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  • Three MPs to be quarantined

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed that three MPs and two staff who returned from Dubai, UAE be quarantined to avoid the spread of the coronavirus to their colleagues and their...
  • MPs urged to support One Dollar HIV/AIDS Initiative

    Members of Parliament have been called upon to support that One Dollar HIV/AIDS Initiative that aims at supporting government’s efforts fight against HIV/AIDS. The One Dollar Initiative (ODI) seeks...
  • MPs demand equitable distribution of scholarship

    Members of Parliament have demanded the Ministry of Education and Sports promotes equitable distribution of student scholarships. According to MPs, many scholarships are awarded to students from...
  • Minister urges public to focus on import substitution

    The Minister of finance, Planning and Economic Development, Hon. Matia Kasaija has predicted a drop in economic growth and appealed to the business community to refocus their investments in filling...
  • AIDS Commission seeks 16billion to counter new HIV infections

    The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) is seeking shs16 billion to combat the current rise in new HIV infections. The chairperson of UAC, Eddy Mukooyo says the new trend of HIV infections is worrying and...
  • Parliament restricts access, non-critical staff to work from home

    Parliament has rolled out a number of measures restricting and limiting access to the Building, and curtailing MPs’ activities in the constituencies intended to stem the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-...
  • MPs fail to convince EC to re-open voter update

    Legislators have failed to convince the Electoral Commission to re-open voter registration to include persons turning 18 before the general election next year. A meeting called by the House Committee...
  • Anti-Slavery Bill divides stakeholders

    Stakeholders attending a workshop on the Anti-slavery Bill, 2019 were divided on the object of the bill which seeks to make provisions for the prohibition of slavery, servitude and forced or...
  • Parliament Committee to audit toilets of detention facilities

    The committee on Defence and Internal Affairs will carry out  an audit on all detention centres and police stations to ascertain the state of sanitation facilities. The directive by the Speaker...
  • MPs grill KCCA over double payment

    The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka has admitted that the Authority wrongfully made contributions to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for some top...

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