Parliament approves Shs 1.6 trillion supplementary budget

Deputy-speaker-Jacob-Oulanyah

Parliament has approved the Shs 1.6 trillion supplementary budget request by government for the current financial year 2018/2019. Part of the money will cater for the on-going President Yoweri Museveni’s countrywide tours on wealth creation. The approved supplementary is in addition to the current 2018/2019 budget of Shs 32.7 trillion that was approved by parliament last year. The approval during the plenary session chaired by deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah followed a presentation of a report by parliament’s Budget Committee chairperson Amos Lugoloobi approving the funding and a minority report by…

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Gen. Muntu launches his party Alliance for National Transformation

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Eight months after quitting the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), the party’s former president Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, yesterday launched his Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party and unveiled a 17-member leadership structure. The launch of the ANT at Kampala Serena Conference Centre was attended by various Opposition leaders and parties who included Democratic Party (DP) president Norbert Mao, Conservative Party president John Ken Lukyamuzi, Uganda Peoples Congress president Jimmy Akena and the People Power movement leader Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine. There were about 20 MPs including two former…

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Top Australian firm enters Ugandan to grow marijuana

Cannabis - Marijuana oil extracts in jars and leaves for treatment.

Daily Inspector can exclusively report that Heliochem Pty Ltd, an Australian based firm has partnered with Medcan Uganda Ltd to grow medical cannabis (marijuana) in Uganda, Heliochem is a subsidiary of THC Global Group Limited (ASX: THC), an ASX listed company, operating in the Health Care sector. Heliochem has already applied to Ministry of Health and other relevant bodies for a license to grow medical cannabis in Uganda. According to a letter dated May13, 2019 to Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng, Heliochem says establishing a medical cannabis industry in Uganda…

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