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  • MPs call for punitive measures against sex offenders

    Members of Parliament call for punitive measures against sex offenders in a bid to check the e increasing sex crimes in the country. The MPs say that with the Sexual Offences Bill, stringent measures...
  • KACITA supports landlord and tenant law

    Kampala city traders have assured Parliament that the proposed Landlordand Tenant Bill, 2018 will cure disputes between owners and tenants in the city. Traders under their umbrella body,  Kampala...
  • Leader of the Opposition camps in Northern Uganda

    The Leader of the Opposition, Hon Betty Aol Ochan is in Northern Uganda on a weeklong tour that will see her visit schools and hold meetings with local leaders in the region. Aol Ochan is leading a...
  • Minister clarifies “Miss Curvy” statement

    The Minister of State for Tourism, Hon Godfrey Kiwanda has refuted media reports that he is promoting a campaign aimed at using curvy women as a tourist attraction. In his statement during on...
  • Rehabilitate former war abductees – MPs ask Gov’t

    Legislators have appealed to government to develop a specific programme to rehabilitate and support former war abductees in war affected areas around the country. This arose during debate on a motion...
  • Nandala Mafabi returns to PAC

    Hon. Nathan Nandala Mafabi has today assumed leadership of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) – Central Government, one of the four accountability committees in Parliament. Nandala Mafabi (FDC,...
  • Speaker secures South Korea scholarships for Ugandan students

    A meeting between Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Chairman of the South Korea-based Sun Moon University, Mr Hwang Sun-Jo, has fruited into fully paid scholarships for Ugandan students. Following the...
  • The Landlord and Tenant bill is biased- MPs

    The Landlord and Tenant Bill 2018 largely favours tenants against landlords, Members of Parliament on the Physical Infrastructure Committee have observed. The MPs, who met the Minister of State for...
  • Government on high Ebola alert

    The State Minister for Health(General Duties), Hon. Sarah Opendi has assured Members of Parliament that Uganda is still on  high alert especially at the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (...
  • MPs disagree on Shs1.3 trillion hospital loan

    Members of Parliament have voiced strong opposition to a proposal by government to loan a private company shs1.3 trillion (USD379.7m) to finance the construction of a specialised hospital in Lubowa,...

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