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  • Among, MPs raise Shs300 million for Fort Portal church repair

    The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among has launched a Shs2 billion fundraising drive for the re-roofing of Virika Cathedral in Fort Portal, with a call on well-wishers to join in the repair of the 60 year...
  • ‘Separate committee work from party politics’

    Legislators who chair committees of Parliament have been cautioned against 'smuggling' political party interests into their operations This was echoed by Bugweri County MP, Hon Abdu Katuntu on Friday...
  • Take your place in influencing legislation, Oulanyah tells lawyers

    Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Uganda Law Society, with the message that the body should make efforts to contribute and enrich laws being considered by...
  • Floods affecting the economy- Eng. Onek

    The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng Hillary Onek says the floods experienced across the country have led to losses of property and life which he said in the long run...
  • Parliament backs districts to spend local revenues

    Local governments will determine how to utilise local generated revenues following the passing of a motion by Parliament. The motion sought to reverse an earlier directive that required local...
  • LOP mourns Archbishop Lwanga

    The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Hon. Mathias Mpuuga has paid tribute to the late Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Uganda who died in Athens, Greece on...
  • Speaker Oulanyah to visit jailed MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana

    The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said parliamentary powers and privileges do not apply to two MPs currently incarcerated at Kitalya Prison over their alleged involvement in two murders...
  • MPs endorse tax on passengers flying out of Uganda

    Parliament has adopted a raft of recommendations to revive the economy, currently battered by the Covid19 pandemic, key among which is the implementation of a Tourism Development Levy. “The Committee...
  • Parliament to consider increasing funding to sports – Oulanyah

    Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has given assurances to Uganda’s sports fraternity of increase in allocation of funds to the sector in the next Financial Year. Oulanyah was speaking at a dinner he hosted in...
  • MPs demand comprehensive report following heightened insecurity

    Legislators on Tuesday devoted a considerable amount of time debating instances of insecurity in various parts of the country; a situation legislators described as ‘seemingly getting out of hand’....

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