News

  • House demands stringent action on lawless road users

    The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has tasked law enforcement bodies to bring errant drivers to book, in light of an incident in Kagadi district where a 25-year-old Magezi Tuhaise was knocked...
  • Parliament approves dissolving of National Records Agency

    The National Records and Archives Agency is poised to be dissolved and its functions transferred to the Ministry of Public Service following the passing of the National Records and Archives (...
  • MPs condole with Buganda Kingdom over the murder of clan head

    The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has asked government to expand the coverage and report on the operation of installed security cameras following the killing of the Ndiga (sheep) clan leader,...
  • Among dispatches Tayebwa to Lubowa hospital site after MPs denied access

    Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has condemned the blocking of the MPs led by Leader of the Opposition Hon Joel Ssenyonyi from visiting the Lubowa hospital construction site. Speaker Among has now...
  • Microfinance body protests merger

    The Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA), has protested the move by government to move it into the Ministry of Finance saying that its objectives and functions will not be effectively...
  • Population Council seeks to maintain roles after merger

    The National Population Council (NPC) has called for the maintenance of 14 of its functions when it is absorbed into the National Planning Authority (NPA), following the approval of the Bill that...
  • Speaker Among to address tea sector plight

    Speaker Anita Among has given Parliament’s assurances to the distraught tea sector, which is hurt by price drops and expensive inputs.  In a meeting with sector leaders from the Tea Farmers of...
  • Tayebwa encourages Anglican church on investment in education

    “Build big churches, but build bigger schools-when you build bigger schools, they will produce products that will build much bigger churches,” Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has encouraged the...
  • Focus on quality varsity courses and not numbers - Tayebwa

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has challenged the University of Kisubi (UniK) to focus on what he termed ‘anchor courses’ as its niche to stand out among the budding universities....
  • MPs’ Pension scheme to reduce investments in Kenya

    The Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) is considering a reduction of the scheme’s equity investments in Kenya in favour of Uganda’s market.  This was revealed by the scheme’s assets manager,...

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