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PS Ggoobi tips private sector on opportunities in Uganda budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary and Secretary to Treasury Ramathan Ggoobi has outlined budget opportunities in the UGX 72Trillion Budget for the Financial Year 2024/25, urging private sector players to take advantage of them. This, he said while delivering a keynote speech during the …

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Did Kasaija miss free education funding in new budget?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents hoping for a reprieve from the ever-skyrocketing school fees in public and government-aided schools will have to wait. The government has in the past promised to increase funding to the education sector so that it gradually offers free education. While universal primary and …

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Kasaija announces sobering ‘Beer Tax’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For many Ugandans, the thought of beer conjures warm memories, cheers with friends, or a cold drink at the end of a long day. However, they will in the next financial year dig deep into their pockets to have their favorite drink as the …

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CSOs: Uganda’s budget process has been handled carelessly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The civil society groups in Uganda have termed the next national budget ineffective in answering the country’s pressing needs. The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is due to present this Thursday a sh72 trillion budget, which was revised at the last minute …

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BUDGET MONTH: Kasaija faces questions ahead of sh72 trillion budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development will today launch the National Budget Month 2024/2025, to give the context around the 72 trillion budget for next year. The Budget Month events are part of the ministry’s compliance with the Public Finance Management Act …

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Mbarara city council reduces 2024/2025 budget by shs15 billion

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City Council has reduced its budget for the next financial year by 15 billion shillings The City Council on Friday approved 51.4 billion shillings down from 66.89 billion shillings for the financial year 2023/2024. While presenting the budget estimates Ronald Taremwa, the Secretary for …

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