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KCCA and Solicitor General on loggerheads over property tax for government institutions

KCCA and Solicitor General on loggerheads over property tax for government institutions

Kampala Capital City Authority  and the Solicitor General’s office are at loggerheads over the payment of property tax by educational institutions endowed by government. An interpretation by the Solicitor General in September last year of the local governments rating act 2005 established that institutions that receive endowments from the government are exempted from paying tax.. […]

Mixed reactions on bailout from analysts on the Capital Gang Show

Mixed reactions on bailout from analysts on the Capital Gang Show

During the Capital Gang on 91.3 Capital FM Radio of July 30, 2016, the hot topic of debate was is bailout! Many opinions on this is divided-some say it’s wrong to bailout irresponsible tycoons when no one else has been assisted in the past apart from Basajjabalaba. However, bailouts have happened before like in the […]

MPS to table motion blocking government bailout plans

MPS to table motion blocking government bailout plans

Members of Parliament have today proposed a motion blocking a planned moved by government to bail out private companies to a tune of over 1.3 trillion Uganda shillings. The move follows last week’s reports by the media listing a number of individuals who purportedly have struggling business who are said to have sought audience with […]

Uganda Parliament honours Janan Luwuum

Uganda Parliament honours Janan Luwuum

Legislators across the political divide on Tuesday, 31st March 2015 paid tribute to the late Archbishop Janan Luwum who was murdered on 16th February 1977 during President Idi Amin’s regime. This followed a Motion moved by the Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda at a Sitting of Parliament chaired by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah. […]

Gen. David Sejusa letter on the Muhozi project that led to Daily Monitor closure

While many people think the government is cracking down on the media for the letter first reported about on May 7th, Gen. David Sejusa first wrote in February setting a clear path of collision with his boss and military colleagues . Below is the letter in which he calls for an ideological shift to better […]

Members of Parliament ask to all witness vetting of Ministers

Members of parliament have called for the amendment of the parliamentary rules of procedure with a view of making vetting of ministerial nominees public. According to the MPs, this process should not be closed to MPs since they all defend government officials like ministers in their constituencies even without having participated in their vetting. Currently, […]

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