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  • Parliament moves to protect ethnic minorities

    Legislators have passed a motion that recognises  ethnic minorities and called for specific laws to that protect themThe motion that was moved by Hon Hellen Asamo(PWDS, Easterm) also calls for...
  • Shs500 billion in taxes for investors written off

    Parliament has written off taxes meant to be paid by selected investors to the tune of over shs500 billion. This was contained in the Tax Procedures Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019, whose object was “…to...
  • Tough penalties for vandalism of road signs

    The Minister of State for Works, Gen Katumba Wamala has revealed that those found vandalizing road infrastructure will face tough penalties after the passing of the Roads Bill, 2018. Katumba Wamala...
  • Make Parliament libraries accessible – Kadaga

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga has called for easy access of parliamentary library services to the public through online mediaKadaga said that that the public needs to have adequate knowledge on the...
  • MPs reject proposal to tax loss reporting companies

    A proposal to tax companies reporting losses after a period of seven years has been rejected by Parliament. The proposal was contained in clause 6 of the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill passed on Tuesday...
  • African MPs call for more openness

    African legislators have called for more transparency from the Bureau, the body charged with administration of the Pan African Parliament, following reports of corruption and embarrassing situations...
  • Kadaga concerned about implementation of Parliament Resolutions

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga is concerned about the delayed implementation of recommendations of  Parliament after  investigation into corruption cases. Kadaga said this at a dinner in...
  • Museveni, Oulanyah in renewed efforts against corruption

    President Yoweri Museveni has defended the creation of the State House Anti-Corruption unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema, saying the Inspectorate of Government is infiltrated by corrupt elements....
  • Kakooza joins Pan African African Parliament

    Kabula County MP, James Kakooza, has taken oath as the new Uganda’s representative at the Pan African Parliament. Kakooza replaces Hon. Babirye Kadogo (Ind., Buyende district), following an earlier...
  • South Sudan starts verification of Uganda traders

    The Government of South Sudan has established a committee to verify the Ugandan traders claiming compensation for supplying goods to South Sudan before and after the 2013 civil war.  This was...

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