Breaking

Archive

Nov 21 results
10:43
10:43

MPs Approve Withholding Tax Exemption on Agricultural Supplies 1 Top story

Government imposed the 1 percent withholding tax on people who make a gross payment for agricultural supplies in excess of Shillings 1 million in the current financial year.
18:41
18:41

Buganda in Move to Revive Commercial Agriculture through Cooperatives buganda kingdom 3 1

Premier Mayiga cited a cooperative for farmers in Bugerere, Kayunga district, where farmers have already benefited from sensitization programs and now have a tractor to help out with day-to-day tilling.
09:44
09:44

Meat Producers Push for Authority to Regulate Sector meat inspection 3

The Union\'s Chief Executive Officer, Joshua Waiswa cited a need for a regulatory body saying that they work in an almost non-regulated sector with no formal body to regulate meat like Dairy Development Authority is to dairy.
07:39
07:39

Gov't Agrees to Withdraw 18% VAT on Agricultural Inputs 2

In his response, Amama Mbabazi, the leader of government business in parliament said government had decided to withdrawal the 18 percent VAT imposed on Agricultural inputs.
07:18
07:18

MPs Adopt Report Recommending Scrapping Of Taxes On Agricultural Inputs 2

Parliament has adopted the report of the committee on Agriculture with a recommendation that the 18% tax on Agricultural inputs be scrapped.
17:49
17:49

National Forestry Authority Gets New Members to the Board of Directors 2

The new members include Chairperson Onyango Gunyalli Gersom , Tubwita Grace, Bongozya Stephen Mugumya, Langoya Council Dickson and Dr. Maggie Kigozi as members.
07:38
07:38

Kadaga Seeks For a Rapid Response Unit to Help Solve Farmers Problems urban farming 2 Top story

Kadaga noted that on many occasions’ farmers report crop diseases without response from relevant authorities which makes them lose belief in government interest in agriculture.
10:09
10:09

MPs Asked to Individually Monitor Agricultural Programs agriculture funding 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni recently announced that he has started using the army in the Luwero triangle, the Rwenzori region and other Fronasa bases to implement the plan which NAADS failed to implement over the last 17 years. He said the program will be rolled out next financial year.
17:36
17:36

Kabaka Challenges Parliament on Farming Legislation kayunga visit 2 2 Top story

The Kabaka says that agriculturalists on whose activities the economy of Uganda stands, need a legal backing to get value for money out of their effort.
18:30
18:30

NaCRRI; We Are Ready To Provide Farmers with GMOs parliament 2 1

He said as scientists they have made efforts to ensure that the technology works were it is needed to work and that many groups of plants are now at the stage of making products.
17:54
17:54

First Peek into the Wandegeya Market Top story

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) say Wandegeya Market is set to be open before the end of November. The Market was earmarked for construction to the tune of 21 billion shillings.
09:56
09:56

Government Asked to Provide Alternatives to Tobacco Growers for Transition 1 2

Ronald Regan Namanya, an Economist with Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa noted that transiting from tobacco growing will help the country reduce on the risks posed by tobacco growing to both growers and users. Namanya said that Tobacco growing is very costly and labour intensive with the most of the work done by women and children.
18:15
18:15

Muruli Mukasa: Sejusa Never Consulted My Office Before Leaving Uganda david sejusa 1 1

But Mukasa instead asked the MPs to direct the question of Sejusa\'s whereabouts to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. The Security Minister said that the controversial General never informed his office of his plans to fly out of Uganda.
10:39
10:39

Parliament Powerless to Order Removal of Permanent Secretaries opm scandal 3

The Acting Solicitor General in the letter noted that the constitutional court ruled on the limitation of parliament’s power in a recent case that parliament is not vested with powers under the constitution to order the removal of certain persons from office whose vacation of office is provided for under the constitution.
15:49
15:49

NRM MPs Express Mixed Reactions About Pre-registering to Debate Nation Address yoweri museveni 5 1

Parliament received the State of the Nation Address last month from President Museveni. Yesterday Leader of Opposition Nandala Mafabi gave his response to the address formally on the floor of Parliament. Members of Parliament will begin a debate on the address today.
15:49
15:49

MPs Question Relevance of Cotton Development Organisation cosase 2 1

She questioned the relevancy of CDO saying it was working below expectation. Osegge also wondered why CDO was working independently and not as a department under ministry of agriculture.
11:02
11:02

Parliament to Choose Select Committee to Discuss Contested KCCA Report erias lukwago 1

NRM Party and opposition members will on Thursday this week forward proposed names of the selected Members of Parliament to the business committee that are to sit on a select committee to handle the contested Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) report.
13:03
13:03

EALA Reaches Out to MPs, Media to Spread Integration Message eala mps 1 3

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has now resorted to inter-parliamentary seminars (NANYUKI) to bring Members of Parliament from the partner states parliaments on board in order to update them on East Africa Community (EAC) activities.
13:29
13:29

EALA Passes East African Community Supplementary Bill 2013

East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has passed the East African Community Supplementary Bill (2013) into Act and the Appropriation Bill 2013 with no amendments.
16:20
16:20

Malnutrition a Triple Burden for Uganda severe malnutrition 2 1

Peter Milton Rukundo, a nutritionist and researcher at Kyambogo University, has noted that malnutrition is posing a triple burden to the economy of Uganda.
Nov 21 results