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Uganda to spend UGX 7 trillion on loans

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Government plans to spend 1.826 Trillion Shillings on repayments of external debt next financial year, up from 1.12 trillion Shillings in the current year. The increase is attributed to an increase in non-concessional financing.    Non-concessional loans usually carry commercial interest rates which are …

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Parliament approves UGX 45.5 Trillion National Budget

✅ 2020 – Sh45 trillion ✅ 2019 – Sh40 trillion ✅ 2018 – Sh32 trillion ✅ 2017 – Sh22 trillion ✅ 2016 – Sh20 trillion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved a 45.49 trillion Shillings Budget for the financial year 2020/2021. The estimates show an increase of …

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Budget Committee recommends re-allocation of UGX 402.5Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s budget committee has recommended reallocation of 2020/2021 financial year budget to other key programs. This is highlighted in the Budget Committee report presented to Parliament by the Committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi. In the report, the committee made adjustments to the proposed 45.48 trillion …

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MPs recommend review of national budget

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Budget Committee has recommended that the government reviews and revises the National Budget for the coming financial year 2020/2021 in the wake of COVID-19. This is one of the committee’s recommendations in its report to Parliament in which it approved the appropriation of Shillings 45.493 …

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Finance Ministry accused of frustrating budget process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament has expressed disappointment with the conduct of the Ministry of Finance for failing to present the additional figures to the financial year 2020/2021 National Budget. Kadaga made the statement on Tuesday after she indicated that the Ministry needed space on the …

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Budget Committee disagrees with gov’t on sector allocations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budget Committee of Parliament has clashed with the Minister of State for Planning David Bahati over what they described as unrealistic budget allocations to the Health and Agriculture sectors. Bahati was appearing before the committee to present revised budget estimates for the coming …

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Managing current budget a big challenge-Muhakanizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi says that wrong projections in the current 2019/2020 financial year have made management of the National Budget a big challenge. Muhakanizi was on Tuesday appearing before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee to respond to Auditor General’s queries raised in …

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KCCA seeks 3% from national budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA wants government to allocate it 3 percent of the National Budget to the Authority. According to the 2020/2021 National Budget Framework paper, 3 percent of the 39.6 trillion proposed budget would amount to Shillings 1.7 trillion. The proposal by KCCA to …

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