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European Union gives UGX 41bn to fight desert locusts in East Africa

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The European Commission has extended 10 million euros ( 41billion Shillings) to East Africa to help in the control of the desert locusts outbreaks in the region.  The EU said in a statement that the outbreak could have devastating consequences on food security in the region …

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Isimba dam: Kasaija snubs committee meeting for second time

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament wants Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija referred to the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee for alleged failure to appear before the committee. Officials from the Ministry of Finance appeared before the Physical infrastructure committee on Tuesday. The Committee is investigating …

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Parliament directs Finance Ministry on BoU Deputy Governor position

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija to present a statement concerning the vacant position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank. The directive follows the expiry of Dr Louis Kasekende’s contract on 18th January 2020. Dr …

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Uganda at high risk of debt distress-report

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Budget Committee has noted that the country’s debt servicing level is one associated with high risk of debt distress. This is carried in their report on the coming financial year 2020/2021 Budget Framework Paper totalling Shillings 39.64 trillion. The Committee Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi …

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Gov’t spent UGX 1.15 trillion without Parliament approval

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government spent 1.15 trillion Shillings without parliament approval during the Financial Year 2018/2019.  This is carried in a report of the Auditor-General for the year ended December 2019 presented to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. Government-approved a budget of 32 trillion Shillings for …

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2020/2021 Financial year budget to increase after negotiations with donors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Director Budget in the Ministry of Finance, Kenneth Mugambe says that the proposed budget for the coming financial year 2020/2021 is expected to increase once on-going project negotiations that require external financing are concluded. According to the Budget framework paper accessed by URN, government …

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Gov’t losing Billions in procurement delays – Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija has lashed out at government entities, saying their culture of slow procurement processes means the country is losing billions of shillings. Kasaija, who spoke at the 2019 public procurement sector performance review conference in Kampala on Thursday, said at …

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