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  • MPs approve increased funding to referral hospitals

    Legislators have approved recommendations for additional budgetary allocations to hospitals recently upgraded to National and Regional Referral hospitals in the 2019/2020 Financial year.   Mulago...
  • Busoga Kingdom petitions Parliament over sugar bill

    Busoga Kingdom has petitioned Parliament protesting the proposal to re-introduce zoning of sugar millers. The Sugar Bill that Parliament passed in November last year sought to provide for the...
  • Speaker Kadaga launches CPC Website

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference official website detailing information about the upcoming event to be held in Kampala, Uganda. The...
  • Improve policies to increase jobs

    Uganda will mark the International Labour Day with a call on government, investors and stakeholders to redesign and review their policies, laws and strategies with a view of increasing job...
  • Parliament passes loan for CCTV network expansion

    Parliament has approved a government request to borrow US$104 million from Standard Chartered Bank to finance the national CCTV network expansion project. The Minister of State for Finance (Planning...
  • House approves Shs18.5billion to revamp national broadcaster

    Parliament has approved a recommendation to provide up to Shs 18.5 billion to complete the revamping of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) and enable it fulfil its mandate as the national...
  • Oulanyah pledges to support former high school

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has pledged to lobby government to revamp Kololo Secondary School, which he attended for his advanced level in the 1980s. Oulanyah made the pledge...
  • Parliament okays Shs4.7 trillion security budget

    A total of Shs4.7 trillion will be drawn from the National Budget to finance national security in the financial year 2019/2020. The amount is contained in the recommendations from the Committee on...
  • MPs want detention of Kyagulanyi clarified

    Kyaddondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi, should be arraigned in court and not detained in his home if he has committed crimes, the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has said. Oulanyah, who was presiding...
  • Kadaga mourns Kamuli, Buyende deaths

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has sympathized with the families that lost lives during Monday’s fierce hailstorm in Kamuli and Buyende, and appealed to local leaders to spearhead...

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