This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due to the new taxes that were imposed on the mineral starting with this financial year.
The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained that the Ministry of Justice is currently dealing with 92,652 people from northern Uganda who are verified and not in dispute. He revealed that of this 16,946 are from Acholi, 42,042 from the Lango sub-region and 33,664 from the Teso region.
In a debate to reverse the matter, all the MPs who stood up to speak on the matter called for the reversal, forcing the Minister of Finance in charge of General Duties Henry Musasizi to concede and accept the reversal.
Raising a matter of procedure on Wednesday in Parliament, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Kiira Municipality MP said the arrest of the MPs touches on the privileges and protection as MPs. He questioned if Parliament is taking any step to help the MPs.
The government has so far injected 101 billion shillings and owns 40 per cent of the shares in Horyal Investment Company Holdings Limited, the entity behind the Sugar factory, while the other shareholders; businesswoman Amina Hirse Moghe and his son Mohamoud Abdi Mohammed own 60 per cent of the shares.
The Minister of state for higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo informed MPs that the government is still vaccinating teachers and has promised to bring a comprehensive report on the matter within one week.
Greater Masaka comprises Bukomansibi, Lwengo and Masaka districts. In his report to parliament on Tuesday, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen David Muhoozi, said there is heightened security in the region, which has led to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
Oulanyah last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year Budget at Kololo Independence Grounds shortly after his election as Speaker of Parliament. But his absence from the public triggered speculation about his heath, with media reports indicating that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
He said that when the government sought a supplementary of 292 billion Shillings which included 18.5 billion Shillings for the COVID-19 vaccine in February 2021, the tenth Parliament delayed its approval for over two months.
On Tuesday, MPs had a lengthy discussion on the legality of the Katuntu led Taskforce. The Deputy speaker constituted the task force without approval from the house, which has raised questions among some members.
According to Olanya, the expression of interests ends on Tuesday, and only members who have expressed interest will be considered. He says they do not expect members to use party lines in deciding on the chairperson but look at the interest of members.This is after reports that some contestants for the sit had already started mobilizing members based on party lines, starting to cause division.