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Private sector calls for legislative support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has called on Parliament to align national policies to the National Planning Framework that is premised on the Vision 2040, annual budget and Ministerial Policy statements. According to the PSFU Executive Director Francis Kisirinya, the business community invests based on …

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MPs pledge increase of sports budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament under the Sports and Education committee have assured the National Council of Sports that they are going to demand for increment of the budget of the sports sub sector in the next financial year. The legislators revealed this when they visited council’s …

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MPs pledge to increase NMS annual budget by UGX 100Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the committees of finance, budget and health say there is a need to increase the annual budget of National Medical Stores-NMS by an additional 100 billion shillings. They note that the agency’s budget for essential medicines has stagnated around shillings 200billion …

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LOP calls for enhanced funding to health sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, has urged the government to increase budget allocations to the health sector. Presiding over at a fundraising for Kyambala health centre III in Bukulula sub county, Kalungu district, Mpuuga took note of the challenges dogging the …

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SME body speaks out on government’s budget plan, COVID-19 and economy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Walugembe, the executive director of Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Uganda has urged the government to practically implement its proposed economic recovery programme in a bid to improve peoples’ livelihoods. Walugembe speaks for the umbrella/business association that brings together over 112,000 micro, small …

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Kitgum municipal officials call for increase of road fund budget

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipal Council officials have asked the government to increase the road fund budget to boost road maintenance and rehabilitation works. The municipality receives approximately 600 million shillings annually for road maintenance and rehabilitation from the government under the Uganda Road Fund-URF. Uganda Road Fund …

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