7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14
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EU Welcomes Reduction In External Budget Support | Red Pepper

EU Welcomes Reduction In External Budget Support | Red Pepper | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Donor communities have welcomed news that Uganda will fund 80 percent of its 2013/2014 budget.

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka on Thursday announced that the budget is historical this time, as over 80 percent of the resources are internally generated.

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New budget, new taxes, new pain

New budget, new taxes,  new pain | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

In the end, nobody was spared. Ugandans now have a clearer sense of what it means when donors withdraw aid. In her budget speech, Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka today announced a raft of tax measures that go far and wide, touching almost every household in the country.

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Uganda to issue Ushs1trillion bonds and bills for infrastructure – CEO Magazine

Uganda to issue Ushs1trillion bonds and bills for infrastructure – CEO Magazine | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

In an unprecedented move, the government of Uganda will for once borrow by issuing treasury bills for infrastructure projects. Presenting the 2013/14 National Budget estimates, Maria Kiwanuka, the finance minister revealed that government intends to raise Ushs1.04trillion by issuing government securities “on the domestic market.”

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Highlights of budget 2013/14 « Radio Simba, The Best Luganda Station in the World !

Highlights of budget 2013/14 « Radio Simba, The Best Luganda Station in the World ! | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

The Minister of Finance Maria Kiwanuka has presented the 2013/14 financial year National Budget which has a projection of 13trillion shs.
Domestic sources according to the Minister will contribute ...

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Civil Society Coalition to Stop Maternal Mortality in Uganda Reaction to FY 2013/14 Budget Speech | Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Civil Society Coalition to Stop Maternal Mortality in Uganda Reaction to FY 2013/14 Budget Speech | Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

In reaction to the release of the Uganda Budget FY 2013-14 on 13 June, 2013, a coalition of health advocacy organizations released the following statement: Reaction to the Financial Year 2013/14 Budget Speech.

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2013/2014 BUDGET

2013/2014 BUDGET | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

For another successive financial year, works and transport, education, energy and mineral development and security sectors have received the largest share of the 2013/2014 resource envelope as the government sets a 6% economy recovery target.

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Mubatsi's thoughts: Tighten your belts, says Uganda’s new budget

Mubatsi's thoughts: Tighten your belts, says Uganda’s new budget | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

June 13, left Ugandans bracing themselves for the impact a range of taxes the minister of finance, economic planning and development announced in the 2013/14 budget. The taxes are meant to close the gap donor aid cuts created. The donors cut foreign aid to Uganda protesting ...

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Uganda Financial Year 2013/14 Budget - National - monitor.co.ug

Uganda Financial Year 2013/14 Budget - National - monitor.co.ug | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

The Financial Year 2013/14 Budget, like the one last year, will continue to focus on translating the Government’s strategic priorities into practice over the next year.

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Maria Kiwanuka to present budget today « Radio Simba

Maria Kiwanuka to present budget today « Radio Simba | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Finance minister Maria Kiwanuka will today unveil a budget believed to have been derived from tough decisions as President Museveni’s government seeks to convince Ugandans that there are no easy ..."

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Uganda budget preview

Experts in Uganda's finance ministry say the country needs to raise domestic revenues in the next financial year, in order to cover a gap created by budget s...
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KTN PRIME:Uganda's Budget 2013/2014

Across the borders, the other member states of the East African Community will also be delivering their financial year 2013/2014 budgets. In Uganda, the gove...
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Budget: what experts want prioritised

Budget: what experts want prioritised | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Finance minister Maria Kiwanuka will tomorrow read the 2013/14 national budget.

Alon Mwesigwa asked various professionals in Kampala what they expect the budget to prioritise.

Charles Chapman, Managing Director, UMEME

I would like to see efforts to speed up the Karuma dam as quickly as possible. Power generation should be among the priorities of this budget.

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MPs talk ahead of tomorrows national budget – theinsider.ug

MPs talk ahead of tomorrows national budget – theinsider.ug | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

As the government of Uganda is set to read their next financial year national budget 2013/2014 tomorrow, many legislators have come out to tell which sectors do they expect government to increase in their allocations.

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Increased taxation dominates Uganda’s Ushs13trillion budget – CEO Magazine

Increased taxation dominates Uganda’s Ushs13trillion budget – CEO Magazine | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Maria Kiwanuka, Uganda’s Finance Minister, while reading the Ushs13trillion 2013/14 National Budget, was buoyant that domestic revenues were going to contribute 80percent of resources. This was history being made, as she said but that is not all.

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Winners and losers in Uganda's 2013-2014 Budget

Winners and losers in Uganda's 2013-2014 Budget | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it
Winners (increased % of budget): Works and Transport, Energy, Public Administration Losers (decreased total spending): Tourism, Trade and Industry, ICT, Social Development (what is that?), Educatio...
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Uganda’s new levy on industrial imports to benefit Kenyan firms

Uganda’s new levy on industrial imports to benefit Kenyan firms | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Uganda will significantly cut the number of industrial inputs imported duty free, giving Kenyan firms a more level playing ground in the market.

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New Taxes dominate 2013/2014 Budget | Uganda Talks

The much anticipated ‘tight’ 2013/2014 financial year budget was today, June 13, read by Maria Kiwanuka, the finance, planning and economic development minister with expenditure cuts to various sectors and tax increments on certain products being the highlights of the minister’s speech.

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Uganda to tax mobile money transfers

Uganda to tax mobile money transfers | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it
Uganda is to impose a 10% tax on cash transfers by mobile phones and other money transfer operators to plug a $214m hole in its budget after donor aid cuts.
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BUDGET: How sh12 trillion could be shared

BUDGET: How sh12 trillion could be shared | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

The budget for the health sector will be increased from sh852.2b to sh930.5b but the education budget will be reduced.

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Background to the 2013/14 budget

Background to the 2013/14 budget | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it
New taxes to make Ugandans poorer, increase cost of doing business When the Finance Minister, Maria Kiwanuka reads the budget, she will announce a tax increment on fuel that experts fear will hike tra...
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Low funding killing tourism silently

Low funding killing tourism silently | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

Uganda is endowed with many tourism resources and was recently ranked number one tourist destination in the world by the Lonely Planet, a leading tourism magazine. The tourism potential has, however, remained untapped due to what stakeholders say is lack of funding, write Racheal Nabisubi and Claire Aujo.

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PRE- BUDGET REACTION UGANDA,UBC TV

Public braces for tax increase.
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Uganda: New Taxes to Make Ugandans Poorer, Increase Cost of Doing Business (Page 1 of 2)

Uganda: New Taxes to Make Ugandans Poorer, Increase Cost of Doing Business (Page 1 of 2) | 7-Day News Coverage of Uganda's National Budget 13-14 | Scoop.it

When the Finance Minister, Maria Kiwanuka reads the budget, she will announce a tax increment on fuel that experts fear will hike transport fees and prices for commodities. The increment was first announced on April 10, in the National Budget Framework Paper (BFP) ...

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