Under the “Common Framework for Debt Relief,” G.20 countries agreed to relief to debt-ridden poor countries but by September, three countries; Zambia, Chad and Ethiopia had applied. Experts say debt relief conditionality discourages eligible countries from applying.
The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
Currently, Uganda has low revenue collections â€“ 13percent of GDP -, which many economists agree needs to increase. In the 2013/14 National Budget, at least Shs785bn was earmarked for paying off domestic debt, which is about 6.6percent of revenues. In the 2012/13 Budget Framework Paper, total domestic debt was at about Shs6.3trillion.