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2018/19 budget proposal

Economists welcome debt repayment but decry budget cuts for social sectors Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The government is seeking to increase spending by 5% to Shs34.3 trillion in the next financial year that starts in July amidst proposed budget cuts for critical sectors including security, education, health, social …

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Works Ministry Seeks UGX 50bn for New Vehicle Registration System

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport is seeking more than 50 billion Shillings for the establishment of a new motor vehicle registration system. The system involves the entire process of allocating unique identification numbers to particular motor vehicles, which is currently a mandate of Uganda …

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USMID beneficiaries want new guidelines revised

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Municipal mayors and Town clerks have opposed new guidelines in the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID project operational manual. The officials argue that the new guidelines are very stringent and affect the implementation of the project. They require that the beneficiary municipalities and districts …

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Museveni set to launch new URA tower, Uganda’s tallest

Tax body to save Shs3.8bn annually upon completion of the project Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed 23-floor Uganda Revenue Authority headquarters at Nakawa that President Yoweri Museveni will commission today, is designed as a one-stop centre to boost tax collection. Constructed in a record four years, the project will converge …

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Behind URA’s Digital Tax Stamps controversy

SICPA embroiled in fraud cases in various countries Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Ugandan government has bowed to pressure from manufacturers and decided to put on hold the introduction of Digital Stamps intended to plug revenue leakages. This follows a series of meeting between the Minister of Finance, Planning and …

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URA’s new 22-floor headquarters

Facts about the URA Tower ✅ 22 floor building ✅ Four podiums and eighteen tower floors ✅ Total 26,021 square metres ✅ Project cost sh 139 billion ✅ Car parking 12,923 square metres ✅ 5 levels for parking ✅ Car parking for 360 cars plus surface parking for 710 vehicles …

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