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Gov’t entities failed to spend 951 billion shillings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen government entities failed to spend funds totaling 951 billion shillings appropriated in the current budget for the financial year 2020/2021. The funds are reported to have been unspent by December 2020. Amos Lugoloobi, the chairman of the Budget Committee of Parliament said in a report …

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Tooro youths failing in politics due to lack of funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The absence of funding has dashed the hopes of several youths in Tooro sub-region to contest for elective positions. Some of the affected youths missed nominations for parliamentary seats while those who got nominated are struggling to print posters or get media space for …

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Kitgum quarantine centers closed over lack of funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district taskforce has closed down all coronavirus quarantine centers over lack of funds. The quarantine centers are Pandwong health center III and St Joseph’s Hospital all in Kitgum municipality which hasve been closed for the past two weeks and one month respectively. They were …

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Political parties not getting funding

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter-Party Organisation on Dialogue (IPOD), Hon Asuman Basalirwa this week revealed that political parties have not received funding from government for the past two years. “The parties have not received funding from the government for the last two years yet …

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Uganda Wildlife Authority chokes on dwindling funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA) has decried dwindling operational funds during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Bashir Hangi, the UWA communications manager says they will soon need a boost if the COVID-19 pandemic is to continue since it is operating on dwindling savings of about …

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Funds, guidelines slow Fort Portal tourism city operations

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fort Portal tourism city authorities are struggling to deliver services and improve infrastructure due to lack of funds and operational guidelines. Fort Portal tourism city is one of the cities that government operationalized in July. The others are Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Arua, Gulu, …

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