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  • ‘Qualicel ownership to be determined by court’

    The Deputy Attorney General, Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana, has told Parliament that Drake Lubega and Mansoor Matovu are in current possession of the Qualicel Building and Buganda Bus Park pending...
  • Minister clarifies delay in issuance of passports

    The Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Hon. Obiga Kania, has refuted claims that government has failed to issue passports to applicants and attributed the delays to increased demand for the...
  • Parliament faults Ministries on policy statements

    The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has faulted nine government ministries for failure to submit policy statements with all the requirements. Oulanyah said that the ministries were supposed to submit...
  • Buhweju leaders seek Oulanyah’s help on maternal health

    Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has been asked to lend a hand in helping Buhweju district residents, who they say are living in difficulty due to maternal health woes. At a function to belatedly...
  • Attend council meetings, MPs told

    Members of Parliament have been asked to attend local council meetings frequently in their respective constituencies. Christopher Sande, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Rukungiri District said...
  • Local governments rap gov’t over decentralization

    Local government leaders want Parliament to urge the government to allow them exercise their powers under decentralisation as stipulated in the Local Governments’ Act. In a presentation on challenges...
  • ’Establish National Airlines through an Act’

    Legislators have resolved that Uganda National Airlines Company Limited should be established through an Act of Parliament.   The lawmakers also recommended that the ground handling services at...
  • MPs urge gov’t to curb fuel siphoning

    Members of Parliament have asked government to crack down on persons who siphon fuel from fuel tankers in transit. Hon. Robina Rwakoojo (NRM, Gomba West) raised the matter during a House sitting on...
  • MPs call for increased funding for kidney disease care

    Legislators have passed a motion urging government to deliver quality, affordable and sustainable kidney disease care in Uganda. The motion, which also urges government to commemorate the World...
  • Vet Traders’ documentation before payment - Attorney General

    The Attorney General, Hon. William Byaruhanga, has said the traders who are seeking compensation for losses made in South Sudan should be authenticated before payments are effected. Byaruhanga said...

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