2017/18 Budget – RRA to Collect More Taxes Without Imposing Levies

[New Times] Despite an increase of about Rwf140.7 billion for national spending as outlined in the 2017/18 Budget, the Government has chosen not to impose additional taxes but tighten revenue collection measures.

[New Times] Despite an increase of about Rwf140.7 billion for national spending as outlined in the 2017/18 Budget, the Government has chosen not to impose additional taxes but tighten revenue collection measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stop Throwing Barbs At the Dead

[Monitor] We all have skeletons in our closets; Lord knows I have some really feisty ones in mine that could pop out anytime causing the public to crucify me on the cross of imaginary righteousness. But the truth is, just because I have a population in…

[Monitor] We all have skeletons in our closets; Lord knows I have some really feisty ones in mine that could pop out anytime causing the public to crucify me on the cross of imaginary righteousness. But the truth is, just because I have a population in my closet, doesn't mean I can't gawk at other people's skeletons. So yes, I am shamelessly gawking even at the risk of being called insensitive and disrespectful to the dead, unborn and the grieving.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Budget Sounds Good, but ‘They Will Steal the Money’

[Monitor]  I watched TV after the Budget speech was delivered. One of the stations went “down there” to talk to Kampala’s “unwashed masses”.  A hairdresser said she did not pay the Budget pageantry any attention because fixing her clients’ hair was the thing for her. The Budget, she said, meant nothing.

[Monitor]  I watched TV after the Budget speech was delivered. One of the stations went "down there" to talk to Kampala's "unwashed masses".  A hairdresser said she did not pay the Budget pageantry any attention because fixing her clients' hair was the thing for her. The Budget, she said, meant nothing.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala Seek Good Start to Shs65 Million Africa City Challenge

[Monitor] Kampala -A select side of players in the National Basketball League will this week seek to elevate the Ugandan capital, Kampala, as the best in the game at the inaugural Africa City Challenge tournament.

[Monitor] Kampala -A select side of players in the National Basketball League will this week seek to elevate the Ugandan capital, Kampala, as the best in the game at the inaugural Africa City Challenge tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes Have Their Work Cut Out

[Monitor] Kampala -This year marks two decades since Rugby Cranes took the road less travelled by playing their first Test match. Then as was the case last Saturday, the match took place at Legends Club, with Kenya running out 33-22 winners.

[Monitor] Kampala -This year marks two decades since Rugby Cranes took the road less travelled by playing their first Test match. Then as was the case last Saturday, the match took place at Legends Club, with Kenya running out 33-22 winners.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda