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GOV’T CARELESS EXPENDITURE WORRIES ECONOMISTS

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Some economists are concerned about the high public expenditure accusing public service ministries of being spendthrifts. The Executive Director Private Sector Foundation-Uganda, Gideon Badagawa is concerned that the country spends more than it takes in, and this has left it operating in constant deficits. Uganda Revenue Authority’s revenue collections in the first nine months of the financial year 2015/16 fell ... Read More »

Cheptegei, Chemutai for IAAF Diamond League in China

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  Top athletes Joshua Cheptegei (5000m) and Peruth Chemutai (3000m) will take part in the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai, China on May 14th. Dominic Otuchet, President of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) revealed Wednesday that the two athletes will mingle with the world top athletes in the second Edition of the IAAF Diamond League this season. The season will ... Read More »

MP Ssekikubo: ‘I am not bowing out of deputy speaker race’

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  Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament Theodore Ssekikubo, says he will not bow out of the race for the Deputy Speaker of parliament. This follows reports that the National Resistance Movement- NRM Central party Executive Committee (CEC) has decided to maintain Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy, Jacob Oulanyah, as Speaker and Deputy Speaker in the 10th parliament respectively. However, Ssekikubo dismisses ... Read More »

Gov’t registers 274 firearms in drive to curb gun crime

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  The Ministry of Internal Affairs has registered 274 firearms owned by civilians in a drive recently launched to curb armed attacks in the country. Civilians with licensed firearms had up to April 30 to register them, according to an ultimatum issued by government two weeks ago. The registration is aimed at controlling small arms and light weapons owned by ... Read More »