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Reinstate the Local Government Grant- Tayebwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has directed the Minister of Finance, Matia Kasajja to present a comprehensive report on the District Discretional Equalisation Grant (DDEG). Tayebwa who chaired the House on Thursday, 12 May 2020 made the directive following a matter of national importance raised by …

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Magyezi seeks amendment of Public Finance Management Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Local Government, Raphael Magyezi has asked lawmakers to amend the Public Finance Management Act to mandate local governments to appropriate local revenues in accordance with the Constitution, the Local Government Act and the policy on decentralization. Article 191 (1) of the constitution states …

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Local governments urged to turn to President over financing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Public Service and Local Government appalled by the consistent plea for Parliament’s intervention in their financing woes, have advised the local governments to seek audience with the President. The Secretary of Local Government Finance Commission (LGFC) while appearing before the committee on Thursday, …

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