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CID probes local government ministry, UPPC over UGX 500M for security stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation-UPPC and Ministry of Local Government-MoLG over Shillings 500million that was meant for the supply of security stamps to LC I and LC II chairpersons. According to highly placed sources at the CID headquarters, …

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District chairpersons demand punitive action against misuse of vehicles

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LC V district chairpersons for Lwengo and Sembabule are demanding punitive action against the chronic misuse of government fleets in local governments. They note that the presence of many non-functional government vehicles currently grounded in their districts is frustrating the movements of the newly …

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Ten controversial bills passed by the 10th parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The 10th Parliament that complated their mandate last week passed and enacted 118 bills, approved 75 loan requests, made 47 resolutions to pay tribute and considered 349 Ministerial statements.  Parliament led by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanya also considered 653 …

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Councilors approve split of Rukiga county

Rukiga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rukiga District council has passed a motion to split Rukiga County into two constituencies. The district started its operations in July 2017 after it had been curved from Kabale district.  Since then, it remained both a county and a district.  During a council session held …

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Kwania prepares for budget shortfall in FY 2021/2022

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kwania district local government is most likely to experience a budget shortfall in the next F/Y 2021/2022. The council has come out with draft budget estimated at 24.5billion shillings, but in the last F/Y 2020/21, the council approved a budget of 28.6b billion shillings.   The 2020/21 …

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New cities can’t perform without financial help

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Agency in Uganda is worried that the newly created cities will increase the financing burden of the central government and affect the achievement of sustainable development goals. The UN Capital Development Fund, UNCDF, which aims to make public and private finance work for …

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