President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday used his address during the Budget presentation to warn political leaders and civil servants to stop frustrating investors and consumers. Museveni referred to the two groups as the most significant in economic development of a country.
Education sector takes the largest share of the 2012/2013 budget with close to one thousand seven hundred billion shillings allocated to it in the coming financial year. Part of the money will see primary teachersâ€™ salaries increased.
Uganda has made progress in easing conditions for doing business in the past year, a new report suggests. The report by the Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS), a finance ministry unit, follows global indexes that ranked Uganda poorly in ease of doing business.
The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Maria Kiwanuka on Thursday presented the 2012/2013 financial year budget, putting more emphasis on what she calls priority sectors including Education, Roads, Energy, Agriculture, Water and Health.
Tabling the budget estimates today, Acema told the fully packed council that they will not undertake major development projects in the 2012/2013 financial year because of the financial crisis at the national level.
Robert Kintu, an Independent Researcher and Analyst on parliament, has described the current work of parliament as being only reactive and not thorough in creating impact. Kintu, a Technical Advisor at the African Leadership Institute â€“ AFLI, says Ugandans are not getting a lot of value for their money.
Surprisingly, rival DP supporters led by Betty Nambooze of Mukono Municipality and Mathias Mpuuga of Masaka Municipality have also joined campaigns in Kinoni town board to boost Nsubuga\'s re-election.
The suspects were picked up on June 13, 2011 when they staged riots after court issued an interim order blocking Esrom William Alenyo, from swearing in as Nebbi LC V chairperson following an application by his rival Robert Okumu.