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2017-18 Budget: Winners and Losers, Cuts and Boosts

Parliament has approved Uganda’s 2017-18 national budget totalling to Shs 29 trillion. This followed the discussion of a report by the Budget Committee. Today, finance minister Matia Kasaija will read the budget at Kampala Serena Hotel. WINNERS But a look at the allocations reveals that nine dockets have received a boost in their budgets

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How Shs 29 Trillion Budget Will Be Shared

Parliament has approved Uganda’s 2017-18 national budget totalling to Shs 29 trillion. This followed the discussion of a report by the Budget Committee. Today, finance minister Matia Kasaija will read the budget  at Kampala Serana Hotel. According to the passed budget, the works ministry will take a lion’s share of Shs 4.6

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KCB Bank Uganda Boosts Digital Learning at Muni University

Digital content and devices are reshaping the way teachers teach and students learn, it is in this light that KCB Bank Uganda has donated 10 kindle fires to Muni University. The Kindles are expected to enhance teaching and learning through the seamless use of digital technologies at the science based university. Speaking

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UBL Cleans Port Bell Landing Site, Commissions Shs 150M Toilet Facility

The staff of Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) teamed up to mark World Environment Day (WED) by participating in various environmental friendly activities that included cleaning of the Luzira area and commissioning of a 150m toilet facility in Port Bell Market, Nakawa. The staff joined together to raise the standard of cleanliness

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Ugandans are Bewitched, Says Archbishop Ntagali

The head of Uganda’s Anglican Church has been irked by the rising levels of land grabbing and labour export to the Middle East, wondering who bewitched the nation whose motto acknowledges God. Archbishop Stanley Ntagali was the chief celebrant at the Pentecost Sunday service held at St Peter’s Church at Naguru. Ntagali

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Chinese Diplomats, UWA Boss Implicated in Shs 3 Billion Ivory, Pangolin Scandal

President Yoweri Museveni has directed Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja to investigate allegations that Uganda Wildlife Authority (Uwa) executive director colluded with Chinese investors to smuggle ivory and pangolins. In a May 02 letter to the IGG, the president also accuses Seguya of “authorising the export of Pangolin (olugave)

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Buganda Land Titles are Fake – Govt

The State Minister for housing, Chris Baryomunsi, has spoken out on the controversial Buganda Kyapa Mu Ngalo (Land title in your hand) campaign. Recently, kingdom premier Charles Peter Mayiga launched a campaign by Buganda Land Board to issue land 49-year leases to all tenants on “Kabaka’s land”. But minister Baryomunsi poked holes

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