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Kasaija Warns of Gov't Failure to Meet Revenue, Expenditure Targets financial year 1 Top story

"If any or all the risks materialize, there may be additional pressures on public finances, which might prompt additional borrowing and a consequent rise in public debt, or budget cuts and reallocations," says Kasaija
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Civil Society Loses Bid to Block UGX 1.4 Trillion Lubowa Hospital Loan parliament 1 Top story

In February 2013, FINASI made a proposal to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to build and manage specialized healthcare facilities at Entebbe Grade A Hospital and the Uganda Cancer Institute.
08:20
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CSOs Push for Localized Climate Change Awareness as Gov’t Lay Strategies to Secure Funds World Bank 1 4

With various climate-related issues increasingly evident, Mundulu believes it's imperative to advance the climate change narrative. However, she stresses the importance of adapting global processes to suit local contexts. She asserts that events like COP28 meetings hold significance for communities, underscoring the need to integrate global discussions into local frameworks effectively.
07:44
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FUFA Weighs In on Delayed Renovation Of Masaka Recreation Grounds financial year 4

Stephen Ssemutono, a FUFA delegate representing Greater Masaka, echoes the frustration of the sports community over the project's delay, emphasizing the need for a modern sports arena to nurture local talent.
07:16
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Gov't Programs Hit With UGX 3 Trillion Funding Gap government

In the first seven months of 2023/2024, government expenditure was 20.68 trillion, out of the 24 trillion that had been planned, with interest payments shooting by 47 billion beyond the budgeted.
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Chairpersons of Newly Created Local Councils Petition Speaker Over Operational Funds government 4

Abdullah Magumba, chairperson of Mayuge town council, notes the challenges they face, including insults from constituents due to perceived inactivity, despite the lack of funds for basic tasks like garbage collection and road maintenance.
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Fear As UGX 16 Billion USMID Funds Might Return To Treasury financial loss 4 1 Top story

According to Mbarara City Engineer, Hillary Mugisha, the progress of the three road projects stands at 84%, with financial performance at 67.8%, amounting to over Shillings 16 billion out of Shillings 23 billion allocated.
07:06
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700 Young Aqua-culturists Unite to Craft Plans for Successful Fish Farming farmer 2 2 Top story

Uganda garnered USD 116.2 million from fish and fish product exports in the 2021/22 financial year. The primary focus of the meeting will be to address critical sectoral challenges, particularly deficiencies in processing.
08:55
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Dilapidated City Roads Frustrate Business in Jinja financial year 1 2

In explanation for the city's worrying road status, the Jinja city spokesperson, Rajab Kiito says that the city lacks funds to address the challenge of poor roads, but they have planned to refurbish 3.5 kilometers of roads, at a cost of 16.5 billion Shillings this financial year, through funding from the USMID project.
11:24
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Jinja City Officials being Investigated over Illegal Sale of School Land police spokesperson

It is reported that the officers connived to subdivide part of Spire road primary school land into 11 plots, which they shared amongst themselves and sold it off to unidentified developers across the city.
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Busoga Residents Demand Compensation Before Implementation of Rare Earth Metal Mining Project area 2

It is said that about 532 million tonnes of rare earth elements have been identified in an area stretching a distance of 40-kilometres from the Igombe and Makuutu in Bugweri, Nakigo and Bulamagi in Iganga district and Imanyiro and Buwaaya sub-counties in Mayuge district. This area has almost 5000 households.
11:59
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Jinja City Leaders Want Additional Funding for USMID Projects development project 1 2

The City has over the past four phases received 42 Billion Shillings to rehabilitate roads within the central business district. However, leaders argue that the funds are inefficient to construct more roads in the city.
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Delayed Funding Frustrating Research on Lake Victoria financial year 2 1

Each State is required to pay annual subscription fees of USD 485,000. The funds facilitate studies that guide countries on how best to preserve the different Lake Victoria species from extinction. The member states include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
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Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
08:29
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Mayuge District Commercial Officer Dismissed for Lack of Academic Documents Attorney General

The ministry acted on a tipoff from a whistleblower who indicated that Waiswa's academic documents did not corroborate with the institutions he claims to have studied from. The whistleblower further stated that several civil servants in Mayuge district acquired their jobs after bribing the District Service Commission.
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Village Chairpersons Storm Kapelebyong District Headquarters over Pay ex-gratia payment 1 2

Village chairpersons are supposed to receive an allocation of 10,000 Shillings every month, which is paid once, every financial year. The LCs are now demanding a sum of 120,000 Shillings for the financial year 2019/2020.
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Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
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UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan country 1 2

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
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Local Gov't Ministry Interdicts Three Jinja Municipal Officials abuse of office 1

“The Criminal Investigations Directorate is conducting investigations into allegations of abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, embezzlement, fraudulent accounting and money laundering. Vide CIDHQTRS/94/2020,” the letter reads in part.
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