Uganda, Nov. 25 -- The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (MoSTI) engaged in irregular Covid-related procurements, a forensic audit by the Auditor General, Mr John Muwanga, has revealed.

According to the report, the ministry provisioned Shs46m for eight specialised rats, but only bought half while local rats for which Shs10m was claimed could not be seen.

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Auditors found that the cost of the rats meant for research were bloated, no due diligence was undertaken on suppliers or to ascertain marke...