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Budget: Museveni Optimistic about the Economy 3 Top story

Commenting on the 2017/18 national budget, Museveni said the economy by and large is on the right path despite two challenges of conflict and drought.
18:53
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Budget: UGX 300B for Operation Wealth Creation 2 Top story

The Operation Wealth Creation OWC seed distribution programme will receive close to 300 billion shillings in the financial year 2017/2018. The government also under a pilot project plans to provide fertilizers to ten thousand households using subsidized electronic vouchers at the cost of 14.6 billion shillings.
18:37
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Turn Educated Youth Into Job Creators - Museveni 1

President Museveni has said Uganda needs to tap into the educated population and convert them into job creators.
18:08
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Mak Student Died of Poison- Medical Report makerere university 1 Top story

Information from Makerere University indicates that Nakalembe fainted during an examination session that was running from 4 pm to 7 pm in the School of Education on Tuesday.
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Uganda Withdraws from Rift Valley Railways Concession marines 1 2

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja announced the move to terminate the concession held by Qalaa Holdings of Egypt in his budget speech to parliament this afternoon.
17:48
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Govt Insists Middle Income Status Attainable by 2020 2

Finance minister Matia Kasaija, while delivering the 2017/18 budget speech in Kampala, says efforts are being made to increase the per capita income from the current 773 dollars to 1,039 dollars, the threshold for lower middle income status.
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Police Opens Outpost at Apaa mohammed ogoola

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Region Police Spokesperson, says they established the outpost to protect lives and property of residents who suffer repeated attacks because of the border conflict between the communities in both districts.
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Ugandans Living Longer, Better Lives – Finance Minister 1

Reading the 2017/18 national budget, Minister Matia Kasaija says Ugandans are living much better and longer lives compared to the year 2002.
17:07
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Finance Minister: Uganda's Public Debt Sustainable 2

Minister Kasaija has allocated Shillings 300 billion to pay off domestic arrears. Kasaija says international reserves by end of 2016 stood at three billion dollars, equivalent to 4.2 months of import of goods and services.
17:07
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Budget 2017/18: Ugandan Economy Not in Recession – Finance Minister 1

According to Minister Kasaija, Ugandas economic growth for this concluding financial year is still above the Sub-Saharan Africa average economic growth of 1.5 percent.
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Outgoing Hoima RDC Decries Land Grabbing unlawful evictions 4 1

He said the land grabbers use their influence and money to secure fake titles and court orders to evict residents from their land.
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Civil Conflicts in East Africa Affecting Uganda's Growth - Kasaija south sudan crisis

Finance minister Matia Kasaija has said Ugandas economic growth has been greatly affected by civil conflicts in the East African region.
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Apaa Clashes: Acholi, West Nile MPs call for Restraint amuru 4

This comes after three people were killed and eight others critically injured in fresh clashes between the Madi from Juka in Adjumani district and Acholi in Apaa in Amuru district on Wednesday. Members of Parliament from the area have accused veteran politician, General Moses Ali, for inciting violence in what they call a ploy to grab land.
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Kyambogo Lecturers Call off Strike kyambogo university 1 4

In a June 6th letter, Prof. Katunguka informed the staffs that having cleared teaching allowances for the months of January and February, the university was committed to paying all the outstanding allowances in the shortest time possible.
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Ugandans Want More Money Towards Social Services minsitry of finance 5

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presents the financial year 2017/18 national budget to Parliament today with Works and Transport taking the highest allocation at 4.8 trillion Shillings. This is followed by Energy and education at 2.4 trillion, Health at 1.8 trillion and Security at 1.4 trillion Shillings among others.
13:59
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UNRA On The Spot Over Excess Payment for Ferry Services 1 1

Fred Badda, the former Bujumba County Member of Parliament says both Government and Kalangala Infrastructure Services should be closely monitored to ensure the agreed financial obligation is not altered. He says the Finance Ministry and UNRA have been secretly adjusting the terms of the contract due to lack of close monitoring.
13:19
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Omukama Iguru to Launch Pre-Coronation Activities 1

The Omukama of Bunyoro Solomon Iguru Gafabusa is today visiting his subjects in Buyaga County in Kagadi district to launch events preceding the coronation anniversary, locally known as Empango. Gafabusa, the 27th king of Bunyoro-Kitara will celebrate his 23rd Empango at Karuzika palace in Hoima town on Sunday June 11.
13:09
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Elderly Woman Electrocuted While Saving Grand Children

Stephen Simuyan, an eye witness, says Nabukonde met her death at around 5pm on Wednesday evening while trying to rescue her grandchildren who had stepped on a bare power cable used for an illegal connection following a heavy down pour.
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It's Budget Day In East Africa ministry of finance 1

Its just an hour before Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presents the financial year 2017/18 national budget to Parliament. The 2017/2018 budget under the Industrialisation for job creation and shared prosperity is expected to increase to 29 trillion shillings from 26.3 trillion allocated for the ending financial.
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Kitgum Research Recommends Two Eggs For Children in Schools malnutrition 1

The study, published in the June edition of the Food Nutrition Research journal focused on Amide, Palabek, and Padibe primary schools in Kitgum District. Researchers from the University of Akansas studied the effect of egg supplementation on growth parameters in children participating in a school feeding program.
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