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Civil Society challenge Government to maintain Village Health Teams

There are 4 VHTs serving in every village. However, government wants to roll out only 2 CHEWS per parish. This ...
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CSOs propose new measures, ask Parliament to drop 0.5% tax on Mobile Money

This reduction is not a solution since the real and perceived negative impact of the levy will persist ...
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Civil Society, Mobile Money dealers petition Parliament over new tax proposal

Am glad to receive these petitions and I am duty bound to ensure that they are delivered on the floor ...
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Governments 0.5% tax proposal on Mobile Money is still harmful, says Civil Society

Whereas we appreciate Governments proposals, we believe that reducing the tax to 0.5% is still harmful ...
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Civil Society asks Government to organise national dialogue on budget financing

This will be an opportunity for open dialogue on how better we can finance our and budget and CSBAG is ...
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Mobile money tax is being reviewed by Govt, says Prime Minister Rugunda

Government is committed to ensuring that the tax on mobile money and OTT are designed taking into account the public ...
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Cabinet directs telecoms on taxing deposits, to consider review of mobile money levy

Minister says mobile money tax was discussed by Cabinet and clarifies it isn't applicable on deposits on personal mobile money ...
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Civil Society launches report on refugee financing, calls for coordinated efforts

Civil Society launches report on refugee financing, calls for coordinated efforts ...
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Civil Society asks Government to disclose information on refugee financing

Financing of refugees management should no longer be treated as a disaster or humanitarian issue but rather as a development ...
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CSOs ask Government to tackle misallocation of funds, extravagance to improve service delivery

There is need for government to tame misallocation of funds and its borrowing appetite in order to improve service delivery, ...
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Civil Society pins Government on 1% tax on mobile money transactions

We call for amendment of Public Finance Management ACT 2015 to confine supplementary expenditure to the Contingency fund ...
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Parliament approves Shs32.3trillion Budget for Financial Year 2018/19

Mobilization of domestic revenue is projected to rise from Ugx.15.1 trillion in FY 2017/18, to Ugx.16.4 trillion in FY 2018/19 ...
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