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  • Oulanyah counsels doctors

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged doctors to find their purpose in their jobs and fulfil it. Oulanyah while officiating at the 3rd Grande Doctors Conference and the Mungherera...
  • Teefe Trust Bank not fully resolved - BOU

    Teefe Trust Bank may have been closed 25 years ago but an unconcluded court case has prevented the Central Bank from fully winding up the institution. The Central Bank closed Teefe Trust Bank in 1993...
  • Use your past to influence your future – Oulanyah tells Somalis

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has urged Somali government trainees to use the conflict experience in their country to the merit of shaping their future. Oulanyah was meeting a...
  • MPs reject zoning as proposed in Sugar Bill

    MPs have voiced an unequivocal opposition to a proposal in the Sugar Bill, 2016 to zone growers and manufacturers by a radius of 25 kilometers. First, a Minority Report supporting zoning and asking...
  • Select Committee pins teachers, students on sexual offences

    School administrators, pupils and students have been cited among the perpetrators of sexual violence in educational institutions. In their interim Report to Parliament, the Chairperson of the Select...
  • Karooro designated coordinator for SDGs

    Government has appointed the Minister for General Duties, Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut, to be in charge of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Karooro Okurut is also the Woman representative for...
  • Kadaga honored for defeating LGBT agenda at IPU meeting

    Members of Parliament have paid tribute to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they termed as, “consistently upholding and protecting Uganda’s cultural values.” Legislators meeting...
  • Parliament bans polythene bags below 30 microns

    Parliament has passed the National Environment Bill,2017 banning polythene bags below 30 microns following a recommendation from the Committee on Natural Resources. Committee Chair, Hon Keefa...
  • Gov’t pinned over delays in World Bank infrastructure Project

    Members of Parliament have expressed disappointment over the delay in implementation of the World Bank funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Program in Jinja town. MPs...
  • State of equal opportunities poor in key sectors

    The Equal Opportunities Commission has presented its annual report to Parliament noting that the status of equal opportunities is still lacking in the sectors of Health, Education, Works and...

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