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  • World war ex-servicemen petition Speaker

    World war ex-servicemen have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over unpaid gratuity dating back to pre-independence days. The petitioners under the Uganda World War I and II Ex-...
  • MPs moot Bill to amend NSSF Act

    Members of Parliament plan to table a Bill to amend the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act of 1985 to allow workers’ access their savings before the age of 50. The Act currently provides that a...
  • Special hire drivers want leverage to compete with online taxis

    Special Hire Operators and Drivers Association of Uganda say financial support from the President’s Office towards their SACCO would boost their efforts to invest in new vehicles, which will improve...
  • Embattled Makerere staff call for Parliamentary probe

    A section of Makerere University staff are rooting for the constitution of a Parliament select committee to probe the academic institution. In a petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, suspended Makerere...
  • Cooperative Alliance calls on Speaker for support

    The Uganda Cooperative Alliance (UCA) has sought the support of the Speaker to boost productivity of cooperative unions in the Busoga region. The General Secretary UCA, Ivan Asiimwe, said many of the...
  • Parliament to investigate closure of Busoga University

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has committed to follow up on a petition by alumni and students from Busoga University, in a bid to expedite Government involvement in the academic growth...
  • Build on the merits of NRA liberation struggle – Oulanyah

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said Ugandans should not be misguided towards the destabilisation of the peace that the country is experiencing. He added that the country has...
  • Busoga schools improve in PLE performance

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has applauded the Busoga Education Initiative for spearheading the improvement of education in the region, which led to better performance as seen in the...
  • Speaker directs Tourism, Public Service on Abenakyo

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the ministries of Tourism and Public Service to present a proposal on how government will work with Miss World Africa, Ms.  Quiin Abenakyo, for...
  • Uganda-Rwanda diplomatic spat worries MPs

    The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has said government will report on the state of diplomatic relations with Rwanda, which is nose-diving, following the controversial deportation of two MTN...

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