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  • Do not defraud tax payers over students in China

    Legislators have warned government to resist the temptation of using the plight of Ugandan students quarantined in Wuhan, China over the Coronavirus disease, to defraud tax payers. The concern was...
  • Govt urged to support single mothers

    Members of Parliament have raised concerns over the increasing number of single mothers, who they said have been left to shoulder the child care burden single handedly.  Legislators observed that...
  • Gov’t implementing Wildlife Act as MPs call for compensation of affected communities

    The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is engaging in activities to implement the Uganda Wildlife Act 2019. This was revealed by the Minister Hon. Tom Butime who said that the Ministry is...
  • Motor Industry petitions Parliament over vehicle inspection

    The Uganda Motor Industry Association has petitioned parliament over government’s decision to award the contract for  motor vehicle inspection to SGS Automative Limited, a foreign owned company. The...
  • Local miners, Gov’t clash over gold mines

    Artisanal gold miners under their umbrella body Mubende United Miners Assembly (MUMA) which brings together 21 associations have asked the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to return their...
  • UPDF spends extra Shs400B in classified expenditure

    Ministry of Defense and Veteran Affairs has spent an additional Shs400 billion in classified expenditure over and above what was provided and approved in the current financial year. The details are...
  • National Health Insurance Scheme should cover all Ugandans

    The National Health Insurance Scheme Bill, 2019 will be useful to Uganda if it can ensure access to health not only the contributors and their dependents but even the most indigent, the Uganda Human...
  • We were wrongfully evicted- Kasanda Residents

    As Parliament concludes investigations into alleged illegal eviction of artisanal miners in the country,  residents of  Kitumbi sub-county in Kasanda district want Parliament to come to their aid on...
  • Rotarians call for ratification of cross border convention

    Women Rotarians have appealed to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to urge government to ratify the African Union cross border convention commonly referred to as the Niamey Convention on the...
  • Kadaga commends Missionary Sisters on mobilizing women

    Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has commended the Missionary Sisters of the Queen of Apostles for supporting women in Jinja and promised to follow up support to the women groups in the area....

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