KCCA budget finally read

The budget for the Kampala Capital City Authority for the financial year 2012/2013 has finally been presented, showing a reduction in government funding. Funding from government is to reduce from ¬†Shs101b to Shs 86 billion. The city Executive Director Jenipher Musisi says the authority expects to raise Shs 61b in local revenues, up from the …

RedCross launches Shs 4.5b Appeal

The Uganda Red Cross Society has made an appeal for 4.5 billion shillings towards its emergency and recovery interventions for 100,000 people affected by landslides in the entire Bugisu region. The Secretary General Uganda of the society Michael Nataka says the funds will help support the displaced communities in Bududa as well as those in …

URA Collections below target

The Uganda revenue authority continues to register shortfalls in revenue collection. The latest is an over 22 billion shilling shortfall registered in May 2012. There was optimism after the tax body reduced its cumulative shortfall from Shs71 billion to Shs14 billion in the first half of the financial year. However, the authority registered overall net …

FUFA Constitution ammended

Changes have been made to the FUFA Constitution, with the powers previously given to the president to choose his own executive withdrawn. The mandate to elect the 13 man executive has now been given to the association. The number of delegates to the FUFA Assembly will also be cut from 174 to 86 while the …

HIV/AIDS infections highest in Central Region

The latest findings from a survey conducted on HIV/AIDS indicate that the Central Region has the highest prevalence rate at 10%. This is followed by Mid-Northern region with 8.3% Mid Western, South Western, with the lowest number of cases in Mid-Eastern Uganda at 4%. This is according to the findings from the latest HIV/AIDS Indicators …