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Parliament approves UGX 40.5 Trillion Budget without debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has on Friday in an unprecedented manner passed the 2019/2020 budget totalling 40.48 trillion Shillings without debate on the budget committee report. The report was presented on Thursday afternoon by the committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi as well as a minority report by Butambala …

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MPs want URA’s digital stamp project probed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Doris Akol on Wednesday found difficult to justify the 103 billion shillings required funds for the digital stamps project. Members of Parliament sitting on parliament’s budget committee described the request as fraud. Akol appeared before the committee chaired …

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MPs question inconsistencies in additional budget figures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee on Wednesday encountered difficulties in finalizing the budget after discovering inconsistencies in figures presented by the Finance Ministry in the additional budget. Chaired by Ntenjeru North MP Amos Lugoloobi, the Budget committee convened to scrutinize the additional 929 billion shillings in allocations presented …

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MPs turn away URA officials over UGX 100bn for digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Budget Committee have turned away officials from the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA over failure to produce supportive documents for digital stamps. The digital stamps are part of the additional budget proposed in financial year 2019/2020 that has been submitted to the budget …

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MPs recommend transfer of Uganda Airlines to UDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has recommended that the ownership of Uganda National Airlines Company Limited be transferred to Uganda Development Corporation-UDC. According to the Uganda Development Corporation Act 2016, UDC is the business arm of Government. The new recommendation is carried in a report to …

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MPs quiz Kasaija, URSB officials on ownership of Uganda airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has directed Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) to redraft documents relating to the company and its shareholders. The directive by the Committee Chaired by Ntenjeru North MP Amos Lugoloobi followed a meeting between legislators, Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija, Works and …

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Budget committee approves UGX 280BN for Uganda Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budget Committee of parliament has approved a supplementary budget of Shillings 280 billion to enable government secure the delivery of two bombardiers from Canada. In his report to parliament, the Budget Committee chairperson, Amos Lugoloobi, the Committee also approved another Shillings 12 billion for …

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