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20:36
20:36

UGX 200bn Allocated for 2021 Elections national budget 1 1

The Government has allocated 223 billion shillings for the implementation of the Electoral Roadmap for the 2021 General Elections.
17:58
17:58

Agriculture Budget Increases to 1 Trillion Shillings national budget 1 1

The Finance Minister Matia Kasaija on Thursday said that the increment is meant to boost the Agriculture sector.
17:54
17:54

MPs Question Inconsistencies in Additional Budget Figures national budget 2 1

As the committee interfaced with the State Minister for Finance in-charge of Planning David Bahati, a fresh document defending the additional resources was presented indicating more funds totalling 934.4 billion contrary to the 929 billion Shillings figure officially tabled before parliament.
17:35
17:35

Education Seeks Additional UGX 348bn in National Budget education sector 2 1

The funds will cater for activities that include recruitment of primary teachers, aiding community schools and the students loan scheme among others.
16:35
16:35

Ugandans Want Health, Agriculture Prioritized parliament 5

Abdulla Musungula, a concerned citizen says most of the money should go to Agriculture. He explains that Uganda was in the past a rich country since people were economically empowered through planting cotton, coffee, tea and livestock among others.
12:13
12:13

Museveni Rejects Calls To Increase Funding to Agriculture agriculture sector 1 1

John Ssegujja, the Executive Director Community Development and Child Welfare Initiative, says the country cant stand without enough food supply and warned Museveni against insecurity if the sector is neglected.
18:57
18:57

MP Ogwal Tasks Govt on Petroleum Fund national budget 5 1

Veteran legislator Cecilia Ogwal has tasked government to inform the country on how much money is currently in the Petroleum Fund.
12:53
12:53

Budget: How Proposed Cuts will Affect Education Sector budget cuts 1

Plans by the Ministry of Education to recruit 2000 science teachers may fall flat as the proposal is not catered for in the 2018/2019 financial year. The ministry had requested for 18 billion for the recruitment exercise in a phased manner but the funds have not been provided in the proposed 2018/2019 financial year budget. Fredrick Mutyama, the Commissioner Education Planning and Analysis in the Ministry of Education says the available budget is to be mainly spent on wages making it hard for them to undertake most of the development activities.
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.
14:39
14:39

Local Govt Units Lose UGX 19.4 Billion in Property Rates Revenue local government Top story

A report by the Auditor General that sampled 32 local government units indicates nine of these failed to collect 84 percent of property rates resulting into Shillings 19.4 billion property revenue loss. The December 2016 report titled Financing of Local Government in Uganda shows that the nine local government units only managed to collect 3.7 billion Shillings in property tax during the 2015/2016 financial year. This represents 16 percent of the 23.1 billion Shillings they were supposed to collect.
19:22
19:22

How 2017/2018 Budget Will Be Financed taxes 3 1 Top story

Minister Matia Kasaija says government plans to invest in tax administration measures so as to improve the capacity of Uganda Revenue Authority to implement the current tax laws, and enforce taxpayer compliance.
21:45
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Parliament Approves UGX 29 Trillion Budget national budget 2 1 Top story

The largest proportion of the resources have been allocated to works and transport sector taking 4.6 trillion Shillings followed by Education at 2.4 trillion. Energy and Mineral Development takes 2.3 trillion with Health and Security taking 1.8 trillion and 1.4 trillion Shillings respectively. Key sectors like Agriculture have been allocated 863 billion Shillings while Water and Environment takes 595 billion Shillings.
20:03
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Opposition Skeptical on Economic Prospects john ken lukyamuzi 3 Top story

According to opposition legislators Ugandans will continue to dig deeper into their pockets to finance an already choking economy.
15:31
15:31

Government Fails to Allocate Funds to Key Priority Areas budget shortfalls 3

Referral hospitals across the country will have to wait until the 2016/2017 budget to receive 10 billion Shillings to purchase oxygen supplies. For the judges, about 5 billion Shillings earmarked for the enhancement of their salaries will not be implemented in 2015/2016.
16:48
16:48

Deputy Speaker: MPs to sit on Saturday to Beat Budget Deadline national budget 2

Oulanyah says due to delays especially from the Executive side, it is proper that Parliament play its role to beat the deadline
10:56
10:56

Report Calls for Mainstreaming Child Poverty Issues in National Budget ministry of finance 1

The report cites the health and education budgets, which it says are below both the international and National Development Plan targets. It also notes that areas of the Social Development Sector affecting Children have seen up to 50 percent or more reductions in the budget for the fiscal year 2012/2013.
08:39
08:39

Ugandan Traders Told To Look Beyond The South Sudan Market national budget 2

Kiwanuka told URN on the sidelines of the National Budget Conference that various government ministries were working on a report and they’ll have a “definitive position” on the South Sudan situation.
10:36
10:36

Economist: Accounting Officers Responsible for Budget Indiscipline public coffers 2 1

Shadow Finance Minister Geoffrey Ekanya further explained that last year’s Financial Budget for development component for most of the districts was not released saying that the budget process was losing meaning and becoming an affair that has no tangible result on the ground but is there to fulfill Constitutional obligation.
14:18
14:18

Speaker Oulanyah Insists Government Name New Accounting Officers pius bigirimana 3 1

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has demanded the Ministry of Finance to explain to the house why Finance Ministry has failed to appoint new accounting officers to replace the three permanent secretaries that MPs refused to appropriate money against their names while passing the supplementary budget schedule 2.
11:58
11:58

Budget: Increased Fuel Tax Will Affect Man On The Street new taxes 4

Road users including passengers, drivers, motorcyclists and other have expressed their views and worries on the additional levy saying that it is going to have a toll on their income.
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