MTN Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte blamed misinformation especially by social media about the company and the listing process in particular, to the extent of the company and the Capital Market Authority being sued for alleged violation of regulatory procedure, which suit did not succeed.
According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
Caroline Apalat, a booking Clerk for Gogolon Transporters Ltd that plies the Kampala-Moroto route via Mbale, Kumi and Soroti in Eastern Uganda says several passengers who booked cancelled their Thursday trip forcing them to charge the initial rates.
The new policy aims at providing “reliable, safe, efficient and effective transport infrastructure and services that benefit all people and contribute to the social and economic development of the country.”
Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained to the committee that there are definitely consequences if Uganda does not meet its contractual obligation, and that he had advised the Ministry of Finance against continued re-negotiation of the contract, saying although it is not the best contract, it is not a bad one either.
In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
Speaking at the handover of the items to Kampala City Council Authority, Samuel Mabala, the country advisor Cities Alliance noted that through interaction with vendors, it came to their notice that there was a need to address the poor sanitation in the market.
Kaijuka pointed out that in many places where they have established housing estates, they have had to fix sewage, built lagoons and roads which should be a responsibility of National Water and Sewerage Corporation, and the government.
Poultry magnate Aga Sekalala says they hear there is a new Trade minister who replaced Amelia Kyambadde but they don't know what he does, nor what he thinks about the current Kenya - Uganda trade issues.
UDB Managing Director, Patricia Ojangole says they have created unsecured loan products based on the fact women have been proved to be better at debt repayment than men, and that there is need to take advantage of this.
'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
Hiring private companies has largely been blamed for the high cost of power and unstable supply, and for this, the public view is dominated by calls not to renew Umeme’s contract at the end of its 20 years in 2025.
"Even if the contract is to be renewed, the government should leave the companies to operate in peace without threats of termination because this also scares investors away from the sector," says Ssebowa, former ERA Executive Director.
The former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, David OO Obong has told legislators that Minister Dr. Monica Musenero should provide all accountability regarding the utilization of funds meant to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development.
The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija says eligible businesses will include all small businesses operated by individuals, groups, partnerships, and companies employing 5-49 people and with an annual turnover of 10 million to 100 million shillings.
Mainly in October 2020, the Safe Boda company decided to increase the deduction per ride from 10% to 15% which the riders protested at that time, however company leaders did not revisit the decision according to riders interviewed.