CSBAG Weekly E-News

Economist urges restraint about Ugandas economic growth prospects

If we consolidate what we achieved, we will see some growth but the upsurge of 2018 should not be expected ...
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Civil Society challenge Government intentions on key FY2019/20 Budget proposals

Whereas the total debt stock to GDP is still below the 50% regional threshold, there are worrying trends it can ...
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FY2019/20 National Budget Framework Paper set to be tabled before Parliament

In an interview last week, the Chairperson of the Budget committee of Parliament, Hon. Amos Lugolobi said the Budget Framework ...
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CSOs, MPs want special funding for prevention of gender based violence

We have structures that have been put in place by the government, but they are not facilitated well. We should ...
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We must pause and rethink disaster management, says state Minister Ecweru

Contingency funding is a relic of the past. Preparedness programs must be funded. Which country allows for reaction to disasters ...
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Health ministry told to address health workers needs before banning second jobs

If we are paying them poorly, the state minister should first acknowledge that they (health workers) are paid poorly; otherwise ...
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Civil Society task education ministry to improve safety standards in schools

Although security guidelines were issued to schools in 2008, the education ministry should constantly follow up and monitor the implementation ...
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Changes in levy on mobile money withdrawals to wait till law is gazetted – Minister

Following his confirmation that President Museveni had assented to the Excise Duty (Amendment) (No.2) Act, 2018 that proposed a controversial ...
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DHOs threaten to boycott Health ministry interventions over salary irregularities

When government was enhancing salaries for medical workers, it deliberately left out DHOs yet they pass through all the necessary ...
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CSOs ask for recognition of non-state actors to achieve Sustainable Devt Goals

We cannot take pride in saying that Ugandans are living better because to date, there is a significant gap between ...
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CSOs make call for special funding towards local govt disaster preparedness

We lose lives of Ugandans to predictable disasters, why not raise the capacities of our local and national authorities ...
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GBV cases on the rise as corruption, low funding hinder justice for victims

Between January September 2018 the total number of GBV cases stands at 115 compared to the overall number in 2017, ...
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