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  • Emyooga was poorly executed - Parliament

    The Emyooga programme across the country was poorly implemented, Members of Parliament have unanimously agreed.  The legislators during plenary on Thursday, 16 September, 2021, criticised the...
  • Incomplete Bills won’t be retrieved, rules Oulanyah

    Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has put to rest the question of lapsed businesses of previous Parliaments, ruling that they cannot be retrieved by subsequent Houses. Oulanyah’s ruling ends...
  • US$10,000 for Rotary as Oulanyah presides at installation

    The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has honoured his US$10,000 annual contribution to the Rotary Club of Kampala Central. Oulanyah, now a major donor, announced the contribution while...
  • Parliament pays tribute to late tycoon BMK

    A motion for a resolution of Parliament to pay tribute to deceased city businessman Late Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige, also known by his initials BMK, has unanimously passed. Parliament also resolved to...
  • Substance abuse biggest contributor to mental illness

    Legislators on the Committee on Health have learned that alcohol and drug abuse are the biggest contributors to the spike in mental illness across the country. The Executive Director of Butabika...
  • Speaker Oulanyah meets EU diplomats over relations

    The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has apprised European Union (EU) Ambassadors to Uganda of his vision for Parliament, which he said will move from rhetoric to responding in measurable and...
  • Opposition leader accounts for first 100 days in office

    The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Hon Mathias Mpuuga, has said the Opposition has made formidable strides within the last 100 days. The LOP cited the launch of the Opposition...
  • Rotary praised for humanitarian work in Uganda

    Parliament has commended Rotary International for the humanitarian support it offers in Uganda. The motion moved by the Government Chief Whip, Hon Thomas Tayebwa noted the international body’s...
  • ”Resolve Gulu medical students’ impasse”

    Parliament has tasked the Ministry of Education and Sports to  study and quickly resolve the impasse which saw the closure of the  Gulu School of Health Sciences.   Speaker Jacob Oulanyah asked State...
  • Committee to probe allocation of forest reserve land to Gulu University

    The Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Parliamentary Committee on Education to investigate the circumstances under which Gulu University has not been offered part of a forest reserve for...

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