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  • Reconcile during Lent-Bishop Jjumba

    The Bishop of Masaka Diocese, Serverus Jjumba has called on parliamentarians to use the Lent season to reconcile with one another as a precursor to the 2021 general elections.  Jumba who was...
  • Use of pesticides on locusts worries MPs

    The use of pesticides in bid to fight the growing swarm of locusts in the eastern part of the country has been questioned by parliamentarians. This followed presentation of an update on efforts to...
  • Gov’t opposed to Constitutional Amendment Bill-Bahati

    The proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill by the Ndorwa East MP, Hon Wilfred Niwagaba hangs in balance due to financial implications it poses on the national treasury. This was revealed by the State...
  • ‘Phase out faulty electricity meters’

    The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has been asked to end the recurring problem of faulty pre-paid electricity meters. The MPs on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State...
  • Telecoms calls for fairness in licensing

    Telecom operators want the National Payment Systems Bill, 2019 to provide leniency in insolvency proceedings where the Central Bank may revoke or suspend a licence of a company in financial stress....
  • Police blockage of constituency meetings irks MPs

    Following the blocking of a meeting organised by Kasese Municipality MP, Hon. Robert Centenary in his constituency, Members of Parliament want an explanation from the Executive on the continued...
  • Electoral Commission changes nomination dates

    The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama has revealed that the nomination dates for presidential, parliamentary and local government elections have been moved from August...
  • Premier to brief Parliament on National ID process

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda to make a statement on the persistent concerns raised by legislators on the cumbersome process of acquiring National...
  • Uganda investors call for local support

    Ugandan investors have called on Members of Parliament to support their efforts of developing the local industries and promoting local content. According to Metu Katabazi, the Chairman and Founder of...
  • Lawyers petition Speaker over admission to Bar

    A section of lawyers have asked the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, to reign in on the Uganda Law Council (Law Council) for what they said is a vile plot to lock them out of legal practice....

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