Africa round-up: Uganda bids to reassure aid donors, and more

23 Nov 12
A round-up of public finance stories from Africa you might have missed this week (November 19–23)

A round-up of public finance stories from Africa you might have missed this week (November 19–23)

The Ugandan government has promised to claw back misused aid money in a bid to regain support from international donors that have suspended funding over allegations of corruption (The Guardian, UK).

 

Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda says rounding-off decimalised figures in the yellow book will not affect the 2013 national budget (Zambia Daily Mail).

 

Parliamentary Committee on Budget, Finance and Investment chair Paddy Zhanda has called on Finance Minister Tendai Biti to explore measures to grow the economy in order to increase revenue for state coffers (All Africa).

 

The European Union and Malawian government have signed a financing agreement worth MK37.9bn (€98m) for general budget support for the next three years (Nyasa Times).

 

Electronic governance is key to achieving reforms in public administration, said Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma (All Africa).

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