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  • Speaker Among renews call on Kampala-Jinja Expressway works

    Speaker, Anita Among, has renewed a call to the Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, to fast track the commencement of works on the 77 km Kampala-Jinja expressway.  “The loan...
  • Gov't presents Bills to merge its entities

    Government has introduced nine Bills before Parliament, aimed at legalising provisions to rationalise agencies in different sectors of the economy. The Bills will amend existing laws that establish...
  • UIA quizzed over mischarged expenditure

    The Public Accounts Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE), has tasked the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) to explain the unauthourised use of Shs55 million...
  • Tayebwa elected to Bureau of OACPS - EU Parliamentary Assembly

    LUANDA, ANGOLA - The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has been elected member of the Bureau to represent East Africa to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS...
  • Industrial parks require Shs160bn for direct access to electricity

    The Committee on Government Assurance and Implementation has called on the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to allocate a subsidy worth Shs160.34 billion to the Ministry of...
  • Nabbanja clarifies on Mulago kidney transplant charges

    Government has allowed only five kidney transplant procedures to be conducted at the Mulago National Referral Hospital, as the country concludes plans to operationalise the Organ Transplant facility...
  • Parliament rejects report on refugees’ status

    Parliament has rejected a Report from its Committee on Equal Opportunities recommending a review of the refugee policy to curtail their inflow to a sustainable level.   The committee’s Deputy...
  • Govt revisiting law to accommodate new administrative units

    Government is set to amend the Local Government Act Cap. 243 to streamline the provisions on the administration of local governments, the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja, has revealed. “The proposed...
  • Ugandans in diaspora to register for national identity cards

    Ugandans living in the diaspora will be able to register online for new or renewal of National Identity Cards (IDs), when the mass enrollment for the exercise commences in June this year, the...
  • Education Ministry on spot over curriculum transition

    A decision by government to maintain the current Advanced level (A’level) curriculum for learners who have pioneered the new competence based Ordinary Level (O-Levels) curriculum has received a...

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