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Shs100 million PDM cash earmarked for parishes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Planning) Amos Lugoloobi, has revealed that some parishes will in the Financial Year 2022/2023, receive more money than others under the Parish Development Model (PDM). The minister made the revelation while presenting a statement to the …

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Minister Lugoloobi calls for research on Local Content Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance in charge of Planning, Amos Lugoloobi has asked lawmakers to conduct extensive research on the Local Content Bill arguing that in its current form, 90 per cent of the proposed law is procurement related. The Private Member’s Bill seeks to …

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42% of Ugandans living a deprived life: UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s first ever multidimensional poverty index report for 2021, has revealed that up to 42.1 percent of Uganda’s population lack in several socials and economic aspects of a normal human life. The survey conducted by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, took into consideration a number of …

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Gov’t presents 2022/2023 budget estimates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Minister of State Finance (Planning), Amos Lugoloobi has presented the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 financial year totaling Shs47.2 trillion. The Public Finance Management Act requires the Minister of Finance to present annual budget estimates by 01 April of the preceding year. In his presentation …

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Finance ministry, MPs disagree on budget estimates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee on Tuesday questioned the discrepancies in figures under the National Budget Framework Paper presented by the Ministry of Finance. Officials from the Ministry of Finance led by the Minister of State for Planning, Amos Lugoloobi appeared before the committee to formally present and …

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Central Bank calls for better planning, accountability for emergencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda, Michael Atingi-Ego has called for better planning for emergencies so that pandemics can have minimal impact. Atingi-Ego noted the need for reduction in spending on non-priority areas, postponement of capital intensive and import-dependent projects to help improve external balance …

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Govt faulted on failed construction on Akii-Bua and Buhinga stadium

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators on the Committee on Education were left in shock after they discovered that a US$113 million grant from the Chinese government for construction of Buhinga and Akii-Bua stadia has not been utilized. The MPs were disturbed to learn that the Ministries of Education and Sports,  …

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No special recovery fund for education sector – Minister Lugoloobi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Planning, Amos Lugoloobi has told MPs that the government has no money to support a special recovery fund for the education sector. Lugoloobi instead appealed to private institutions of learning to compete for 200 billion Shillings that has been set aside …

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URA owns up to West Nile shootings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance, Amos Lugoloobi has revealed that the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has taken responsibility for shootings that left one person dead and two others injured in Arua district during altercations between staff of the Authority and the local community. The …

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Africa’s peer review should be people centered – Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, has urged the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to ensure its findings and recommendations work in favour of the development of the ordinary Ugandan. The main thematic areas of APRM in Uganda include democracy and political governance, economic governance …

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