrutinise nominee for governor postCentral Bank. Nationalist MP Francis Zammit Dimech said the new committee coul
Opposition calls for parliamentary committee to scrutinise nominee for governor post
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
Central Bank. Nationalist MP Francis Zammit Dimech said the new committee could be structured in the same way as the Public Accounts Committee - chaired by the opposition and able to summon witnesses. He said that appointments to sensitive... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Major conference announced for Westlakeshow to get the best value to the public from large projects like new nuclear re
Major conference announced for Westlakes
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
how to get the best value to the public from large projects like new nuclear reactors. The new chair of the influential Public Accounts Committee, Meg Hillier MP, will speak on the importance of getting the biggest benefit for the public’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nandala to Sue UNRA Probe Teamto the commission six sets of his annual accountability reports for 2008/09 up
Nandala to Sue UNRA Probe Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to the commission six sets of his annual accountability reports for 2008/09 up to 2013/14 but none had been debated by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by 2015 when the commission started its inquiry. Mr Nandala explained that when he took... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DIS WorriedDIS is further guided in carrying out its duties by institutions responsible fo
DIS Worried
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
DIS is further guided in carrying out its duties by institutions responsible for providing oversight, which include, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security, the Central Intelligence Committee,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Questions Value of Crested Towersproperty in question," Muwanga advised. The auditor general's report is subjec
Auditor General Questions Value of Crested Towers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
property in question," Muwanga advised. The auditor general's report is subject to discussions in parliament through the Public Accounts Committee. The taller tower of Crested towers has 20 floors while the shorter one has 11. The towers house... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Sada Boss Blows Over Ghc180K On Turkey TripThe Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has instructed the management of th
Former Sada Boss Blows Over Ghc180K On Turkey Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has instructed the management of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to surcharge the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Authority, Mr Gilbert Seidu Iddi, for a wasteful... Read more
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The Economic Times
High-tech India-British monsoon experiment raises hopes -- and questions(weather) are two of seven research areas considered by the government to be mi
High-tech India-British monsoon experiment raises hopes -- and questions
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
(weather) are two of seven research areas considered by the government to be militarily "sensitive". Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had in 1975 stipulated that "investigations in these areas by foreigners or by foreign... Read more
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New Kerala
High-tech India-British monsoon experiment raises hopes -- and questions ( - newkerala.com #80087(weather) are two of seven research areas considered by the government to be mi
High-tech India-British monsoon experiment raises hopes -- and questions ( - newkerala.com #80087
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
(weather) are two of seven research areas considered by the government to be militarily "sensitive". Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had in 1975 stipulated that "investigations in these areas by foreigners or by foreign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos State Signs Smart City Deal With DubaiProf. Pat Utomi; the Special Adviser to the Governor on Overseas Affairs and In
Lagos State Signs Smart City Deal With Dubai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Prof. Pat Utomi; the Special Adviser to the Governor on Overseas Affairs and Investment, Prof. Ademola Abass; Chairman, Public Accounts Committee of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olanrewaju Oshun, Hon. Dipo Famakinwa and Mr. Obafemi... Read more
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The Hindu
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s roleshare in all other committees of the Parliament, including those closely linked
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s role
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
share in all other committees of the Parliament, including those closely linked with financial dealings such as the Public Accounts Committee, Committee on Public Undertakings and the Standing Committees related to Ministries/Departments.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPP Is Madwith all the seriousness it deserves, saying when it first came up, many Ghanai
NPP Is Mad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
with all the seriousness it deserves, saying when it first came up, many Ghanaians raised serious concerns about it. "The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), two to three months down the line, has raised the issue again and now it has become a major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shell Appeals to Tanzania Tribunal Over U.S.$520 Million in Capital Gains Tax ClaimAnalysts believe the tax dispute could provide a window for Shell to renegotiat
Shell Appeals to Tanzania Tribunal Over U.S.$520 Million in Capital Gains Tax Claim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Analysts believe the tax dispute could provide a window for Shell to renegotiate the terms of the project. In 2012, Public Accounts Committee chairman Zitto Kabwe pushed for the government to amend the tax laws to introduce 20 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government-Owned Companies Not to Be Brought Under the Oversight of Any Other Institution, Says PMto allow parliamentary oversight, including through parliamentary questions and
Government-Owned Companies Not to Be Brought Under the Oversight of Any Other Institution, Says PM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to allow parliamentary oversight, including through parliamentary questions and the examination of the audit reports by the Public Accounts Committee with a view to ensuring good governance, transparency and control The Prime Minister pointed out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The GAC Report On the Ebola Trust Fund Swept Under the Carpet or 'Burnt' With the Ebola DeadLiberia's Supreme Audit Institution, conducts audits and submits its reports to
