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Budget Committee Disagrees with Gov't on Sector Allocations

09 Apr 2020 · According to the sector allocations, the Works and Transport docket tops the table with an allocation of 5.84 trillion Shillings, followed by Security with 4.503 trillion Shillings. A sum of 4 trillion Shillings is budgeted for Interest Payments, the Education sector has a budget of 3.592 trillion Shillings, while the Health sector budget stands at 2.836 trillion Shillings. The agriculture sector budget stands at 1.324 trillion Shillings.

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Budget Committee Disagrees with Gov't on Sector Allocations 4 1

According to the sector allocations, the Works and Transport docket tops the table with an allocation of 5.84 trillion Shillings, followed by Security with 4.503 trillion Shillings. A sum of 4 trillion Shillings is budgeted for Interest Payments, the Education sector has a budget of 3.592 trillion Shillings, while the Health sector budget stands at 2.836 trillion Shillings. The agriculture sector budget stands at 1.324 trillion Shillings.
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Speaker Issues New Stringent Measures, Declines to Close Parliament corona virus 5 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that in the current circumstances, the biometric register of MP’s attendance is suspended and the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige shall ensure that each member is manually recorded as present during the relevant sitting.
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EALA MPs Call for Joint Effort to Fight Coronavirus Across EAC 4 1

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Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad coronavirus 1 2

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Govt Relief Food Reaches 25,548 People in Kampala, Wakiso 7 1

State Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Musa Ecweru told parliament that the food has so far been given to 25,548. He was this afternoon presenting a statement on the government move to proceed with the distribution of relief food in Kampala and Wakiso districts in disregard of a directive issued earlier by Parliament.
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Finance Committee Asks Government to Suspend New Tax Measures corona virus 4 1 Top story

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Parliament Rejects Byabashaija’s Reappointment as Uganda Prisons Boss 1 1 Top story

Both Byabashaija and Mwanje appeared before the committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga today for vetting. But sources from the closed-door meeting rejected their appointment on grounds that the two, have already clocked 60, the mandatory retirement age of Public servants.