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MPs task gov’t to explain shooting of police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, has directed government to present to Parliament a report about an incident in which a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier shot a police officer and injured him. Police Constable Robert Mukebezi, was shot and injured on Sunday, 16 January 2022 …

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Gov’t tables Shs4.7 trillion supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance in charge of General Duties, Henry Musasizi, has tabled the Supplementary Appropriation (No. 4) Bill, 2021 for first reading amidst concerns from the Opposition about the utilisation of the previous requests. The bill seeks to provide for supplementary appropriation …

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Among commissions construction of Shs71Bn irrigation scheme

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has broken ground for the construction of Shs71billion Acomai irrigation scheme in Kamutur sub county, Bukedea district. The project, which is under the Agricultural Value Chain Development Programme being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, …

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UNOC to retain money from petroleum sale in new Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will now retain a portion of the proceeds from the sale of petroleum products following the passing of the Public Finance Management (Amendment) Bill, 2021. During the Tuesday plenary sitting chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among, legislators amended the …

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Parliament passes Income Tax Amendment Bill 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the Income Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2021 which provides for windfall tax and limitations of deductions on petroleum operations. The bill, presented by Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Henry Musasizi, was passed during plenary sitting on Tuesday, 14 December …

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Parliament directs on formation of Communications Tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, has tasked government to expedite the establishment of the Communications Tribunal. The tribunal is mandated to handle complaints relating to the decisions of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) as provided under Sections 60 and 64 of the UCC Act. “I …

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