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  • Parliament Week 2019 starts

    The Parliament Week 2019 has commenced with a charity walk aimed at raising funds for the construction of a centre for persons living with albinism. The charity walk was flagged off by the Deputy...
  • Public urged to participate in the Parliament Week

    The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has said that the upcoming Parliament Week will make the legislature more open and accessible to the public thereby enabling people to freely interact with their...
  • MPs divided over death penalty

    Legislators have disagreed on mandatory death penalty for murder but called for improved and thorough criminal investigations before a sentence is given. The MPs were debating the Law Revision (...
  • Central Bank flouted security rules on Bagyenda

    The Central Bank flouted its own security systems when the former Director for Supervision, Ms. Justine Bagyenda, was allowed in and out of the bank without being subjected to the laid down...
  • Independent MPs need more attention - Kadaga

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked Commonwealth Parliaments to pay attention to independent Members, who she said are laying increased claim for wider space in the multiparty arrangement. In a meeting...
  • Govt starts door-to-door cholera treatment

    Government has embarked on a door-to-door campaign to treat and curb the spread of cholera in various parts of Kampala, the State Minister for Health, Hon. Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu, has said. Dr....
  • Oulanyah calls for equity in public service

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said there is need for equitable employment in the public service to reflect all regions of the country. The Deputy Speaker cited a case of the...
  • Kadaga urges more Ugandans to embrace SACCOs

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga has urged more Ugandans to join savings and credit cooperative organizations (SACCOs) around the country and improve their livelihoods. Kadaga said that the cooperatives...
  • Over half of govt revenue to pay public debt

    Government will use over half of its revenue collections to pay back loans in the next two years. The loans were sourced from domestic and foreign lenders including banks and international financial...
  • Makerere staff petition Parliament

    Suspended staff of Makerere University have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, and asked the House to investigate a host of irregularities in the administration of the institution. The staff led...

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