Amb. Julius Onen grilled by Parliament over JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Amb. Julius Onen grilled by Parliament over JEVIC second-hand cars deal

The Permanent Secretary of the Trade Ministry Ambassador Julius Onen has stated that the award of a contract to a Japanese company for pre-shipment inspection for vehicles should have been re-tendered. Mr. Onen was meeting the trade committee that is investigating the alleged irregular award of a monopoly for pre shipment inspection and verification for […]

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire says he warned Uganda National Bureau of Standards against awarding a Japanese company, a monopoly to inspect vehicles imported from Japan and the United Kingdom. The company, JEVIC, is now the focus of an investigation by the Trade committee of Parliament, which is probing the award of contracts for the pre-export […]

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

The Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire has been implicated by MPs on the Trade Committee in causing financial loss through breach of a contract for Pre Export Verification of Conformity for Motor Vehicles. The MPs made the accusations while meeting officials from the Auditor General’s office led by the Solicitor General Francis Stoke. The committee is […]

UNBS fraudulently extends lucrative vehicles tender to Japanese inspection firm

UNBS fraudulently extends lucrative vehicles tender to Japanese inspection firm

PHOTO: Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo is the Executive Director of Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) The Trade Committee of Parliament has ordered the Bureau of Standards to halt the selection process for a firm to carry out pre-shipment verification of motor vehicle imports. This directive was revealed by the deputy chairperson of the Committee […]