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MPs are not fighting corruption but playing politics

For a couple of days Members of Parliament (MPs) have been signing a motion to censure the four backbench Parliamentary Commissioners over the sh1.7b they received as a service award.  The MPs claim they want to fight corruption and this time they are starting from their own house. Parliament leadership say this money was passed […]

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Invest in agriculture and expand our revenue base

The rift between government and traders over taxes will not end unless the fundamental issues are dealt with. One of the core fundamental issues is expanding the tax base through empowerment of the population. Currently Uganda’s Tax to Growth Development Product (GDP) ratio stands at 14 percent as compared to the recommended 18 percent. The […]