In June 2019, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presented 40.5 trillion Shillings budget approved by parliament for the financial year 2019/2020. However, five months into the financial year government realized a low revenue performance, which was attributed to delays in implementation of some administrative measures which had been projected to generate revenues. These included the Digital Tax Stamps (150 billion Shillings), electronic fiscal devices (170 billion Shillings), rental income tax (174.63 billion Shillings) and the MTN Uganda national operator license fees of US Dollars 100 million.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Constable Ojilong Ben, used his gun to kill Corporal Opito Alex and another unidentified Local Defence Unit –LDU officer perhaps attached at the same station.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said nearby CCTV cameras captured the incident. Police has since identified the vehicle as a Toyota Allex UBE 518S as visibly seen in the CCTV footage.
The Bill that seeks to among others provide for supervision and oversight of mobile money transactions. The Bill also provides for the protection of the payment and settlement systems against insolvency proceedings by providing for transfer orders finality, irrevocability and protection of collateral arrangements.
The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
While free government supplies are normally supplied through the National Medical Stores, Alain said they chose to use an alternative distribution strategy whereby the commodities will be distributed through the Joint Medical Stores.