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Poor funding affecting Uganda’s Ebola preparedness plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The shortage of funds is affecting Uganda’s Ebola preparedness plan, according to the World Health Organization. Uganda was classified as a priority one country, as a result of its proximity to the area of DRC that is most affected by the latest Ebola outbreak, …

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MPs demand more funds for Netball team

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the Ministry of Education and Finance to allocate more funds to facilitate the national team, She Cranes at the World Cup. She Cranes will play against England, Samoa and Scotland in Group D. Though the team has already arrived …

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Two national gaming board officials charged with embezzlement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has charged two officials of the Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board with embezzlement of funds.  They are Edgar Gerald Agaba the Chief Executive Officer and John Patrick Kazoora the Manager in Charge of Finance Administration.  Prosecution alleges that Agaba and Kazoora and …

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Lubowa Hospital funds reported missing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has started investigating reports that more than 140 billion Shillings set aside for the construction of the Lubowa International Specialized Hospital has gone missing. In March this year, Parliament approved a guarantee of USD 379 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) for the construction of …

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Parliament approves UGX 1.6 trillion supplementary budget

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved 1.6 trillion shillings supplementary budget request by government for the current financial year 2018/2019. Part of the money will cater for the on-going President Yoweri Museveni’s countrywide tour on wealth creation. The approved Supplementary is in addition to the current 2018/2019 budget …

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URA seeks sh66bn additional funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is seeking an additional funding of sh66.3 billion shillings to improve its operations. The request for more funds in the coming financial year 2019/2020 was on Thursday tabled before Parliament’s Finance Committee by the URA Commissioner General, Doris Akol. The …

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Women oppose channeling UWEP Funds through districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Women’s Council has advised Ministry of Finance against channeling Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program – UWEP funds through the districts . During the Council sitting held at Bunyangabu district headquarters on Thursday, the council chairperson, Faridah Kimbowa, said that the Finance Ministry has …

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YOUTH FUNDS: Tororo Municipality struggles to recover sh121 million

Tororo Municipal Council is struggling to recover sh121 million borrowed from  Nation Youth Livelihood Funds Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last year, at least 14 groups in Tororo Municipality benefited from the national Youth Livelihood Programme funds. However some of the leaders of the beneficiary groups have since abandoned their …

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NUSAF suspends disbursement of funds to Arua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Disbursement of funds under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund- NUSAF 3 programme to Arua district has been suspended over embezzlement of more than 500 billion shillings. Last month, the police raided the NUSAF offices to search for clues into the disappearance of funds. The …

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