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  • MPs demand relief food for border districts

    Members of Parliament from the border districts have asked Government to provide an alternative source of livelihood if it plans to keep the 42 districts under lockdown. MPs said they were...
  • MPs want waivers for women and youth beneficiaries of Govt funding

    Members of Parliament have called on Government to give more time to women beneficiaries of the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Fund (UWEP) to repay their loans. The members said that most...
  • Govt issues guidelines for resumption of boda boda operations

    The State Minister for Works and Transport, Hon. Joy Kabatsi, has informed Parliament of the guidelines that boda boda riders and passengers should follow before they are allowed to operate. Kabatsi...
  • Health ministry to table Covid-19 report next week

    Parliament has given the Minister for Health up to Tuesday, 28 July 2020 to present statements on the evaluation of government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and on the extension of the...
  • Kadaga warns over COVID-19 laxity

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has cautioned residents of Kamuli district against relaxing on the public health preventive measures of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, saying they are...
  • Legislators demand opening of boda boda operations

    Parliament has opposed the prolonged reluctance by the government to fully open up the motorcycle taxi business (boda boda) country wide. As part of the measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19,...
  • Parliament urges Gov’t to construct another sugar factory in Busoga

    Legislators have called on government to expedite the construction of a sugar factory in the Busoga region to avoid a repeat of the current ban by on export of sugarcane by the Kenyan government. The...
  • Parliament to screen MPs and Staff for Covid-19

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has revealed that Parliament will begin mass screening for coronavirus for Members of Parliament and staff on Thursday, 16 July 2020. “Some time back Members...
  • Government tables Bill to reform 1993 UNEB Act

    A bill aimed at reforming the Uganda National Examinations Board to enable it regulate and oversee the national examinations has been presented before Parliament. The Uganda National Examinations...
  • Ministers summoned for flouting COVID-19 SOPs

    The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministers for Health and Kampala respectively to make statements to the House on allegations that they did not adhere to the standard operating procedures...

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