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Can Parish Development Model Be fixed after Bad Take Off? 1 3 Top story

There are a number of anomalies being identified that some in the civil society say should urgently be fixed even when the implementation of PDM has taken off.
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Stagflation Creeps in on Uganda and Neighbors- World Bank 1 Top story

The Global Economic Prospects Report predicts that Uganda will not escape the slowdown in global growth that has been steepened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its effects on commodity markets, supply chains, inflation, and financial conditions have steepened.
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CSOs Tell Gov't to Shelf Plans to Tax Cash Withdrawals financial inclusion 5

FSME Executive Director, John Kakungulu Walugembe says Ugandans have not yet reached a digital literacy level where they can enjoy the benefits of a digital economy, which comes with job losses.
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CSOs Ask Gov’t to Allocate Funds for Emergencies in 2021/2022 Budget Ministry of Finance

The CSOs argue that even after suffering the locust invasion, severe floods, landslides and an on-going global pandemic that has killed over 300 Ugandans, the government has in the 2021/2022 Budget Framework paper not allocated any funds to address emergencies that might emerge.
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Uganda’s Admission into EITI Community Excites CSO’s on Oil Accountability 4 1

James Muhindo, the National Coordinator of the Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO says this is a big commitment they have all along been waiting for from government, given the history of altercations that were involved in the initial stages of signing Uganda’s oil contracts.
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Gov’t Delays Taxes Worth UGX 129.4 Billion in Business Relief 2020/2021 Budget 1 Top story

The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija has announced the deferring of taxes worth 129.4 billion as a short term emergency relief to businesses due to effects of the Corona virus pandemic.
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Activists Call for Health Tax World Vision 1

Mukunda says currently even as the government has received a lot of funding for COVID-19 both in terms of supplementary and donations, proper accountability is not being made.
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COVID -19 Infections to Peak in May, June -Experts AMREF Health Africa 1

Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said Uganda will have 18878 positive cases and over 500 people succumbing to the disease by end of April, if stringent measures of lock down and social distancing are not strictly followed.
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CSOs Demand Recovery of Tax Refunds Issued in Error Uganda Debt Network 3

Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) said that money can be refunded if an investigation by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) is done and the said beneficiaries are made to account.
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CSOs Want List of Companies Exempted from Taxation Published Uganda Debt Network 4

During a press conference held on Sunday, Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) said the failure by Uganda Revenue Authority-URA even with recent innovations in tax administration to hit their collections is partly due to tax incentives that are harmful to the economy.
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Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
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CSOs Express Concerns About Budget Cuts in Social Sector, Local Government 2

Agnes Kirabo, the Executive Director Food Rights Alliance told a press conference in Kampala on Sunday morning that the country risks not meeting it development target since government continuously focuses on areas that don’t foster development.
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