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19:36
19:36

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

The Ministry of Finance has revised downwards the funds for parish development model from 490 billion shillings to 200 billion shillings.
16:02
16:02

Candidates Asked to Accept Defeat to Aviod Post- Election Violence economy 3

Canon Awodi, the Diocesan Secretary for Kampala diocese challenged the leaders and contenders to remember that the progress and stability of the country in in their hands and that anything that triggers unrest and bloodshed will have lasting effects on the country.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown MPs 2 1

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
15:02
15:02

Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis coronavirus 2 8 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
11:33
11:33

Gov't Using Pentecostalism, Gambling To Address Youth Challenges –Researchers Makerere University 1 1

Researchers have criticized president Museveni government for hiding under Pentecostalism, gambling and leisure as a quick way to escape its responsibility of providing for the population and largely to the youth.
13:28
13:28

High production costs hit businesses in February economy 1

The Purchase Managers’ Index panelists reported increases in electricity and water bills, alongside further rises in both purchase prices and staff costs.
17:30
17:30

Kasaija to Ugandans: Innovate to Develop the Country kampala 2

Kasaija appealed to Ugandans to emulate the United States of America and China where there is a discovery of something new every day.
19:37
19:37

US Africa Bureau to African Gov'ts: Ensure Transparency, Justice to Attract Investment leadership 1

According to Tibor, he wants American investors to invest in Africa as a means of creating jobs and bringing prosperity, but this can only happen if there is transparent governance, equal chance at contracts and strong justice systems in case an aggrieved party has to appeal.
10:02
10:02

BOU Didn't Blow UGX 478B in Crane Bank Take Over-Mutebile uganda 1 1 Top story

First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and liabilities. In this case the BOU created a financial asset the loan to Crane Bank which was matched by an equivalent liability an increase in the money supply.
21:23
21:23

Uganda Lauded on Green Economy Ambitions trade 1 2

The Government last year launched the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy UGGDS. The strategy is one of the steps that must be taken by government to achieve the envisaged transformation in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable way.
17:01
17:01

PSFU Wants Comprehensive Study on Mobile Money Tax people 2

Ogwal proposes a 0 tax on mobile money transactions, saying people have run away and should be convinced to comeback.
07:30
07:30

Ugandans in South Korea Seek Gov't Support country 1

Kaziro told the MPs that talks between the two countries could lead to a relaxation of stringent visa requirements by South Korea for Ugandans intending to visit the country.
17:01
17:01

Kiiza Calls for More Agriculture Funding uganda 1 Top story

She made the call while speaking at the ongoing Conference of United States Legislatures in Los Angeles Convention Centre, Los Angeles, California.
19:25
19:25

From the Hansard: How MPs Debated Social Media and Mobile Money Tax-PART 2 uganda

Continued from the first part on the debate on social media and mobile money tax
18:27
18:27

Strategic Investments in Infrastructure Paying Off- Museveni activity 1 Top story

Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address in Kampala, Museveni said the economy is expected to grow by 5.8 percent this financial year, rising to seven percent in 2019/20 on account of improved tarmac road network, stable electricity and peace and security.
07:52
07:52

Investments in Infrastructure Should Benefit Ugandans – Mweheire budget 2 1

Patrick Mweheire, the Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic Bank Uganda, welcomed the fact that expenditure on power generation and roads network would lead to cheaper electricity and passable roads and propel the country to an export-lead economy.
16:39
16:39

Bankers Disagree With Finance Minister on Economy economic growth 2 2

But bankers, speaking at a post budget meeting hosted by Stanbic Bank in Kampala observed that the countrys economy is at its worst given the impressive growth registered in the last two decades.
19:11
19:11

What MPs Want to Hear in State of the Nation Address corruption 4 1

A section of legislators have expressed mixed expectations on what they anticipate will be President Yoweri Musevenis focus in his State of the Nation Address.
18:11
18:11

Stanbic Bank Shareholders Get UGX 60 Billion Dividends economy 1

The sixty billion shillings was approved by the Banks Annual General meeting held in Kampala on Wednesday.
13:46
13:46

Africa Expected to See Moderate Growth Recovery in 2017: UN report economy 2 1

Higher global commodity prices and stronger domestic demand will support Africas growth. East Africa is positioned to remain the fastest-growing sub region.
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