Sunday , April 14 2024
Home / Tag Archives: NPA (page 2)

Tag Archives: NPA

Global factors impacting Uganda’s economy: BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from Bank of Uganda and the National Planning Authority (NPA) have told Members of Parliament that the state of the economy is struggling because of global related factors. The officials were interfacing with the Committee on National Economy to discuss the state of the …

Read More »

Opposition MPs train on programme based budgeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Desirous of having a team that can influence business on the Floor of the House, the Leader of the Opposition (LOP), Mathias Mpuuga is rolling out trainings intended to improve the capacity of Opposition Members of Parliament to exercise their oversight role better. The first training …

Read More »

Uganda school system could lose up to 30% of learners

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A recent National Planning Authority (NPA) report on the re-opening of schools “Towards Safe Opening of The Education Sector in Covid-19 Times” indicates up to 30% of learners might fail to return. Whereas the report released in August acknowledged that worldwide, school closures …

Read More »

NPA advises gov’t to suspend construction of new roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) wants the government to suspend the construction of new roads and direct the available resources to ongoing projects. The NPA Executive Director, Joseph Muvawala made the recommendation while appearing before the Budget Committee of Parliament to present their opinion on …

Read More »

Nabbanja tasks team to review Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport. Nabbanja who …

Read More »

NPA wants technical skills training for everyone joining University

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) has recommended the establishment of a technical skilling course for students who complete their Advanced Level Education exams as they await joining university. This came up at a meeting organized by the Centre for Advanced Strategic Leadership (CASTLE), …

Read More »

5000 schools might close due to lockdown-NPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | About 5,000 private schools and higher institutions of learning face permanent closure due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Planning Authority (NPA) has warned. Rogers Matte, the Manager Macroeconomic Planning at NPA says that the closure of schools as part of …

Read More »