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Like in Tanzania 40 Uganda MPs get zero salary over debts

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by ByaseL, Feb 13, 2012.

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    ByaseL JF-Expert Member

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    About 40 MPs are so indebted that they have no money in their accounts at the end of the month despite earning a take-home package of at least Shs15 million, parliamentary sources have revealed.
    About 50 other MPs are left with less than a million shillings after paying off their debts, according to sources in the Parliamentary Commission, undermining their ability to turn down financial favours from the Executive and other power brokers.


    Workshops now a lifeline

    Sources within the Parliamentary Commission, a body in charge of membersÂ’ welfare, told Daily Monitor that most of the first-term MPs are struggling to pay off loans taken to fund their election campaigns while others borrowed to fund lavish lifestyles.

    Many of the affected MPs are forced to spend their time attending workshops and field trips to
     
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    Tausi Mzalendo JF-Expert Member

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    Mnafanana na wenzenu hapa! Inakuaje lakini?
     
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    Kabaridi JF-Expert Member

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    Ndio tatizo tunayo Afrika, munaweka mtu katika uongozi, akiwa vile alivyo anarudi akiwa mjuaji. This subject is very contrary hapa Kenya. Watu wataendelea kuchuma fulusi wakiondoka hakuna kushutumiwa na mahakama.
     
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