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  • Boat disaster: Gov’t sets Friday for national mourning

    Parliament has mourned victims of the Lake Victoria boat tragedy that claimed several lives, with government declaring Friday a day of national mourning. This came after Works and Transport Minister...
  • Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, says Parliament will amend the necessary laws in a bid to ensure safe transport on the lakes around the country.  She notes that many Ugandans who use water transport,...
  • LOP visits former DP President Ssemogerere

    The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Betty Aol Ocan, has visited the former Democratic Party (DP) President, Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere who was recently taken ill during a church service at Rubaga...
  • Resolve Acholi - Karimojong conflicts - Abim MPs

    Abim District Members of Parliament led by Hon. Janet Okori-moe Akech (NRM, Abim District) and Hon. Michael Ayepa (NRM, Labwor) have appealed to the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, to intervene in...
  • ‘Be strong on corruption’- Kadaga

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged legislators serving on accountability committees to be strong and confront persons wasting public funds.  Kadaga said that even when...
  • Gov’t to support Busoga Education Initiative

    The Ministry of Education and Sports is to support the Busoga Education Initiative, which aims at improving the education standards in the sub region. The revelation was made by the Minister of State...
  • Kadaga commends donors for training local leaders

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has commended donors for support towards training programmes for local leaders, which she said is key to good governance. Kadaga said the donors, including the Democratic...
  • Youth seek sustainable use of natural resources

    The youth are seeking government support for sustainable use of natural resources to curb effects of climate change. Bonita Murungi Arinaitwe, a student from Nabisunsa High School said that there is...
  • Parliament rejects zoning as it passes Sugar Bill

    Parliament has passed the Sugar Bill that seeks to regulate the industry and rejected a government proposal to provide operating zones for mills. In the Bill, government had proposed a zone of 25km...
  • Oulanyah receives Shs 10m for nodding disease

    Friends of the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, have contributed a total of Shs 10 million towards mothers of children affected by the nodding disease syndrome in Omoro district. Led by the...

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