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BUDGET BREAK DOWN FOR 2019/2020

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Matia Kasaija Flags off the Budget Week

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Uganda ‘s President Yoweri  Museveni met with members of the Sudan  Transitional Military Council led by Gen. Abdel   Fattah Al- Burhan at Mbale state lodge . Sudanese leaders briefed him about the situation in Sudan and requested for Uganda’s support to pacify the country

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UGANDA TO DEVELOP AUTOMOTIVE POLICY:MINISTER TUMWESIGYE RALLIES THE YOUTH TO BENEFIT FROM THE CAR PRODUCTION INDUSTRY BY MOSES SSERWANGA The development of Uganda’s nascent automotive industry took yet another giant step when Minister of Science Technology and Innovation, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, inaugurated a eight member taskforce to draft the country’s first Automotive Industry Development  Policy …

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Is the NRM-inspired women emancipation slowly turning into women emasculation? According to the dictionary, the words ‘castration’ and emasculation refer to a process of taking away or reducing a man’s manhood. It seems that some forces are finding it improper that some women under the NRM era are acquiring elements of the traditional manhood and …

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Every year the Bank of Uganda holds the annual Joseph Mubiru Memorial lecture in remembrance of the first governor of the central bank. Although the lectures have no designated date or even month, they usually do have a theme which is the pertinent sector economic issues of the day. The last lecture held in February …

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The Uganda parliament speaker Rebecca Kadaga photographed with the Kyabazinga of Busoga and Miss Uganda at an event recently

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BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION CEO  MAKES HISTORIC VISIT TO UGANDA’S MINISTRY OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION By Moses Sserwanga The Chief Executive Officer, (CEO) of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , Dr. Susan Desmond Hellmann , has made a historic visit to Uganda ‘s Ministry of  Science, Technology and Innovation  (MOSTI)  and pledged …

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  Analysis By Ssekamatte Allan Mabiriizi Simonsen Last Thursday Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presented the country’s budget under the theme Industrialisation For Shared Prosperity. The macro economic indicators, including a 6.1 percent GDP growth rate, manageable inflation rate of 3.4 percent, a $577m export surplus with EAC states and stable shilling made good listening. All …

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BUDGET BREAK DOWN FOR  2019/2020 1) Debt repayment  10.6 trillion 2) Works and Transport  6.4 trillion 3) Defence and Security 3.6 trillion 4) Education 3.2 trillion 5) Energy 2.9 trillion 6) Local Governments 2.8 trillion 7) Health 2.5 trillion 8) Accountability 1.9 trillion 9) Justice, Law and Order Sector 1.6 trillion 10) Agriculture 1 trillion …

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The Minister of Finance , Mr. Matia Kasaija has today flagged off the budget week in a procession led by Kiira Motors Evs , “the beast” to demonstrate Uganda s capabilities by showcasing home made products . The match which attracted over 150 government ministries , agencies and departments started at the Constitutional square and …

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The Office of the Prime Minister , OPM , has named  Bukedea and Adjumani as the best performing districts in the financial year ending 2018/19. Other top performing districts are Ngora , Ibanda, Njeru and Kira. The performance assessment covered 162 districts . The assessment covered education , health and water processes and systems among …

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