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  • Bujagali tax exemption halted

    A proposal by government to exempt the Bujagali Hydro Power project from income tax has been rejected by lawmakers who instead demanded for a report of the Auditor General on the project. The...
  • Govt exempts electric vehicle makers from Stamp Duty

    Companies manufacturing electric vehicles, electric batteries, or electric vehicle charging equipment or fabricator of a frame and body of an electric vehicle; and employ 80 percent of Ugandans will...
  • MPs demand statement on Karuma Bridge

    Members of Parliament have asked government to provide the likely implications of restricted access to Karuma bridge, which has been found to be compromised. The bridge over River Nile, which...
  • Parliament approves establishment of National Institute for Teacher Education

    Parliament has approved a motion to establish the National Institute for Teacher Education, marking a crucial step towards enhancing teacher training programmes in Uganda. The Minister of State for...
  • Pharmaceutical company boosted as supplementary budget is approved

    Parliament has approved a supplementary expenditure budget worth Shs1.106 trillion for settling the offtake arrangement between government and DEI Pharmaceuticals, wage and pension and gratuity...
  • House approves Shs450 billion loan for Kitgum-Kidepo Road Upgrade

    Parliament has approved a government request to borrow up to Euro 110,543,947.52 (about Shs 450 billion) from Standard Chartered Bank to finance the Kitgum-Kidepo Road upgrading project. The 115 km...
  • Tayebwa appreciates Rotary

    The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, has appreciated Rotary for applying their time appropriately to inspire people and intervening to help the most vulnerable people. Speaking at the opening of the...
  • Speaker Among Praises Late Kagezi as Beacon of Justice

    Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has praised former state prosecutor, Joan Kagezi as a beacon of justice, a guardian of rule of law and a fearless warrior who diligently handled very serious cases...
  • Works Ministry to focus on Road Maintenance

    In a significant shift in infrastructure strategy, the government will now have renewed focus on the maintenance of existing roads over construction of new ones. This decision comes amidst reduced...
  • Give us list, qualifications of RDCs – Speaker Among

    Speaker Anita Among has directed the Minister for the Presidency, Hon. Milly Babalanda, to present a list of Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) and their deputies and assistants to Parliament for...

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