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Museveni, Teachers Agree to Suspend Strike President Museveni 1 3 Top story

Uganda National Teachers Union- UNATU agreed with President Yoweri Museveni to suspend the planned teacher’s strike for one term as government mobilizes funds for their
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Independent MPs Reject IPOD Proposals parliament 1 4

Independent Members of Parliament have rejected a proposal that calls for individuals who want to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections.
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Parliament Approves UGX 40.5 Trillion Budget Without Debate 1 3 Top story

Parliament has today in an unprecedented manner passed the coming financial year 2019/2020 budget totaling 40.48 trillion Shillings without debate on the budget committee report. The report was presented on Thursday afternoon by the committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi.
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Parliament Gets Back Bench Commissioners 1 2

Parliament has approved four backbench commissioners who were nominated by their party leaders and emerged as unopposed candidates.
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National Council Of Sports Needs UGX 196Bn Annually - Dr. Ogwel fufa 8 4

The National Council of Sports needs an annual budget of shillings 196 billion to fund all the 48 associations effectively and runs its own activities in 2019/2020 financial year.
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Uganda’s Petroleum Fund Not Growing 1 1

“As of the end of December 2018, the value of the Fund stood at 288.7 billion Shillings. The reduction in the Fund value from 470.4 billion Shilling reported in June 2018 to the current 288.7 billion Shillings was due to the transfer of 200 billion Shillings to the Uganda Consolidated Fund to finance the financial year 2018/2019 budget,” a report by the Budget Committee of Parliament stated.
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Local Gov’t Accounts Committee Unearths Rot in Management of Road Funds Auditor General 1 1

The committee chaired by Judith Franca Akello, the Woman Member of Parliament for Agago district has in its findings revealed that the program is suffering from gross corruption tendencies and misuse of public resources perpetrated by accounting officers and engineers in local governments.
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MPs Calls for Special Audit of Consolidated Fund 1 3

MPs Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi representing Butambala County, Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal and Lira Woman MP Atim Joy Ongom on Thursday tabled a minority report on the budget estimates for the coming financial year 2019/2020 demanding for the audit.
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Parliament Approves UGX 900bn for South Sudan Compensation juba crisis 1

Parliament has approved the payment of 947 billion shillings ($252m) for the payment of 82 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services in South Sudan.
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Budget Committee Rejects UGX103bn for Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 1 3

Parliament’s Budget Committee has rejected a government request for additional funding of 103 billion Shillings to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for the digital stamps project.
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MPs Want South Sudan Compensation Halted 5 1

Members of Parliament have asked Government to halt payment of Ugandan traders who supplied South Sudan, until when the verification process is complete and all Ugandans included.
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MP Questions Omission of Soroti from New Cities 2

On Monday, Cabinet chaired by President Yoweri Museveni at State House, Entebbe approved the creation of nine cities, five of which Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbarara will become operational on July 1, 2020.
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UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison investigation 4 1

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
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MPs Want URA’s Digital Stamp Project Probed URA Digital stamps 5 1

Akol appeared before the committee chaired by Ntenjeru North MP Amos Lugoloobi to justify a requirement for additional funding of Shillings 103 billion to implement digital stamps and e-tax system.
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MPs Question Inconsistencies in Additional Budget Figures national budget 1 2

As the committee interfaced with the State Minister for Finance in-charge of Planning David Bahati, a fresh document defending the additional resources was presented indicating more funds totalling 934.4 billion contrary to the 929 billion Shillings figure officially tabled before parliament.
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Teachers Get Workers MPs Nod to Strike teachers strike 1 3

According to estimates, up to 279 billion Shillings would be required to enhance implement the proposals. However, Parliament’s Budget Committee recently indicated that the bill is too huge to be catered for within the next budget.
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Muntu Unveils Alliance for National Transformation Leadership 1 1 Top story

Muntu will be deputized by Makerere University Don Nyanja Musoke as the national Deputy Coordinator-Operations and former Serere Woman MP Alice Alaso as the National coordinator-Finance and Administration. Martin Okumu will serve as the National Coordinator for Research and Policy.
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Gomba CAO, Engineer Fail to Account for Road Funds Auditor General 1 2

According to the report, the district was allocated 382.12 million shillings under the Uganda Road Fund program, but the officers could only account for shillings 187 million.
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Cabinet Approves National Airlines Board of Directors

The board of seven directors will be chaired by Ahabwe Godfrey Pereza. Ahabwe is a former MP for Rubanda East constituency and minister of state for local government.
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Parliament Approves UGX 1.6 Trillion Supplementary Budget 1 5

Parliament has approved a Shillings 1.6 trillion supplementary budget request by government for the current financial year 2018/2019 part of which is to carter for the ongoing President Yoweri Museveni’s country wide tour on wealth creation.
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