The GAC Report On the Ebola Trust Fund Swept Under the Carpet or 'Burnt' With the Ebola Dead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Liberia's Supreme Audit Institution, conducts audits and submits its reports to the Liberian Legislature through its Joint Public Accounts Committee, following which the latter conducts public hearings. Recommendations are made by the Legislature... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Politics of Tribal Ministers Versus Delivery of Servicesit but couldn't access it," said Jeff Mbanga, the Business editor at The Observ
Politics of Tribal Ministers Versus Delivery of Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
it but couldn't access it," said Jeff Mbanga, the Business editor at The Observer newspaper. An inquiry by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee last year found that Bbumba, during her tenure as minister for Finance, Planning and Economic... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sea change in the west: deal divides seaweed harvestersit appeared as if the wheels had been set in motion several years before. On No
Sea change in the west: deal divides seaweed harvesters
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
it appeared as if the wheels had been set in motion several years before. On November 4th, 2010, Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee chairman Bernard Allen queried why €30,000 was spent by Údarás on seven different trips by senior... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Parliamentary inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis to beginTasmania, TasNetworks and Aurora Energy have been called to give evidence at th
Parliamentary inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis to begin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Tasmania, TasNetworks and Aurora Energy have been called to give evidence at the first hearing of the powerful Public Accounts Committee. At the height of the crisis, the state was forced to rely on diesel and gas generation, as Hydro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Forceful' Attempt to Oust Speaker Tyler Foiled, Lawmakers Trade Barbswill not be available for plenary discussion from now until July. The Ways, Me
'Forceful' Attempt to Oust Speaker Tyler Foiled, Lawmakers Trade Barbs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
will not be available for plenary discussion from now until July. The Ways, Means and Finance committee has 15 members and Public Accounts Committee has 8 members. These members will not be present as they will be busy in committees' room working... Read more
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The Financial Express
Parliamentary panel for raids, audits on Telecos understating revenueon such companies should be considered and their accounts be checked periodical
Parliamentary panel for raids, audits on Telecos understating revenue
The Financial Express / Posted 10 days ago
on such companies should be considered and their accounts be checked periodically. The suggestions came in a meeting of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by K V Thomas, which met this week to examine the audit report showing Rs 12,488... Read more
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The Economic Times
Finance Ministry asks ministries to avoid pitfalls in expenditureThe Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had expressed displeasure over the "tepid a
Finance Ministry asks ministries to avoid pitfalls in expenditure
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had expressed displeasure over the "tepid approach" of the ministries and departments, particularly over bad planning, lack of foresight and ineffective monitoring on the part of Budget controlling authorities... Read more
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asianage
Finance Ministry asks ministries to avoid pitfalls in expenditureministries and departments to take all necessary measures to ensure proper plan
Finance Ministry asks ministries to avoid pitfalls in expenditure
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
ministries and departments to take all necessary measures to ensure proper planning and monitoring of expenditure. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had expressed displeasure over the "tepid approach" of the ministries and departments,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislator Says Motion Intended to Accelerate Budget Debatenot be available for plenary discussion from now until July." The Ways, Means
Legislator Says Motion Intended to Accelerate Budget Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
not be available for plenary discussion from now until July." The Ways, Means and Finance committee has 15 members and Public Accounts Committee has 8 members. These members will not be present as they will be busy in committees room working on... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Details of pilot 30-hour free childcare plan for working parents revealedbeen revealed. There are concerns over how the wider scheme will work once it
Details of pilot 30-hour free childcare plan for working parents revealed
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
been revealed. There are concerns over how the wider scheme will work once it is rolled out, with MPs from the Commons Public Accounts Committee this week suggesting some childcare providers may opt out of offering the extra hours over fears... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kidero, Sonko Engage in Physical Fight at SenateA Senate Public Accounts Committee sitting was on Wednesday morning violently d
Kidero, Sonko Engage in Physical Fight at Senate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A Senate Public Accounts Committee sitting was on Wednesday morning violently disrupted as Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko engaged in a physical fight with Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero. It began as a verbal exchange started by the senator, who accused... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
MPs warn Government's 30-hour free childcare plan is at risktax free childcare and universal credit. Neil Leitch, chief executive of the P
MPs warn Government's 30-hour free childcare plan is at risk
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
tax free childcare and universal credit. Neil Leitch, chief executive of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, said: "The Public Accounts Committee is absolutely right to warn that there may not be enough providers willing to deliver the 30-hour... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Please Help Reveal the Truth About Tax, Christian Aid Urges MPsfor Don Valley, with support from other MPs from several parties. The reform al
Please Help Reveal the Truth About Tax, Christian Aid Urges MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
for Don Valley, with support from other MPs from several parties. The reform also has the support of the powerful Public Accounts Committee of the House of Commons. The House of Commons is expected to vote on the move, contained in an... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Hospital chiefs to face public grilling before Oireachtas committeesunder new plans, chief executives of poor performing hospitals will be subject
