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Uganda , Wednesday 25 April 2018

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda to Get Shs144b Loan to Fight Sex Abuse

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250140.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Other members of the delegation included Bank of Uganda Governor Tumusiime-Mutebile, Finance ministry Permanent Secretary Keith Muhakanizi, Uganda National Roads Authority executive director Allen Kagina and Mr Pius Bigirimana, the Gender ministry ...

News Uganda » Finance: Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting this July

News channel or source: https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2018/04/21/social-media-users-uganda-taxed-starting-july/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

“We’re looking for money to maintain the security of the country and extend electricity so that you people can enjoy more of social media, more often, more frequently,” Matia Kasaija, Uganda’s Minister of Finance, is reported to have sai

News Uganda » Finance: MTN Uganda Foundation Donates Over 40 Hospital Equipment’s to Revamped Kabarole Hospital

News channel or source: http://pctechmag.com/2018/04/mtn-uganda-foundation-donates-over-40-hospital-equipments-to-revamped-kabarole-hospital/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MTN Uganda’s CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte pictured handing over hospital ... The funds are used to cover utilities and provide for the staff leaving less money for us to finance our several infrastructure projects. This donation and renovation frees some ...

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda to borrow $412 mln from China and World Bank for health, education projects

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKBN1HO2CT-OZABS
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The funds from the World Bank would finance the construction of hundreds of secondary schools and the upgrading of 331 rural health facilities. Concerns have been growing about Uganda’s growing debt load, including from the country’s central bank.

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda: MPs Query UBC Plan to Pay Basajja Shs11b

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250137.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Kampala — A plan by Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to pay Shs11b to businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba through the Ministry of Finance has been queried by both Cabinet and Members of Parliament after it emerged that the Supreme Court ruled in 2014 ...

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda plans to tax social media to stop gossip on Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1254196/uganda-to-tax-social-media-to-stop-gossip-increase-government-revenue/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Uganda is proposing a tax on social media use in a bid to curb ... networks will be liable to account and pay excise duty on the services. The finance ministry has already offered amendments to the 2014 Excise Duty Act and has sent the proposal to ...

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda to Build Refinery in Center-West of the Country

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27076&SEO=uganda-to-build-refinery-in-center-west-of-the-country
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Kampala, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Ugandan government signed an agreement with a consortium of US and Italian firms to finance and build a refinery ... important milestone in the commercialization of Uganda's natural resource, according to the authorities.

News Uganda » Finance: Zimbabwe sacks 16,000 striking nurses, as Uganda nurses threaten strike

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/23/zimb-a23.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Uganda nurses and midwives threaten walkout over poor salary ... “We are warning [Minister of Finance David] Bahati. If he insists we shall camp in Kabale. Government has the money and we know where the money is. When politicians need money, it is ...

News Uganda » Finance: As migration rises, finance can pave the way to benefits for all

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180412101103-q5tm0/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

REUTERS/Jekaterina Saveljeva OXFORD, England, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the capital of Uganda, where refugees have the legal ... who runs "inclusive finance" for Citigroup Inc. The truth is "no ocean is going to be wide enough, no wall ...

News Uganda » Finance: Uganda plans tax on social media use from July, rights activists cry foul

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uganda-internet/uganda-plans-tax-on-social-media-use-from-july-rights-activists-cry-foul-idUSL8N1RO2N1
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija told Reuters in a phone interview ... a human rights activist and blogger, said. Of Uganda’s 41 million people, 23.6 million are mobile phone subscribers and 17 million use the internet. Kasaija said the proposal, to ...