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  • Speaker issues new guidelines for Parliament

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has issued new guidelines on conduct of Parliament business in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her communication from the chair during the plenary...
  • ​Parliament tasks Govt to scale up COVID-19 preventive measures

    Parliament has approved a motion urging the Government to scale up efforts in curbing the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected the country with 53 positive cases registered as at Wednesday, 8 March...
  • MPs disagree over university exams

    Lawmakers have disagreed on a motion seeking Parliament’s approval to allow Uganda Christian University (UCU) to administer take home exams to students, following closure of schools over the COVID-19...
  • Parliament boosts COVID-19 battle with Shs 284 billion in supplementary budget

    Parliament has approved Shs 284 billion to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Approved under Addendum 2, of the Supplementary Expenditure Schedule No. 2 for Financial Year 2019/2020, the...
  • MPs demand countrywide relief food distribution

    Members of Parliament across the political divide have maintained that the ongoing relief food distribution caters for the entire country. The matter was brought to the fore after the Bukonjo County...
  • Health minister confident on COVID-19 fight

    The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, has told Parliament that to strengthen surveillance and treatment services for COVID-19 in the country, an additional 220 health workers are being...
  • Parliament vets new Deputy Governor, DPP and seven others

    The Parliament Appointments Committee has interacted with nine presidential nominees to consider their suitability for jobs in the sectors of criminal justice, banking, leadership and governance.  ...
  • There will be no utilities for free, says Rugunda

    Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has told Parliament that utility companies will still charge for services, except that service providers should exercise restraint in and consider grace periods for...
  • MPs call for declaration of state of emergency

    Members of Parliament have urged the executive to declare a state of emergency in the face of the current COVID-19 crisis. This call followed presentation of four statutory instruments that legalise...
  • Gov’t to start food distribution

    The Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that food relief distribution will start on Saturday, 04 April 2020 in Kampala and Wakiso districts. Rugunda who was presenting an update on...

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