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19:32
19:32

Gov’t Seeks to Regulate Crypto Currencies - Ajedra crypto currency 3 1

As the currencies penetrate the market, State Minister for Finance Gabriel Ajedra says that the government is taking a keen interest in their operations in order to ensure that the trend does not cause any risk to the economy.
13:28
13:28

Gov’t Starts Independent Verification of Uganda-South Sudan Traders ministry of finance 1

In a press statement issued on Monday by the Secretary to Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi, all Ugandans who supplied services and goods to South Sudan are required to submit their claims and supporting documents to the Ministry of finance.
21:47
21:47

BoU Scandals Linked to Mutebile Succession-Katuntu bank of uganda 5 1 Top story

Katuntu, who chaired the Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise-COSASE, says there is a big fight between the Governor BoU, Emmanuel Mutebile Tumusiime and his Deputy, Louis Kasekende over his succession.
19:57
19:57

Gov't Seeks Approval of UGX 1.7 Trillion Loan for Oil Roads ministry of finance 1

Government is seeking a parliamentary approval to borrow 1.7 trillion shillings ($456m) from the Export-Import (Exim) Bank of China for the upgrade and Construction of National Oil Roads.
14:21
14:21

Ministry of Finance Optimistic of SGR Funding parliament 1 1

The Uganda Standard Gauge Railway is a USD 2.269 Bn planned railway system linking the country to the neighbouring countries of Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Congo, and Democratic Republic of Congo.
18:28
18:28

Parliament Approves Proposal to Write off UGX 499bn Tax Arrears ministry of finance 1 1

Parliament has approved the proposal to write off of close to 500 billion shillings in tax arrears by Government.
11:41
11:41

South Sudan Sets up Verification Committee for Unpaid Ugandan traders ministry of finance 1 2

The Government of South Sudan has established a committee to verify the authenticity of Ugandan traders, who supplied goods to South Sudan before civil war broke out.
21:11
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Auditor General Wrong on Public Debt- Director Budget Ministry of finance 1 1 Top story

The Director Budget, Kenneth Mugambe told a gathering at Serena hotel in Kampala on Tuesday morning that the ministry had engaged the Office of the Auditor General-OAG regarding his assessment on the debt repayment.
15:56
15:56

Parliament Approves USD 379m to Lubowa Hospital Investor ministry of finance 1 4

Members of Parliament approved the guarantee after rejecting a minority report which had been presented by Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, to block the funding. In support of the Minority report, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi said that the cost of constructing the hospital is exaggerated.
15:37
15:37

Teachers Threaten Strike Over Salary Enhancement ministry of finance 1

In their February 19th, 2019 letter to the Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataha Museveni, the teachers say they have been pushed to take industrial action because of lack of cooperation from government.
18:01
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Dokolo Finance Boss Interdicted attorney general

Joseph Balisenyuka, the Dokolo District Chief Administrative Officer, says he was prompted to interdict Odada pending the completion of his trial because several activities had grounded to a halt due to lack of a signatory to the district accounts.
07:30
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Gov't Revises Salary Structure for Public Universities ministry of finance 1

The communication comes days after teaching and the non-teaching staff from nine public universities had declared nationwide strike effective January 2019.
15:43
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Govt Releases Salary Enhancement Arrears to Public Universities ministry of finance 1

The allocation, released as part of the financial year 2018/2019 Quarter three disbursements, follows pressure from public universities staff who had laid down their tools, in protest of the delayed payments. The strike had already started in Kyambogo, Busitema and Makerere University Business School.
19:15
19:15

Kyambogo University Staff Defy VC on Strike financial year 1

The Chairperson of Kyambogo University Academic Staff Association Dr Grace Lubaale told Uganda Radio Network that lecturers will remain off duty until their issues are cleared. Dr Lubaale told the staff to remain home until government clears the arrears of the proposed salary enhancement.
18:37
18:37

Gov't Yet to Gazette New Mobile Money Tax – Bahati ministry of finance 3 1

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga then ordered the Ministry of Finance to appear and explain the arrangement on the enforcement of the Excise Duty Amendment act.
16:04
16:04

Manafwa RDC Lashes Out at FDC Officials president 2

Peter Kusoolo, the Bukalasi Sub County LC 3 chairperson, which was most affected by the mudslides, says the victims are ready to relocate.
15:14
15:14

Bududa Mudslides: Gov't to Release UGX 32 Billion for Relocation ministry of finance 2

The money is meant for 900 households. Each will get a double roomed house on the government land measuring 2,800 hectares. Each of the households will be given 2.5 acres.
16:23
16:23

Kampala CCTV Command Centre Commissioned ict 4 1 Top story

The cameras so far installed, cover the areas of Rubaga and some parts of Kawempe Division on the outskirts of Kampala. They include Fixed Cameras, rotational Pan Tilt Zoom-PTZ cameras, facial recognition and Number plate Recognition cameras.
15:17
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Women to Get 30 Percent Share of Public Procurement Budget country 2

Benson Turyame, the PPDA Executive Director, says women form a large percentage of the Ugandan population and ought to be involved in public procurement.
12:42
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Parliament Completes Scrutiny of Mobile Money Tax Amendment Bill bank of uganda 1

After a month, scrutinising the bill and interacting with different stakeholders, the finance committee is compiling the report before it can be read in the house.
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