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  • Parliament to reconsider Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill

     President Yoweri Museveni has returned the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2022 to Parliament for reconsideration. The President wrote to the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among raising concern about...
  • Marriage Bill returns to Parliament

    The Tororo District Woman MP, Hon. Sarah Opendi, has been granted leave of the House to introduce a Private Member’s Bill, entitled, “The Marriage Bill, 2022”. The bill seeks to provide a...
  • Transport ministry seeks Shs21 billion for road safety

    The State Minister for Works, Hon. Francis Musa Ecweru, has said that his ministry requires an additional funding of Shs21.5 billion towards implementation of road safety programmes and activities....
  • House divided over purchase of Roko shares

    Members of Parliament are divided over the proposal by the Government to buy shares worth Shs207 billion in Roko Construction Limited. The Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Hon. Henry...
  • Carry out audit of nodding disease funds - Speaker Among

    Parliament has directed the Auditor General to conduct a forensic on the Shs1.3 billion allocated to support nodding disease affected persons. The MPs on Wednesday, 20 July 2022 adopted a motion...
  • Law on copyrights to be strengthened

    Mawokota North Member of Parliament, Hon. Hillary Kiyaga has been granted leave of Parliament to introduce a bill titled, The Copyright and Neighbouring Rights (Amendment) Bill. The private member’s...
  • Ministers fail to appear to present strategy to curb fuel crisis

    Two Ministers of Finance and Energy failed to show up to a scheduled committee meeting that sought answers on the government's strategy to curb the escalating fuel prices. The committee on Government...
  • MPs to amend Police Act to cater for qualifications of IGP

    The Greater North Parliamentary Group is set to table  a private member’s bill titled, “The Police (Amendment) Bill 2022” which seeks to amend the governance and administration of Uganda Police Force...
  • 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...

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