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  • Gov’t turns to partners over Karamoja hunger

    Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has requested the support of donors and development partners to respond to the prevailing food insecurity in the Karamoja sub-region. According to statistics from...
  • Parliament wants Roko audited

    The Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development has called for an audit on the assets and liabilities of Roko Construction Limited. According to the committee chaired by Hon. Keefa...
  • Tayebwa seeks answers to unused health loan for Karamoja

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has directed the finance minister to report to the House within five days, on why a loan to improve health structures in Karamoja, has not been...
  • Transport minister undertakes to enhance safety at railway crossings

    The Government Assurance and Implementation Committee has questioned the Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) over its failure to ensure safety at railway level crossings. This follows a gruesome...
  • MPs endorse probe into US$150 million agriculture project

    Lawmakers have called for a probe into the implementation of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP), citing failure to meet the intended expectation and lack of value for money. The call...
  • House tasks minister on pension payments

    The Minister for Public Service has been given 45 days within which to present an action report on prayers embedded in a petition to Parliament, by the Ankole Pensioners' Association. The directive...
  • Continued detention of Rwenzururu guards irks MP Katusabe

    Bukonzo West Member of Parliament, Hon. Atkins Katusabe has voiced his frustrations over the continued incarceration of Rwenzururu guards, who were arrested in 2016 after clashes with security forces...
  • Telecoms urged to offer better data service

    Members of Parliament have urged telecommunication service providers to adopt more friendly data and voice bundles. This, according to the MPs, is intended to ensure that consumers of communication...
  • Energy, Trade Ministries faulted for failure to stabilise fuel prices

    The Government Assurance and Implementation Committee has questioned the Ministries of Energy and Trade over their failure curb the skyrocketing fuel prices. The committee whose role is to scrutinise...
  • Committee okays US$70 million for Heart Institute

    A request by the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) for a US$70 million loan for infrastructure development has received a nod from MPs on the Committee of Health. UHI was allocated 10 acres of land at the...

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