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Shs10 billion supplementary budget to Lands Ministry illegal- Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija has apologized for the Shs10.6 billion supplementary budget for Uganda Land Commission (ULC) to pay land claimants in Buganda and Bunyoro sub-regions in the financial year 2020/2021. Kasaija admitted that the request for the supplementary was …

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MPs urge gov’t to fast track funds for new administrative units

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have tasked government to expeditiously process funds meant to operationalise the new local government units which they say have been rendered redundant. The Tororo district woman MP, Sarah Opendi, during the Parliament sitting of Tuesday, 29 March 2022, raised a matter of national …

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Rakai district councilors censure entire executive committee

Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rakai district council has censured the entire District Executive Committee.  The decision to censure the officials followed a petition signed by 16 out of 34 councilors accusing the members of alleged abuse of office, withholding information about the budget, and misconduct. They were censured on …

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Gov’t tables Shs4.7 trillion supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance in charge of General Duties, Henry Musasizi, has tabled the Supplementary Appropriation (No. 4) Bill, 2021 for first reading amidst concerns from the Opposition about the utilisation of the previous requests. The bill seeks to provide for supplementary appropriation …

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Parliament approves UGX 3.8 trillion supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed a supplementary budget of 3.81 trillion Shillings, mostly for stimulating the economy hit by COVID-19 and security-related interventions. Of this, at least 1.3 trillion Shillings was already spent within the 3 per cent legal limit which the government can spend and seek …

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Finance seeks Shs3.8 trillion supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MPs on the Committee on Budget are scrutinising a Shs3.8 trillion supplementary budget with Shs1.3 trillion already spent as being within the limit allowed by the Public Finance Management Act. Section 25(1) of the Public Finance Management Act allows accounting officers, subject to the approval of …

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KCCA seeks Shs4Bn supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has requested Parliament to approve a supplementary budget of Shs4bn to implement a Covid-19 response plan in the greater Kampala metropolitan area. The response plan aims at scaling up Covid-19 vaccine uptake, compliance to standard operating procedures and a surveillance mechanism …

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Finance ministry to restrain supplementary budgets next financial year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has warned ministries and government departments against relying on supplementary budgeting in the next financial year, saying it will not be easy for them. Minister Matia Kasaija told the National Budget Conference, that supplementary requests are making …

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