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Uganda-Former Education and Sports Minister Jessica Alupo  bounces back as Vice President

Uganda-Former Education and Sports Minister Jessica Alupo bounces back as Vice President

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I hereby inform the country that By virtue of the Authority given to   the President of Uganda by Articles: 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint H.E. the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Honourable Cabinet Ministers and other Ministers as indicated below: 1.         H.E. the Vice President                      ─         HON. JESSICA ALUPO;                              &nb...

MTN awarded brand most admired for being helpful during the pandemic

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MTN Uganda along with its parent company have been recognised as the most helpful brands during the pandemic. The parent company came second after the World Health Organisation (WHO) whose core mandate is to support health causes around the world. The survey conducted by Brand Africa 100 covered over 80% of the African continent in a bid to determine Africa’s Best brands 2021. From the survey, MTN stood out for the support rendered during these challenging times. In this unprecedented time chock-full of uncertainty, MTN did not waiver when it took the decision to immerse all its efforts in assisting governments around Africa to combat the coronavirus. At group level, MTN worked with host nations to support the Africa COVID Communications and Information Platform and lau...
Parliament approves Shs44 trillion budget for 2021/2022

Parliament approves Shs44 trillion budget for 2021/2022

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Legislators have approved a shs44.7 trillion budget for the 2021/2022 financial year, which has seen a decrease of shs714 billion for the first time compared to the approved resource envelope of 2020/2021. According to the report of the Budget Committee, the drop this financial year is largely attributed to the projected decrease of shs2.4 billion in external financing for project support. Hon. Muwanga Kivumbi (seated) compares notes with Hon. Robert Centenary The report, presented during a plenary sitting chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on 7 May 2021 stated that the resource envelope is expected to be financed by domestic revenue constituting 76.7 per cent and 23.3 per cent of external revenue.   “It should be observed that shs200 billion will be drawn from the Petrole...