Browsing: Gov’t Of Uganda

Tireless President: Museveni Meets Another Group Of Business Moguls From Germany, Discuss Lucrative Investments In Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has commended Germany for its donation of 5.5million doses of Johnson and Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccines and called for support through sharing reagents to enable Uganda produce its own vaccines and avoid vaccine dependency in the future. The President was yesterday speaking during a meeting with a high-powered investors delegation from the…

Finance Ministry To Restrain Supplementary Budgets Next Financial Year

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has warned ministries and government departments against relying on supplementary budgeting in the next financial year, saying it will not be easy for them. Minister Matia Kasaija told the National Budget Conference, that supplementary requests are making it hard for the ministry to plan and implement programs.…

Busted: How ‘Corrupt’ Ugandan Foreign Affairs Ministry Senior Officials, Envoy Defrauded Over Shs3bn From Equatorial Guinea In Dubious House Sale Deal

The Ugandan Foreign Affairs Ministry is on the spot after some of it’s senior officials got involved in a dubious house deal. The property in question is a residential building on Plot No. 31 Mackenzie Vale in Kololo which was recently “purchased” by the Government of Equatorial Guinea to house its Embassy in Kampala. In…

Devastated Nurses, Midwives Layoff Tools Over Unfulfilled Gov’t Promises Ahead Of Museveni Inauguration

Nurses and midwives leaders across the country under their umbrella body, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union have threatened to lay down their tools over government’s failure to fulfill various promises. Among other issues, they say government has failed to fulfil its promise of increasing their lunch allowances from Shs 2200 to Shs15000 per day.…

Atleast UGX311 Billion Covid-19 Funds Mismanaged – Auditor General

The Auditor General has revealed that there was financial indiscipline in the utilisation of shs311 billion disbursed to Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs) and districts for Covid-19 interventions. Section 25(1) of the Public Finance Management Act provides that government may approve a supplementary budget up to 3 per cent of appropriated budget but must seek retrospective…

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