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Budget Committee rejects UGX 15.8 Billion supplementary request

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Budget Committee of Parliament have rejected a fresh government supplementary request of 15.8 billion Shillings. The Committee received the request on Thursday from Gabriel Ajedra, the Minister of State of Finance in charge of General Duties. According to Ajedra, part of …

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Budget Committee recommends re-allocation of UGX 402.5Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s budget committee has recommended reallocation of 2020/2021 financial year budget to other key programs. This is highlighted in the Budget Committee report presented to Parliament by the Committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi. In the report, the committee made adjustments to the proposed 45.48 trillion …

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Budget Committee disagrees with gov’t on sector allocations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budget Committee of Parliament has clashed with the Minister of State for Planning David Bahati over what they described as unrealistic budget allocations to the Health and Agriculture sectors. Bahati was appearing before the committee to present revised budget estimates for the coming …

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MPs approve special budget to fix roads affected by heavy rains

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The budget committee of Parliament has approved a request to allocate 168 billion Shillings for the maintenance of roads that were affected by the 2019 heavy rains, across the country.  The funds will be provided for in the financial year 2020/2021. Uganda received heavy …

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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 query UGX 18bn UBC revamp budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budget Committee of parliament has queried the recommendation by the Information Communication and Technology Committee-ICT that Shillings 18.5 billion should be provided to complete the process of revamping the national broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation-UBC. It came after the ICT Committee Chairperson, Annet Nyakecho …

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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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