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May 2019 12 results
18:48
18:48

Gov't Tables Bill to Regulate Coffee Quality 1

The Bill wants, among other provisions, to reform and provide for the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) to regulate, promote and oversee the coffee sub-sector; and to regulate all on-farm and off-farm activities in the coffee value chain, to provide for a coffee auction system and to create and enhance the penalties.
16:54
16:54

Opposition legislators to Judiciary: Dispose Of Our Cases court 1 1

The Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze noted that several opposition leaders are targeted and charged with pending offences or old matters.
16:04
16:04

MPs Oppose Compensation of Tororo-Gulu Railway Rehabilitation 5 2

The MPs made the resolution on the project after considering the ministerial statement for the works and transport for financial year 2019/2020.
15:49
15:49

Opposition MPs to Hold Public Consultations on Sugar Bill zoning 1 1

Betty Nambooze, the Mukono Municipality MP said since Parliament has given Government one month to consult on the bill, the opposition in parliament will collectively engage in consultations in the Busoga sub-region, Bunyoro sub-region, and any other areas where cane is grown.
14:51
14:51

LOP Aol Denied Access to MP Kyagulanyi bobi wine arrested 1 2

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan was earlier today denied access to Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, alias Bobi Wine who is being held at Luzira.
13:55
13:55

MP Nandala Writes Minority Report on Taxing Loss Making Businesses new taxes 1

In his minority report accessed by Uganda Radio Network-URN on the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Nandala opposes the 0.5 percent tax on loss-making businesses after the seventh year.
11:50
11:50

Committee Rejects Proposal Requiring Landlords to File Separate Returns for Properties rental tax 1 Top story

In its report to parliament, the Committee notes that even when the government proposal is intended to streamline the collection of rental tax and reduce revenue loss to government, it will increase the compliance burden on the property owners.
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.
08:01
08:01

South Sudan Speaker Apologizes Over Delayed Payment of Ugandan Traders 1 2

Makana issued the apology while hosting a select committee of Ugandans legislators on South Sudan led by Ann Maria Nankabirwa, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP on Tuesday. The Committee is scrutinizing the payment of Shillings 41 billion (US$10m) to 10 companies, which supplied goods and services to South Sudan before the country went to war.
07:20
07:20

Parliament Exempts Tax on Educational Materials new taxes 1

The report was presented by the Committee Chairperson Henry Musasizi in which other items like supply of imported crayons, rulers, technical drawings sets, laboratory chemicals and others were also exempted in order to reduce their cost.
07:07
07:07

Parliament Defers Debate on Proposal to Write off UGX 499Bn Tax Arrears 5 1 Top story

The Finance Ministry tabled the Bill before parliament in March this year seeking to amend the Tax Procedures Code Act, 2014 to write off all tax arrears by government as at 30th June 2019. Government also sought to empower the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority to compound offenses and provide a list of returns filed with her office.
06:43
06:43

Kadaga Courts Buganda Parliamentary Caucus on Sugar Bill sugar cane growing 3

Kadaga is opposed to the proposed zoning of cane growers, which according to President; Yoweri Museveni will ensure a sustainable, harmonized and competitive sugar sector to meet national and international standards.
May 2019 12 results