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LIVE: Matia Kasaija’s Sh40 trillion budget

▶ THEME: Industrialization for Job Creation & Shared Prosperity 💠 2019 – Sh40 trillion 💠 2018 – Sh32 trillion 💠 2017 – Sh22 trillion 💠 2016 – Sh20 trillion ▶ Domestic financing 74.5 percent ▶ External Financing 25.5 Top ✅ Works-Transport Sh6.4 trillion ✅ Security 3.6 trillion ✅ Education 3.2 trillion Bottom …

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How Ebola virus has spread to Uganda from DRC

Kampala, Uganda | Grace Matsiko – AFP | A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, Health Minister Ruth Aceng said Tuesday. Uganda has been on high alert since the outbreak across …

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Entebbe Airport Cargo Centre Nearing Completion

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of a new cargo centre at Entebbe International Airport is almost complete, the Civil Aviation Authority has said. The cargo centre is part of the 720 billion Shillings project undertaken by China Communications Construction Company to expand and upgrade Entebbe International airport. The …

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Sh777 billion needed to control flooding in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA needs sh777 billion to control floods in the city. The KCCA Acting Executive Director Engineer Andrew Kitaaka says that despite having a drainage master plan, the authority does not have money to carry out construction works for three main channels of …

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Uganda names 23 for AFCON 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cranes coach Seb Desabre has named the final official list of 23 players to travel for the the Total AFCON Finals in Egypt this month. There were no surprises, with all the key players led by Denis Onyango, included. Emmanuel Okwi finally makes the …

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WORLD BANK: Uganda should invest more in education

Uganda Economic Update: Investing $2 Billion Will Put One Million More Children in School Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An increase in government spending on education would improve enrollment and the quality of learning in Ugandan schools, raising the human capital necessary to sustain productivity and economic growth, according to the …

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Kayiira family unhappy about Heroes Day Medal

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the late Andrew Lutaakome Kayiira has said that the award, presented to them on Heroes day was a mockery to his memory. A family member said that the category of the medal given has also been presented to persons who stopped …

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