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17:54
17:54

Oulanyah Asks Committees to Expedite Budget Process 1 1

The framework paper, containing budget proposals for the next financial year was presented to parliament by the Minister of State for planning David Bahati last week. It indicates a proposed increment in the national budget of 4.9 percent from this financial years budget of 32.7 trillion Shillings to 34.3 trillion shillings.
16:05
16:05

Finance Tables Certificate of Gender and Equity Compliance minsitry of finance 1

The Public Finance Management Act requires that the budget framework paper must be gender and equity responsive and that measures should be taken to equalize opportunities for women, men, Persons with Disabilities and other marginalized groups.
13:22
13:22

Committee Questions Education Budget Cuts national budget 1

According to Nakayenze, the share of the education budget in comparison to the overall national budget has been reducing from 14.6 1.6 trillion of the Shilling 12 trillion budget in the 2012/2013 financial year to now 11.03.2 in the next financial year 2018/2019.
12:47
12:47

Gov't Targets Higher Revenue Collection Next Financial Year 1

According to the budget framework, government estimates to collect Shillings 15.547 trillion in the 2018/2019 financial year from domestic sources. Shillings 15.1 trillion is expected to come from tax revenue while Shillings 418 billion is expected from non-tax revenue.
18:48
18:48

Govt Allocates UGX 41B for Food Relief agriculture funding 1

Cabinet has today made adjustments to the 2017/2018 budget raising an additional 15 billion Shillings for immediate food relief to the country.
07:44
07:44

Parliament Approves 2017/2018 Financial Year Budget Framework Paper 3

David Bahati, the State Minister for Planning said government is taking steps in ministries and departments intended to address the problem of increasing domestic arrears.
17:00
17:00

MPs Divided over Proposed Funding to ISO additional funding 3

The funding gap has however triggered anxiety among legislators who argue that the Internal Security Organisation cannot execute its mandate under such circumstances. They say that such a casual approach to intelligence and security exposes the country to ill motives of terrorists groups.
11:20
11:20

Medical Workers to Get Lunch Allowance Increment 2

The legislators are suggesting an allowance of 288,000 Shillings for nurses, doctors and other health workers bringing the lunch allocation to 12,000 Shillings per day, per person.
12:33
12:33

Public Universities Need Ugx 79 Billion for Staff Recruitment budget cuts 4 1 Top story

But staff recruitment in public universities is listed among unfunded priorities for the year, according to the Budget Framework Paper, currently under scrutiny by parliament.
06:59
06:59

Parliament Approves FY 2016/2017 Budget Frame Work Paper agriculture 2

Cecilia Ogwal, the Opposition Chief Whip said the 3.7 percent allocation to the agriculture sector from 2.6 percent this financial year isnt sufficient.
09:57
09:57

Health Sector Budget Unchanged 3 1

Dr. Asuman Lukwago, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary attributes the slight increase to development funding for Kayunga and Yumbe Hospitals by International Development Bank IDB.
12:16
12:16

MPs: We Can't Ably Handle Budgeting Process parliament 1 9

Legislators have expressed reservations over their ability to scrutnise the 2016/2017 financial year budget frame work paper given the prevailing circumstances and limited time period.
11:33
11:33

NRM Appoints Committee to Study Chaotic Party Primaries nrm caucus

David Bahati, the Deputy Government Chief Whip says the seven man committee is too study the experiences of the last party primaries with a view of proposing solutions to improve the future elections.
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