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07:58
07:58

Millions of COVID-19 Vaccines May Expire in Stores over Lack of Distribution Money Ministry of Health 1 3

Without specifying amounts, Dr Diana Atwine, the MOH permanent Secretary told an emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Robina Nabbanja that at the time of depositing the money to the two procurement entities they had thought they would use money promised by the World Bank which has not yet come through.
05:46
05:46

Parliament Approves UGX 3.8 trillion Supplementary Budget 1 2

Of this, at least 1.3 trillion Shillings was already spent within the 3 per cent legal limit which the government can spend and seek approval later from Parliament, while 2.4 trillion Shillings is for prior approval by Parliament.
20:15
20:15

Newly Created Town Councils, Sub Counties Furious After Missing Out On Q2 Finances 1

Last week, the Ministry of Finance, released a total of 5.8 trillion Shillings to facilitate government institutions in the second quarter of the year, covering the months of October, November and December 2021. Luwero district received 15.4 billion Shillings to cater for wages and development programmes among other activities during the same period.
14:09
14:09

Nakasongola Forms 13 Member Committee to Track its City Status 1 1

Samuel Kigula the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola says that the committee will also make further consultations on the boundaries for proposed Nakasongola West and East Divisions.
03:17
03:17

Luwero Chairman, DHO Disagree Over Ugx 249M COVID-19 Cash COVID 19 1 2

Kibirango explains that the money was released by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and deposited on private accounts of health workers which may put it a risk of embezzlement .
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 3 1

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
07:10
07:10

Clergy’s Lives at Stake as Land Grabbers Takeover Church Land in Mukono Diocese Police 3 5

Citing Kisowera parish in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, Ssebaggala, said that the illegal settlers started destroying and stealing church property including the two acres of eucalyptus trees which they cut and sold. He said that the squatters have also started selling off plots of land and erecting buildings on the land.
17:03
17:03

Gov’t Negotiating with COMESA Countries For Trade border closure 1 3

The government has said that it is exploring new market opportunities with the Common Market for East and Southern Africa member states (COMESA) as trade with its neighbours gets worse.
20:03
20:03

Outrage As Allowances Get Lion Share Of Nakasongola COVID 19 Budget 1

The District Task Force chaired by Dan Muganga the Resident District Commissioner also unanimously resolved to spend 49.2 million shillings on monitoring adherence to COVID 19 SOPs.
18:19
18:19

Education Authorities in Acholi Want Lessons Extended to All Radios 103.5 Tembo Fm 1 2

Robinson Obwot, the Gulu City Inspector of Schools said the initial design of the program did not involve education experts to offer technical guidance before the initiative was rolled out.
19:48
19:48

Scientists Seek UGX 248bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccines 1 2

Kasaija told the MPs that there are two solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine which include locally manufacturing vaccines, and sourcing for vaccines for all Ugandans.
19:36
19:36

Finance Slashes Parish Development Model Funds to 200 Billion Parliament 1 5 Top story

The Ministry of Finance has revised downwards the funds for parish development model from 490 billion shillings to 200 billion shillings.
12:30
12:30

EPRC Launches Project to Find Modalities for Rewarding Unpaid Care Work 3 1 Top story

Commenting about the project and women inclusion issues, Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waiswa, the 2nd Deputy Mufti of Uganda said while they opened up a women’s desk at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, they have employed males to work there since women are not forthcoming.
14:06
14:06

Gov’t Introduces UGX100 Tax on Fuel Instead of Car License road license fees 1 1

Government has abandoned the proposal to impose a 200,000 shillings license on vehicles and instead introduced a 100 shillings tax on fuel to raise revenue.
19:53
19:53

Parliament Defers UGX 280b Loan for Restoring Forests budongo forest 6

Hajjati Syda Bbumba the chairperson of the National Economy Committee had presented a report endorsing the investment part of which will be used to ensure that national parks are fenced off to stop animal-human conflicts and to increase the involvement of local communities in the management of forest and wildlife areas.
10:54
10:54

Gov’t Urged to Tax Online Advertisers, Content Promoters and not Internet unwanted witness 1 2 Top story

Dorothy Mukasa, the Chief Executive Officer at Unwanted Witness Uganda explains that raising the cost of the internet through an additional tax is a slap in the face of digital innovators who can potentially create more revenue sources through creating employment.
17:10
17:10

Gov't tables UGX 41.2 Trillion Budget for 2021/2022 2021/2022 budget 3 1

The minister of finance Matia Kasaijahas tabled a budget of 41.2 trillion shillings for the next financial year 2021/2022.
07:41
07:41

Finance Committee Rejects UGX 200,000 Annual Car License revenue generation 1 Top story

Henry Musasizi, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee said that they are considering approving only six out of the seven proposed new tax amendments to help the government raise revenue.
17:10
17:10

Ugandans to Pay UGX 200,000 Annually for Car License revenue 1 2

State Minister of Finance David Bahati says that the move is intended to streamline the transport sector by getting rid of illegitimate cars and raising money for the maintenance of roads across the country. According to the breakdown, Car owners will pay 200,000 Shillings while motorcycle owners will pay 50,000 Shillings annually.
07:33
07:33

Gov’t Revises Irrigation Loan Request Downwards by UGX 26 Billion loans 1 2

Parliament had authorized the government to borrow up to 445 billion Shillings (101.88 million euros) from the UK Export Finance for the development of the solar-powered irrigation and water supply system, a project which seeks to develop 920 water supply systems for both domestic use and irrigation nationwide over a three-year period.
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