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Finance ministry tables third national development plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |   The Ministry of Finance has tabled the third National Development Plan- NDPIII. The five-year plan was supposed to be approved before the presentation of the National Budget Framework Paper for financial year 2020/2021.  David Bahati, the Minister of State for Planning in the Finance …

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Parliament launches Bills and Petition tracking system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has launched an application that will among others help the public track proposed Bills and directly submit petitions for consideration. The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga launched the web-based and mobile application named ‘Uganda Bungeni’ at the on-going parliament week departmental exhibitions. Bungeni is a Swahili …

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Kadaga blames Religious leaders for delaying Marriage Law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that religious leaders are to blame for the delayed enactment of the Marriage law. The law which covered a wide range of marriage, divorce and gender issues, including bride-wealth, marital rights, dissolution of marriage, and the rights …

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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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Court orders against gov’t pre-arranged- Speaker Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says that garnishee orders against government are pre-arranged to defraud public finances. A garnishee order is a directive by court to allow creditors recover debt from a third party. The order can be carried out by taking money …

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Auditor General queries absence of Petroleum Investment Framework

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Auditor-General John Muwanga has queried the absence of a Petroleum Investment Framework to guide investment of funds under the Petroleum Revenue Investment Reserve in Bank of Uganda. While presenting his audit report for the year ended December 2019 to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca …

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Ssempijja differs with parliament on UPDF fisheries operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Vincent Ssempijja, the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, has differed with parliament on the suspension of operations by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Unit against illegal fishing activities. In December last year, parliament resolved to halt the operations of the UPDF Fisheries Unit …

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