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  • Parliament urged to probe Uganda Railways over graft

    Uganda Railways Workers’ Union has asked Parliament to inquire into allegations of mismanagement of Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) by its leadership, whom they accuse of causing financial losses....
  • Parliament to reconsider Bill promoting local content

    Parliament is expected to receive the National Local Content Bill, and will consider a cross-section of concerns raised by President Yoweri Museveni when the Bill was forwarded to him for assent. The...
  • Aceng enlists MPs’ support to solve healthcare challenges

    The Health Minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has listed 10 challenges that she said bedevils the healthcare system in Uganda calling for increased funding to streamline the sector. In a presentation meant...
  • 'Provide skills and funding for the girl child'

    Government is urged to avail funding and skill the girl child following the rising cases of defilement and teenage pregnancies. This followed a motion for government to support the girl child and...
  • Arriving passengers to isolate at home

    Passengers arriving at Entebbe International Airport will no longer be required to wait for their Covid-19 test results but will be allowed to leave and self-isolate at home until the results are...
  • First female MP remembered for girl child advocacy

    Members of Parliament have commended the dedicated service rendered by Hon Florence Lubega, the first female legislator. She was also one of the first female legislators in the Legislative Council...
  • Parliament to implement no vaccine, no entry policy

    The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among has reiterated her earlier position that Parliament will not allow MPs, staff and visitors who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 to access the precincts. Chairing...
  • URC officials deny selling land, thrown out of committee

    Officials from the Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) were sent away from the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) for lack of proper documentation on the...
  • Development partners call for increased funding to health

    Health development partners have called on government to prioritise funding to the health sector. The partners who include international organizations like World Health Organisation, UNHCR, Centre...
  • CSOs decry tax exemptions in oil pipeline project

    Clauses in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Special Provisions) Bill, 2021 has rattled a section of civil society organisations over concessions and tax exemptions in the proposed legislation....

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