Finance minister Matia Kasaija presented a sh40trillion budget.
Uganda is, needless to state, negatively affected, like other Third World countries, by the burden of the debt.
“Our budget cannot address all issues at once that is why we prioritise in service delivery starting with the most critical,” said Kasaija.
He said people should not only search for jobs from offices, but also use all the available opportunities in and out the country to earn a living.
“I have decided to protect the Members of Parliament we await the putting in place of these systems since they [MPs] are being singled out," says President...
Relive how the multi-trillion shilling national budget was unveiled on Thursday in Kampala.
"The purpose of this borrowing is to mitigate the revenue shortfalls being experienced this year," finance minister Matia Kasaija says.
One person was yesterday shot dead in Rukungiri District as Police dispersed people from a rally.
Parliament speaker Rebecca Kadaga has directed the minister to appear before the committee.
Live text coverage of the reading of the 2017/2018 National Budget by finance minister Matia Kasaija.
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