The executive chairman of National Planning Authority, Dr Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa says Uganda must fron-tload huge infrastructure projects in order to achieve the lower middle income status by 2020.
RAU argues that the brown rice scam has led to a total loss of Shillings 509 billion. According to Mbabazi, the erratic policy changes threaten and undermine local rice production due to the uncertainty they create.
A source that attended the meeting told Uganda Radio Network that the shareholders rejected Bigirimana because they were uneasy about his tainted image over alleged corrupt practices. When URN arrived at the venue of the closed meeting, Bigirimana was moving out, apparently soon after being rejected
David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson, says Kisembo went into hiding after learning of his impending arrest. Mudong says they have since impounded 1129 bags of maize from Iredha chambers , which belongs to Kisembo in Lira town.
The out growers, from the district of Gulu, Amuru, Lamwo and Adjumani say they are stuck with hectares of sugar cane plantations in the absence of the factory which was anticipated to be their sole buyer.
If Uganda is to achieve the same level of revenue performance with its neighbor, the report suggests, it could increase the value of collected revenues to fulfill their potential, estimated at between 18 and 23 percent of GDP.