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  • Civil society challenges gov’t on health sector funding

    Members of civil society are disappointed with the Budget Framework Paper for financial year 2022/2023 saying it fails to address critical areas in the health sector. The Civil Society Budget...
  • Refill oil reserves to curb fuel prices, MPs urge Gov’t

    Members of Parliament have quizzed officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development over the skyrocketing fuel prices in the country. The MPs on the Committee of Finance...
  • Otafiire condemns shooting of police officer

    Internal Affairs Minister, Maj Gen (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire has condemned the shooting of a traffic police officer by a UPDF soldier still at large, saying the perpetrator will face justice. Otafiire...
  • Evaluate performance of Umeme - MPs

    Members of Parliament have asked the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to conduct a study on the status and performance of energy distributor, Umeme as its  concession ends. Umeme’s...
  • ‘Prioritise recruitment of medical specialists’

    A cross section of directors of regional referral hospitals want government to prioritise budgeting for recruitment of specialists and consultants in the 2022/2023 financial year. The hospital...
  • Remittance of Environmental levy to Consolidated Fund unconstitutional - MPs

    The National Management Authority (NEMA) and Ministry of Water and Environment have asked Parliament to prevail over the remittance of environmental levy to the Consolidated Fund. The team made the...
  • IGG officials on spot over Land Commission boss suspension

    The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has put officials from the Inspectorate of Government (IG) on the defensive over what they termed as conflict of interest in the investigation and...
  • ICT Ministry Seeks Shs70bn for Parish Development Model

    The Ministry of Information, Communication, Technology and National Guidance is seeking Shs70.6 billion to implement the Parish Development Model (PDM). Cabinet approved the implementation of PDM as...
  • ‘Verify gov’t projects in Kampala’

    Parliament has urged government to begin verification of its projects in Kampala and Wakiso districts on the basis that the funded projects in the central are hardly felt. Informed by glaring reports...
  • Halt new Umeme investments - Energy Ministry

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has recommended the halting of new investments by energy distributor, Umeme ahead of the expiry of its 25 year concession in 2025. The Minister of State...

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