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  • Safe Houses: MPs now move to censure Gen Tumwiine

    A process to censure Security Minister, Gen Elly Tumwine over alleged operation of ‘safe houses’ has been triggered by Parliament. Shadow Internal Affairs Minister, Hon Muwanga Kivumbi amended a...
  • National Accreditation Body to cut service costs

    Uganda will save money on accreditation of goods, services and facilities provided within the country as well as exported, with the establishment of the Uganda National Accreditation Services (UGANAS...
  • MPs halt implementation of new school curriculum

    Parliament has rejected a proposal by the Ministry of Education and Sports to implement a new lower secondary school curriculum citing failure to consult and train teachers in time. This followed a...
  • New law to reduce labour disputes backlog

    Legislators on the Parliamentary Committee of Gender, Labour and Social Development, want the proposed Labor Disputes (Arbitration and Settlement Amendment) Bill to empower employers and labour...
  • MPs criticize gov’t on pyramid schemes, cryptocurrency

    Legislators have attributed the increase in fraud on the mushrooming ponzi and pyramid schemes, and the rise in cryptocurrency. This was after the State Minister of Finance, Hon David Bahati told...
  • Kadaga donates shs20m for construction of St Katherine’s dormitory

    Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has handed over Shs20 million to St. Katherine Old Girls Association (SCOGA) for the construction of a girls’ dormitory at the school based in Lira district. The...
  • Gov’t releases Shs15 billion to fight locusts

    A Shs15 billion budget has been set aside as contingency to fight the spread of locusts, Accountant General Lawrence Semakula has said. Appearing before the Committee on Public Accounts-Central...
  • ‘Fast track implementation of copy right law’

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga wants government to implement the copyright law to benefit musicians who she says do not substantially benefit from their work. Kadaga, who was meeting Uganda’s international...
  • Speaker pledges support to Iganga Sacco

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga says government is committed to supporting organized cooperative societies around the country. While meeting a delegation of members from the Bukhoyo Parish Bodaboda...
  • Kadaga commits to supporting education in Busoga

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has pledged to continue fighting for education of the girl child in Busoga. Kadaga said that it is important that education in Busoga is given a boost to...

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