According to Musingizi, a staggering Shillings 50 billion has been lost in this sector, as revealed by a recent tax investigation exercise. This substantial sum was accumulated from just seven buildings that were audited. "I have already audited 7 arcades, and the accumulated amount is up to Shillings 50 billion. Now if I am to audit all the arcades, they might end in closure. So let us do the right thing going forward," he stated.
"The world is looking at us to see who we are funding. With this initiative, we want to see that we immerse ourselves in the idea," says Goretti Masadde, CEO of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.
James Oyet the chairperson LC3 of Lokole sub-county, thinks the Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture should do more in ridding the country of invasive weeds, or sensitize farmers on how to eliminate the weeds, saying the effect is not only on individual farmers, but many government projects purposed to support farmers with revolving funds.
During a presentation of investment prospects for their region at the Gudie Leisure Farm Training Center in Najjera on Tuesday, the youth representing various parishes passionately articulated the necessity for heightened business activity. They perceive this as a pathway to break free from the reliance on relief aid that has been impacting the local population.
According to King Olarker, it is unfortunate that the very chiefs who are supposed to safeguard Kingdom land are deeply involved in its illegal sale, and this practice must cease immediately. He emphasized that the prevailing high poverty levels should not drive the chiefs and their subjects to sell their land, which is their most valuable asset.
The donation includes 300,000 doses of Foot and mouth Disease vaccines in cattle and other big ruminants, 140,000 doses for small ruminants, and another 200,000 doses for lung disease in small ruminants. It also included re-agents and tool kits for laboratory use that shall be used to aid early detection of outbreaks, which the field officers have to immediately report to the ministry.
"In an era marked by the dominance of the free enterprise system, globalisation, knowledgeable customers with abundant choices, and rapid technological advancements, organizations are in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world," Emmanuel Dei-Tumi, the President of Human Capital International told the just concluded 28th Annual Seminar by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
Initially, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) had taken immediate action to repair the road, with the promise of completing the work within three weeks. However, work came to a halt after just one week, workers left the site, and equipment was removed.
In 2018, President Yoweri Museveni directed the Uganda Development Cooperation (UDC), facilitated by the Ministry of Agriculture, to establish a fruit factory in Lolyango Village under the name Delight Uganda Limited.
Moses Aruho, the deputy Mbarara Resident City Commissioner, revealed that his office received complaints from more than 35 youths who accused Mwijuka and MBACITA of soliciting money from them for a benchmarking trip to Taiwan, which never materialized.
The Chief Registrar pointed out that some judicial officers, particularly research magistrates in various high court circuits, appear to prioritize assignments from judges over those given by registrars.
Kamanyire says she went through the processes of reporting and filing her claim to the authorities through the local councils, the district agriculture office, the government valuer, up to the Uganda Wildlife Office at Paraa Town in Nwoya District north of the lake.
Paul Mwanja, the Commissioner of Infrastructure and Social Services in the Ministry of Finance, says that whereas the mother districts require Shillings 1 billion for their relocation, the government is currently financially constrained to fund the exercise.
Joyce Apwoyorwoth, the Vegetable dealers’ chairperson says that the state of the market worsens during the rainy season since the market floods, yet they have no lockups and stalls to keep their commodities safely.
Mustafa Ongom, the Zombo district secretary of finance, planning and administration said they project to collect over 4.9 billion shillings from property rates to expand the local revenue base for the district.
Tom Butime, the Minister of Tourism, stated that the government is identifying 735 kilometers of tourism roads to be paved, including those leading to cultural heritage sites. This infrastructure development is intended to enhance accessibility to these attractions.