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  • Parliament elects Uganda’s representatives to EALA

    Parliament has elected Uganda’s representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly, retaining six incumbents, all belonging to the ruling party, NRM, which boasts of a majority in the House....
  • House sets tough penalties for human organ trade

    Parliament has passed the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Transplant Bill 2022 setting tough penalties for dealing in human organs for commercial purposes. The Uganda Human Organ Donation and...
  • MPs reject President’s proposal on preventing illegal fishing

    Lawmakers have rejected a proposal by President Museveni to include the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) in the Fisheries and Monitoring Unit, under the Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill, 2021 to...
  • Parliament calls for more funding for Makerere University

    Members of Parliament have called for more financial support for Makerere University to further development towards research and academic excellence. Parliament adopted a motion for a resolution to...
  • Tayebwa summons Premier, Ministers over human rights violations

    The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Thomas Tayebwa, has summoned the Prime Minister and party leaders in the House to discuss and try to resolve the unending allegations of human rights violations in the...
  • Increase funding for mental health services, MPs urge gov’t

    MPs have adopted a motion, urging government to increase funding for mental and psychiatric care services in the country.  The motion, which also called for prioritisation and improvement of mental...
  • Traders petition Parliament over cost of doing business

    Traders under the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) have petitioned the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, on the high costs of doing business and prayed that government stops...
  • Govt to release Shs30 billion for coffee, tea seedlings

    Government has agreed to release Shs30 billion towards the supply of seedlings to coffee and tea farmers, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Matia Kasaija, has said. “We shall release the money to Uganda...
  • Power Outages in West Nile Irk MPs

    Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (Central) are irked by the power outages in West Nile that have adversely affected the smooth running of Muni University in Arua City. ...
  • Govt to regulate district, city property sharing

    The Ministry of Local Government is finalizing the preparation of regulations to facilitate sharing of property between new cities and districts from which the cities were created. The regulations...

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