News

  • Expedite Bill on Parliamentary Commission-Speaker

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called for the expeditious handling of the Administration of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that provides for election of the Leader of the Opposition...
  • Buganda wants equality for landlords and tenants

    Buganda Kingdom has described the Landlord and Tenant Bill, 2018, as ‘unfair to landlords’ giving too much favour to tenants. Namulondo Investments Limited, an arm of Buganda Kingdom in charge of...
  • Businessmen in South Sudan petition Parliament

    Ugandan business men formerly trading in South Sudan have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament on the loss of business and finances due to the impounded merchandise in the country. The petitioners...
  • Archbishop Odama calls for reconciliation during Lent

    The Archbishop of Gulu, John Baptist Odama has called on christians to repent and reconcile with God, with self and with the environment during Lent. Archbishop Odama made the call while leading Mass...
  • UCC clarifies on MTN license renewal fees

    The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) reduced license renewal fees for telecom companies following a market survey and regional comparisons. UCC Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi told MPs on...
  • Tap into Busoga mineral wealth, says Speaker

    Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has commended the progress being made by the Busoga Consortium in lobbying for the growth of the region and tasked the group to do more in promoting mineral...
  • Govt fails to explain Soroti fruit factory problem

    A fruit factory set up in Soroti from a Shs48 billion Korean grant has failed to make juice under unclear circumstances, three years from its completion and expected commencement. The factory was...
  • MPs criticise army, Agriculture Ministry over fishermen mistreatment

    A report from the Committee on Agriculture today praised the Fisheries Protection Force (FPF) for rejuvenating the fish stock in the country, but quickly condemned its alleged brutal handling of...
  • Mityana leaders petition Parliament over electricity

    Local Council chairpersons from Mityana municipality have petitioned Parliament over lack of electricity in their area. The Chairpersons who were led by their parliamentary representative, Hon....
  • Pan African Parliament hails Uganda on refugees

    The Pan African Parliament has commended Uganda for its progressive policies in the management of refugees. Uganda’s open door policy to asylum seekers was lauded as one of the most generous in the...

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