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Bank of Uganda warns finance ministry over high debt levels

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Central Bank has challenged the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development against the current high rates of borrowing, saying they are putting the country and the economy at risk. The national debt burden is currently estimated at UGX 64 trillion as of December …

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Govts debt management strategy draws mixed reactions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ministry of Finance has unveiled a new Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS), aimed at ensuring value for money from the loans that are being borrowed for the next financial year.  The plan specifies how the government plans to structure its debt portfolio in the …

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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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Activists call for health tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) attending a virtual meeting on health financing on Monday highlighted the need for having a separate tax to finance health emergencies without straining the health system. They said though the government has over the years put up taxes …

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Coronavirus infections to peak in May, June -Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International NGO AMREF Health Africa is warning people against unnecessary expenditure and stopping capital expenditure in addition to asset investments saying the disruption caused by the outbreak of coronavirus across the globe will take months before lives get back to normal. Dr Githinji Gitahi, …

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