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On 14th June 2022, Hon Matia Kasaija, through the Budget speech , highlighted that the Government’s stance for the FY 2022/23 was neither to introduce new taxes nor increase existing rates. This was on account to support economic recovery in addition to reducing tax leakages. According to the...
Ugandans recently received the FY 2022/23 budget. This year's budget is hinged on a theme: "Full Monetization of Uganda's Economy through Commercial Agriculture, Industrialization, Expanding and Broadening Services, Digital Transformation and Market Acces. The budget is well aligned with the...
Energy transition refers to the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption — including oil, natural gas, and coal — to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, as well as lithium-ion batteries among others. The increasing penetration of...
COVID-19 impacted gendered roles and responsibilities of households and community members as women continue to shoulder the burden of care and undertake a greater proportion of household labour. A new Oxfam report, The Ignored Pandemic, shows an increase in gender-based violence (GBV) during the...
This past year, Uganda has made great strides towards promoting transparency in the extractive industries. Indeed, Uganda has joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for transparency in oil, gas, and mining. However, the EITI global body is failing to...
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