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Red flag raised over land compensation list : Beatrice Byenkya

Uganda Land Commission (ULC) chairperson Beatrice Byenkya has acknowledged writing to Parliament stopping a ministry of lands request amounting to sh12.1b meant to compensate a group of six land owners. In a letter dated February 6 addressed to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, Byenkya said she was dismayed and displeased with a list lands minister […]

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

The parliament has ordered Betty Kamya to investigate the planned eviction of many families in Namabere village, Njeru Municipality. The speaker of parliament declared the investigations after resident’s petitioned parliament seeking intervention. Kadaga informed the House on Friday that she had been informed that someone was driving people out of the Land giving them sh500, […]

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

A Chinese state-owned company, China Railway 17th Bureau Group Company has pledged to partner with a local contractor in the construction of the 95km Kampala – Jinja expressway (KJE). Mr He Ping, the company’s chairman for Africa business led a delegation to President Yoweri Museveni‘s home in Rwakitura and promised to finance the project. “if […]

Parliament passes 2018/19 financial year budget

Parliament passes 2018/19 financial year budget

Parliament has finally passed the budget for the financial year 2018/19 worth 32.5 Trillion shillings. The passed budget includes the recurrent Expenditure of 9.4 trillion shillings, Development Expenditure of 13 trillion shilling s and statutory expenditure of 10 trillion shillings. Parliament also passed the Appropriation Bill, 2018, authorizing the public expenditure from the consolidated fund worth […]

Kasiano Wadri denies bribe claims in UNRA probe

Kasiano Wadri denies bribe claims in UNRA probe

Former Terego county MP Kasiano Wadri denied claims that he received a bribe from the Uganda national roads authority-UNRA to cover up the Institution corruption scandal while he was a chairperson of the parliamentary public accounts committee since June 2011 to 2013. The commission of inquiry into mismanagement of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) […]

Minister of state for Investment dismisses COSASE findings

Minister of state for Investment dismisses COSASE findings

The implicated minister in the irregular land allocation to investors has dismissed the findings by the members of parliament sitting on the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE), saying the findings were biased against him. Eng. Dr. Ajedra Gabriel Gadison Aridru who is the minister of state for Investment says that […]

UBOS to release results of 2014 National housing and population census

UBOS to release results of 2014 National housing and population census

Uganda National Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is in the final stages of releasing the results of 2014 National housing and population census with detailed indicators beyond the number of people that was released in the provisional results. The head of Communication and Cooperate Affairs at UBOS Mr. Geoffrey Nabongo while addressing Journalists at UBOS head office […]

Parliament adopts report on investigating school land

Parliament adopts report on investigating school land

Parliament has adopted the report of the select committee that investigated the taking of  land belonging to public schools in Kampala Capital City Authority. The members of parliament on the committee visited 18 public schools whose land was grabbed and some whose land is under threat. Committee says @KCCAED exceeded her powers in Nabagereka Sch land […]

Producer Price Index report records increases in prices

Producer Price Index report records increases in prices

The producer price index report released by UBOS indicates that prices for manufactured goods in the country registered an increase of 11.5% with the main driving factor being increased prices of goods in other sectors as well as the depreciation of the local currency against the dollar. Breaking down the report, the principal stastician in charge […]

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