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  • Parliament wants a recovery plan for private schools

    Parliament has urged government to come up with a plan to support private schools that have suffered financial loss due to the prolonged closure.  In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, government...
  • Gov’t asked to pay vehicle tracking fees

    Lawmakers want government to review a plan to charge Ugandans an extra cost on motor vehicle and motorcycle number plates under an agreement with a Russian Company, Joint Stock Company Global...
  • Gov’t stays taxes on fabrics and garments

    Minister of State for Trade, Hon. Harriet Ntabazi has told Parliament that government stayed imposition of the specific duty rates of US$ 3 and US$ 3.5 per kilogramme for fabrics and garments...
  • Private sector calls for legislative support

    The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has called on Parliament to align national policies to the National Planning Framework that is premised on the Vision 2040, annual budget and Ministerial...
  • ‘Stop construction works in Nakawa’

    The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Minister for Works and Transport to act and stop ongoing construction works at the Spear Notors-Nakawa-Ntinda junction. The Speaker made the...
  • Minister apologises over delayed notice to Speaker on rearrest of MPs

    Internal Affairs State Minister, Gen David Muhoozi has apologized over the delayed notification to Speaker Jacob Oulanyah on the rearrests of MPs Allan Ssewanyana (NUP, Makindye West) and Muhammad...
  • Oulanyah directs gov’t on repair of bridges

    Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Ministry of Works to expedite repair of critical bridges washed away by floods. The directive was a result of matters of national importance raised by MPs, Hon...
  • Opposition threatens to boycott plenary sittings

    The Opposition caucus in Parliament has resolved to boycott parliamentary sittings until MPs Allan Ssewanyana (NUP, Makindye West) and Muhammad Ssegirinya (Kawempe North) are charged in courts of law...
  • House adjourns over re-arrest of MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

    Parliament was forced to prematurely adjourn over a stalemate that broke out regarding the arrest of MPs Allan Ssewanyana (NUP, Makindye West) and Muhammad Ssegirinya (NUP, Kawempe North). Video...
  • Scrutinise impact of Access to Information Act- Oulanyah

    The overall purpose of access to information is how it transforms lives of ordinary people and I challenge Civil Society Organisations to carry out a post legislative scrutiny on how the Access to...

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