Hospital chiefs to face public grilling before Oireachtas committees
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
under new plans, chief executives of poor performing hospitals will be subject to scrutiny from the likes of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Health Committee and the Finance Committee. Mr Harris and his officials are also... Read more
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Daily Mirror
BHS workers claimed £376m tax credits as Sir Philip Green wallowed in opulencehow much taxpayers are going to have to plough into the failure of BHS.” Labou
BHS workers claimed £376m tax credits as Sir Philip Green wallowed in opulence
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
how much taxpayers are going to have to plough into the failure of BHS.” Labour MP Margaret Hodge, the former chair of the Public Accounts Committee, said: “Well done on the Mirror for investigating this. "Not only has Sir Philip tried to avoid... Read more
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Times of Malta
The mystery of Gozo hospital's missing 1,107 breakfastshave been identified by the National Audit Office (NAO). NAO audit findings we
The mystery of Gozo hospital's missing 1,107 breakfasts
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
have been identified by the National Audit Office (NAO). NAO audit findings were discussed yesterday by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) with the Auditor General, health ministry officials and the hospital management. The NAO... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: The NHS needs immigration working in the NHS are from other European Economic Area countries (the EU plus
EU referendum: The NHS needs immigration
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
working in the NHS are from other European Economic Area countries (the EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). The Public Accounts Committee has been very critical of evident failures in NHS workforce planning. This has meant that overseas... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Michael Gove accepts ‘breaking point’ report on criminal justicea damning report by the National Audit Office which he described as a ‘welcome
Michael Gove accepts ‘breaking point’ report on criminal justice
Law Society Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
a damning report by the National Audit Office which he described as a ‘welcome wake-up call’. Last month a report from the public accounts committee said the criminal justice system was ‘close to breaking point’, and suffered from too many... Read more
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Ekklesia
MPs urged to help reveal the truth about taxfor Don Valley, with support from other MPs from several parties. The reform al
MPs urged to help reveal the truth about tax
Ekklesia / Posted 13 days ago
for Don Valley, with support from other MPs from several parties. The reform also has the support of the powerful Public Accounts Committee of the House of Commons. The House of Commons is expected to vote on the move, contained in an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Githu's Office Has Weak Financial Systems, Auditor Saysis Solicitor-General Njee Muturi, who is expected to respond to the queries whe
Githu's Office Has Weak Financial Systems, Auditor Says
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
is Solicitor-General Njee Muturi, who is expected to respond to the queries when the report comes up for scrutiny by the Public Accounts Committee. Mr Ouko said documents from the office showed that they had received Sh300 million through grants... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Remain puts its trust in Gord: Mirror Politics morning briefingBenn will set out the patriotic case for Europe The Commons starts this aftern
Remain puts its trust in Gord: Mirror Politics morning briefing
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Benn will set out the patriotic case for Europe The Commons starts this afternoon with Home Office questions. At 4pm the Public Accounts committee will take evidence from HM Revenue & Customs on their apparent inability to answer a phone call. *... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fed up living with FRAUD and CORRUPTION?budget support to Tanzania due to their worries that our officials were stealin
Fed up living with FRAUD and CORRUPTION?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
budget support to Tanzania due to their worries that our officials were stealing public funds! According to Tanzania's public accounts committee (PAC), Tanzania is one of Africa's biggest per-capita aid recipients, with 29% of its annual budget... Read more
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The Hindu
Tie-up with Left to stay: Bengal Cong. chiefhe said. Mr. Chowdhury however, avoided a clear answer on whether the Congress
Tie-up with Left to stay: Bengal Cong. chief
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
he said. Mr. Chowdhury however, avoided a clear answer on whether the Congress would offer the post of the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to the Left Front. He only said that the issue will be discussed between the Left and... Read more
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express
Soldiers’ SLUMS are not ‘homes fit for heroes’director Richard Lumby apologised for “failing” the families of Britain’s Armed
Soldiers’ SLUMS are not ‘homes fit for heroes’
express / Posted 14 days ago
director Richard Lumby apologised for “failing” the families of Britain’s Armed Forces after being grilled by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The hearing was led by Mrs Trevelyan, who says servicemen and women are quitting the Armed... Read more
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The Star
Gerakan slams Penang govt for evading public scrutiny over tunnel projectengage in "unbecoming personal insults". He added that actions of the state go
Gerakan slams Penang govt for evading public scrutiny over tunnel project
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
engage in "unbecoming personal insults". He added that actions of the state government including the delay of the Penang Public Accounts Committee report on the tunnel project and the inability to answer simple questions relating to the issue may... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Shahrol Azral will be called for investigation on 1MDB, says IGPhis statement. We have not called him yet. “As I have said before, it takes a
Shahrol Azral will be called for investigation on 1MDB, says IGP
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
his statement. We have not called him yet. “As I have said before, it takes a lot of time to peruse the report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). “I do not want my investigation team to hastily conduct the (1MDB) probe. “They will... Read more
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