CEHURD petitions the government over proposed budget cut down for the health sector

CEHURD petitions the government over proposed budget cut down for the health sector - Matia Kasaija

Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) has placed a petition against the government in the constitutional court over the suggested cut down in the health sector budget. Basing on the proposed budget, the Health sector budget has been cut down from 2.7 trillion from the previous financial year to 2.5 trillion this financial year hence a noticeable 9.3%…

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Human Capital Development takes lions’ share after the 2021 National Budget revision to Shs 44.7 trillion

The 2021/2022 financial year National budget exclusive of the National Development Plan III strategies

The 2021/2022 Financial year National Budget amendment skyrocketed from the initial by Shs 41.2 trillion to Shs 44.7 trillion. Following the amendment, human capital development had the greatest allocation which stands at Shs 7.7 trillion, and governance and security cut in closely at Shs 6.9 trillion. Intially, governance and security had topped the table but it’s declined was instigated by…

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Fred Kamunyu – I did not partake in the Covid-19 cash

Fred Kamunyu - I did not partake in the Covid-19 cash

Mr. Fred Kamunyu the owner of the Akamwesi investments denies allegations of feasting on the Covid-19 cash. His statement comes to clear the air after a group of legislators under the leadership of Henry Musasizi questioned the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija over the lending of chunks of money to city tycoons. “Some manufacturers who want to expand their agro-businesses…

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The 2021/2022 financial year budget exclusive of the National Development Plan III strategies

The 2021/2022 financial year National budget exclusive of the National Development Plan III strategies

The 2021/2022 financial year budget as presented by Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija this week caters for the nineteen key government programs but does not match up to the National Development Plan III. The National Development Plan III’s implementation strategy was in September 2019 approved by cabinet and in January last year approved by Parliament as a five year plan…

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Besigye, Bobi Wine React As Matia Kasaija Becomes Unopposed

CEHURD petitions the government over proposed budget cut down for the health sector - Matia Kasaija

The Minister of finance, Matia Kasaija, has been declared unopposed by the Kibaale District Electoral Commission Returning Officer for the MP seat of Buyanja County after his opponent, Paul Kyalimpa, opted out of the race. This follows Kyalimpa’s appointment as Deputy Director General at the Uganda Investment Authority. However, this series of events has faced criticism from major opposition figures…

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