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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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Parliament approves UGX 44.7 Trillion budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government plans to collect 22.63 trillion Shillings with over 20.83 trillion coming from tax revenue in the coming financial year 2021/2022. This is to help finance the 44.77 trillion Shillings budget passed by parliament. The approved budget is a decrease by 714.9 billion (1.6 percent) compared …

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Gov’t entities failed to spend 951 billion shillings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen government entities failed to spend funds totaling 951 billion shillings appropriated in the current budget for the financial year 2020/2021. The funds are reported to have been unspent by December 2020. Amos Lugoloobi, the chairman of the Budget Committee of Parliament said in a report …

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