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Nairobi, Mombasa, Bungoma, & Taita Taveta Criticised for Failing to Spend Ksh 20B Allocated for Development

Views: 1A damning new report by the Controller of Budget (CoB) has exposed a troubling disparity in spending priorities among county governments, revealing chronic underinvestment in development projects critical for the nation’s progress. According to the report, close to Ksh20 billion allocated to four counties for development is gathering dust just days to the end […]

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Uganda more transparent than Kenya in budget process – survey

Views: 2 The analysis focuses on public participation, budget transparency and budget oversight Treasury CS Njuguna Ndungu shows the briefcase containing the 2023-24 Budget proposals ahead of presentation before National Assembly on Thursday, June 15, 2023. Image by EZEKIEL AMING’A In Summary •Kenya ranked 48th out of 125 countries globally, with a transparency score of 55,

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The  Public Accounts Committee central has summoned the board of the Micro Finance Support Center (MFSC), headed by Dr. Emmanuel Ariba, over failure to establish a governing policy.

Views: 8By Godfrey Kiyingi/KMA Updates The  Public Accounts Committee central has summoned the board of the Micro Finance Support Center (MFSC), headed by Dr. Emmanuel Ariba, over failure to establish a governing policy. This was after the Auditor General’s report for the financial year 2022/23 queried theMicro Finance support center for lacking governance and risk

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MPs Demand Full Disclosure of Presidential Spending

Views: 0State House has been directed to provide detailed documentation on donations amounting to UGX 80.18 billion made by President Yoweri Museveni in the last financial year. This directive was issued by Muhamad Muwanga Kivumbi, chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC/Central), during a meeting with State House officials led by Comptroller Jane Barekye on

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Ugandan Government’s April Spending Outpaces Targets

Views: 0The Ugandan government’s total spending in April 2024 reached sh3,463.61 billion, exceeding the target of sh2,992.43 billion by a rate of 105.09%. This information comes from a report released by the finance ministry on Tuesday, May 21. His report attributed the higher-than-planned expenditure to a significant increase in recurrent spending. Wage payments, interest payments,

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African communities face complex challenges that require multilayered solutions: ForAfrika

Views: 16Uganda_Imvepi_ _Rosemary Anania African communities increasingly face a complex set of challenges that require multisector, layered initiatives that support their efforts to reshape their environments, says ForAfrika, the largest African humanitarian development organisation.   The effects of climate change and war have led to unprecedented numbers of internally displaced people, many of whom are

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The impact of new taxes on Ugandans as for today.

Views: 0Economic experts forecast tough times ahead for Ugandans following the passing of additional taxes on petroleum products, construction materials bottled water among others in a bid to raise revenues to finance the shs72 trillion budget for the financial year 2024/2025 These say that earnings in the formal sector are not increasing an inch in

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On Sunday afternoon, Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among together with her family took part in the national population census in the Country

Views: 1 On Sunday afternoon, Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among together with her family took part in the national population census in the Country.She said”this is an important exercise that determines the current population of the country”. The information collected will enable the government to efficiently plan, allocate resources, and provide

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Naira slides by 4.6% against dollar at official market

Views: 0Data from the official trading platform of the FMDQ Exchange, a platform that oversees the Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM), showed that the Naira lost N62.36. However, the total daily turnover increased to 160.77 on Tuesday, up from 84.83 million dollars recorded on Monday.Meanwhile, at the Investor’s and Exporter’s (I&E) window, the naira

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Leaders warn against hiding People With Disabilities during census

Views: 0With only a few days left until the census night, leaders in the Wakiso district have urged the population to include individuals with disabilities in the enumeration exercise. They stressed the importance of providing accurate information about this category of people. With only a few days left until the census night, leaders in the

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