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18:36
18:36

MPs Approve Zoning in Sugar Bill parliament 1 1

The Parliamentary committee on trade has included zoning in the sugar bill 2016, which was recently returned by President Museveni.
17:58
17:58

Parliament Approves UGX 23bn Additional Budget to URA 1

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is to get an additional Shillings 23billion in the coming financial year 2019/2020 budget. This is on top of the authority’s budgetary allocation of 431.26 billion shillings.
17:40
17:40

Gov't to Start Repaying Entebbe Expressway Loan in July 2

In the 13 year repayment period, the government plans to pay US $26.8 Million Dollars (approximately 101.8 billion shillings) a year.
17:03
17:03

PWC Rejects Proposal Requiring Landlords to File Separate Returns for Properties pwc auditors 3 1

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) an audit agency has appealed to parliament to reject government’s proposal that seeks to compel landlords and companies with more than one property to declare income from each asset separately.
16:25
16:25

Auditor General Gets Additional Funds for Forensic, Specialized Audits 1 1

Parliament has approved extra Shillings 7 billion to the Office of the Auditor General-OAG to carter for forensics, specialized and school audits.
15:43
15:43

Excitement as Kadaga Resumes Duties rebecca kadaga 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga who has been hospitalized for close to a month has resumed duties at Parliament.
15:20
15:20

Parliament Slashes BOU Capitalization Funds central bank 2 1

Parliament has rejected a Shillings 484.2 billion government proposed budgetary allocation to recapitalize the Bank of Uganda (BOU) reducing the figure to only Shillings 200 billion.
15:04
15:04

Tanga Odoi Warns NRM Party Aspirants 5 1

Odoi says the party electoral commission is midway in preparation for primaries. He says a draft roadmap was tabled before the NRM Central Executive Committee, the highest decision making party organ. The roadmap, he says is still being discussed.
14:27
14:27

1,000 Police Officers Risk Deletion from Payroll 1 Top story

More than 1000 police officers from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to Special Police Constable (SPC) have been listed for deletion from Uganda Police Force’s payroll system after missing out on manpower audit. An internal police message dated April 24, 2019 from Police Human Resource Management (HRM) to, Inspector General of Police, Deputy IGP, Police Directors and All Unit commanders indicate over 10,000 police personnel have pending queries but 1042 have missed in last year’s manpower audit.
13:55
13:55

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on National Irrigation Plan agriculture 1 1

Parliament has tasked government to expedite the finalization of the National Irrigation Plan to guide irrigation development in the Agriculture Sector.
13:11
13:11

Uganda Road Fund Budget Increased 3

Parliament has increased the budget for Uganda Road Fund from 36 billion shillings proposed in 2019/2020 to 507.4 billion shillings.
12:53
12:53

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 50bn for Extension Workers 1 1

Members of Parliament have approved an additional funding of Shillings 50 billion to the Agriculture Ministry to enable recruitment and facilitation of extension workers.
11:20
11:20

MPs Want Amendment of Advocacy Act Expedited pre-entry exams 1 3

Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have recommended for the immediate amendment of the Advocacy Act in view of abolishing pre-entry exams to the Bar Course at Law Development Centre (LDC).
10:18
10:18

Private Sector, UMA Oppose Tax on Loss Making Businesses new taxes 1 1

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) together with Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) have opposed a renewed government proposal to tax businesses that have been making losses for seven consecutive years.
09:45
09:45

CIPESA ED Deported Back to Uganda tanzania 1

Wakabi, an experienced ICT specialist, researcher and media trainer was detained, upon arrival, at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salam, Tanzania on Thursday.
07:59
07:59

CSOs Ask MPs to Increase Tax on Non-Alcoholic Drinks 1 1

CSOs under the umbrella group Tax Justice Alliance Uganda demand that the 200 shillings per litre tax is maintained or even increased saying that the reduction in tax will lead to tremendous loss in government revenue.
07:55
07:55

Parliament Approves UGX 68 Bn for broadband Infrastructure in National Parks ministry of ict 1 1

Parliament has approved Uganda Shillings 68 billion towards establishment of broadband infrastructure and connectivity at tourism sites.
07:36
07:36

Kadaga to Resume Duties Today parliament 1

According to the Principle Press Secretary in the office of the Speaker, Sam Obbo, Kadaga will on Friday launch the Common Wealth Parliamentary conference Website in her boardroom.
07:05
07:05

Parliament Approves UGX 94.5bn Additional Funding to ICT Sector 3

The funds cover 68 billion shillings for broadband infrastructure and connectivity to tourist sites, 18.5 billion shillings to complete the revamp process at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) and 7 billion shillings to the Innovation Fund.
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