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  • Lawmakers reject mandatory vaccination

    Legislators have passed the Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with the proposed mandatory vaccination rejected.   The MPs deleted clause 47 (2) which prescribed a fine of Shs1 million or...
  • Nsereko seeks tough penalties in new cyber law

    Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Hon. Muhammad Nsereko has tabled for first reading the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill which creates a new set of offences punishable with lengthy jail terms...
  • ’Coordinate response to famine-stricken Karamoja’

    The famine in Karamoja continues to raise concern among leaders, and this time, the Speaker, Anita Among is calling for a well-coordinated approach to address the calamity that is threatening lives...
  • Support ROKO to save ongoing projects- Solicitor General

    Government has asked Members of Parliament to support the proposal to buy shares in ROKO Construction Limited to save ongoing construction works. The Minister of State for Finance (General Duties),...
  • Committee issues directive on appointment of Ntoroko District Service Commission

    The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Local Government has learnt that Ntoroko District has operated without a District Service Commission for the past one year leaving a vacuum that led to illegal...
  • Health Committee to meet encroachers of Uganda Heart Institute land

    Parliaments Committee on Health has said it plans to meet persons who have encroached on the 10 acres for Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) in Naguru. The 10 acres of land is for the construction of a...
  • Tayebwa commends Stanbic on youth skilling initiative

    Another successful Annual National Schools Championship has earned Stanbic Bank accolades from the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa. Presiding at this year’s National Schools Championship...
  • "We need deliberate policies for youth in business"

    Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa says government and other systems in place ought to make deliberate efforts to create a conducive environment for young entrepreneurs to thrive. He notes that many youth...
  • Motsepe tips Uganda on hosting 2027 AFCON

    The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr Patrice Motsepe, has encouraged Uganda and Tanzania to bid to co-host the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations - AFCON. Motsepe, who is in the...
  • Uganda to kick out malaria in 2030

    Malaria will be eliminated from Uganda by 2030, the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, has revealed. The minister, in a report to the House chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, on...

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