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Uganda drops in budget transparency survey

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has once again dropped in Open Budget Survey ranking owed to low public participation in the budgeting process. The survey carried out by Uganda Debt Network in partnership with the US-based International Budget Partnership shows that Uganda recorded an average score of 58 out …

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Nansana municipality budget approved five weeks after deadline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nansana municipality has finally passed its annual budget estimates almost five weeks after the deadline stated by law. The municipality in Wakiso district failed for more than three months to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the executive and …

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Buganda Lukiiko approves UGX 109Bn budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda’s Lukiiko has approved a budget of Shillings 109.7 billion to support different Kingdom activities in the 2020/2021 financial year. The budget presented on Monday afternoon by the Kingdom Finance Minister, Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa is Shillings 13 billion less compared to the current financial …

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Education gets lion share of budget in Teso region

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The education sector has taken a lion share in the budget estimates for 2020/2021 financial year across the districts in the Teso sub region. In Kumi district, the education budget increased by more than 600,000 shillings from the current financial year budget of 10.1 …

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Finance Minister asked to explain variance in budget figures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija to explain the variance in figures presented during his budget speech which was presented last week. This follows an observation of inconsistencies in the figures that were approved by Parliament …

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Private sector, CSOs hail gov’t for tax relief, recapitalizing of UDB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation and Civil Society Organisations have welcomed the budget saying it reflects Uganda’s current situation and looks at reviving vital sectors. On Thursday, the Minister for Finance Matia Kasaija passed 45 trillion shillings budget for the 2020/2012 financial year. Dr Elly …

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BUDGET: Museveni unhappy with low tax collections

  Budget 2021 summary ✳ Resource envelope Sh45.5 trillion ✳ Revenue Sh21.8 trillion ✳ Uganda GDP Sh138 trillion ✳ Uganda GDP rate +3.1% ✳ Electricity output 1254MW ✳ Paved roads 5600km ✳ National IT backbone, 49 districts ✳ Internet bandwidth $70/Mbps ✳ UDB sh1 trillion injection ✳ Domestic arrears pay 673bn …

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LIVE: Uganda budget speech 2020-2021

  #UGBUDGET20 ✳ Sh45.5 trillion ✳ Cuts on travel, conferences ✳ Security Sh4.5 trillion ✳ Works Sh5.8 trillion ✳ Govt to borrow Sh11trillion ✅ 2020 – Sh45 trillion ✅ 2019 – Sh40 trillion ✅ 2018 – Sh32 trillion ✅ 2017 – Sh22 trillion ✅ 2016 – Sh20 trillion Kampala, Uganda …

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