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Kasaijja decries infrastructure damages by companies fixing cables across roads

Kasaijja decries infrastructure damages by companies fixing cables across roads

Government has raised concern over the continued destruction of road infrastructure by certain sectors including agencies which they say is costing the tax payers huge sums of money. The Minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija, while appearing before the National Economy Committee of Parliament noted that new and old roads have been cut to connect pipes […]

Kasaija appeals to MPs to approve loan for Luwero-Butalangwa road construction.

Kasaija appeals to MPs to approve loan for Luwero-Butalangwa road construction.

Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kashaija has asked members of parliament on the National Economy Committee to approve a loan request for the construction of Luwero-Butalangwa road to facilitate investment in the areas which were torn apart during the National Resistance Army (NRA) Liberation war in the early 1980s. Kasiaja said there is […]

MPs ask finance to release money to fight Hepatitis B

MPs ask finance to release money to fight Hepatitis B

Members of Parliament want the ministry of finance to release money to address the problem of Hepatitis B which continues to kill people throughout the country especially in northern and eastern parts. The minister of finance, Matia Kasaija however angered MPs when he told parliament that the ministry released 3 billion shillings to address the problem however […]

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka fails to convince MPs on Youth Fund

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka fails to convince MPs on Youth Fund

MPS have thrown out the ministerial statement of the minister of finance on the youth venture capital fund meant for youth entrepreneurs. This came after the minister of finance; planning and Economic Development Maria Kiawanuka Nabasirye failed to convince them on the friendly modalities on how the youth can access funds for job creation. The […]

Finance Minister Miria Kiwanuka hides from ambassadors

All is not well in the ministry of foreign affairs and that of the finance as far as quarterly finance releases are concerned. Spies have learnt that yesterday the minister of finance, Miria Kiwanuka went into hiding when she noticed that a team from the ministry of foreign affairs had visited her office over the […]

Former Vice President Kazibwe sacked

The Minister of Finance has finally sacked the former Vice President of Uganda, Specioza Kazibwe and appointed a new board to head the Micro Finance Support Center Limited for the next three years. The new board members are chaired by the Ministry of Finace’s Deputy Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi.  Other members on the new […]

MPs urge government to set price ceiling for essential commodities

Members of Parliament are urging government to put a price ceiling on all basic commodities. The call comes following announcement by government to reduce taxes on sugar imports by 100%. Addressing journalists at Parliament today, the Kampala Central MP, Nsereko Mohammed said it is not enough to cut taxes but this should be extended to […]

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