The results indicate that overall 71 percent of businesses posted increases in the cost of doing business as a result of the tax. Among businesses who reported an increase in costs, 87 percent reported a cost increase between one and 25 percent.
Uganda has six billion barrels of proven oil reserves, with the development stage already commencing. The development and eventual production will see between USD 15 to 20 billion invested in the country in the next 3 to 7 years in especially infrastructure like roads, an airfield, a refinery and an export pipeline through Tanzania to the international markets.
Atwine said billions of Shillings and supplies channeled to healthcare delivery get wasted and that the country is witnessing several cases of health accounting officers writing beautiful reports on fake activities.
For once, in a long while, schools in Greater Kampala, particularly expensive private ones, that have for years posted fantastic results, in which sometimes all candidates pass in Division One, were outsmarted by so-called rural schools as well public ones.
The Chair of UNEB, Prof Mary Okwakol, while handing over the results of 2018 Uganda Certificate of Education UCE results to education minister Janet Kataaha Museveni in Kampala on Thursday, stated categorically that UNEB has the same marking scheme for all schools in Uganda.
According to UNEB, there was significant evidence in the 2018 Uganda Certificate Examinations UCE of some candidates finding difficulties in answering questions due to possible cramming and spotting of particular topics.
The financing channeled through the French Development Agency AFD, is to support access to water and sanitation programs in Greater Kampala, Masaka, Mbarara and Isingiro districts. The two projects will be implemented by National Water and Sewerage Corporation.
For instance, if the UNEB premises went up in flames without a business continuity and disaster management plan decades of examinations records would get destroyed without the possibility of being replaced.
The completion and approval of the report will pave way for the construction of the 1,445-kilometre pipeline from Kabaale-Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga Port in Tanzania. Construction of the pipeline is expected to take at least three years.
The Chair of UNEB, Prof Mary Okwakol, while releasing the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations PLE in Kampala, said while anti-exam cheating measures are largely working, the new trend is for teachers to connive and give answers to candidates.
Courses after P.7 include landscaping, cleaning services, carpentry and joinery, cabinet making, painting and decorating, bricklaying, industrial control, electrical installations, plumbing and heating, amongst others.