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  • Parliament wants pyramid schemes banned

    Legislators have unanimously condemned fraudulent investment firms commonly known as Ponzi or Pyramid schemes, which promise high returns with little or no investment. A motion moved by Hon Mwine...
  • Where are PRDP, NUSAF funds? Asks Oulanyah

    The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has raised concerns about the usage of the Peace, Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) and Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) monies, which are allocated...
  • Oulanyah chastises Committees on House business

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has blamed the poor performance of Parliament on House committees taking longer than the prescribed 45 days. In his communication to legislators on...
  • Women want increased inclusion in leadership, work

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called on organizations advancing women empowerment in Uganda, to change the scope of outreach to their intended beneficiaries so as to effectively...
  • Parliament approves GMO Bill

    Parliament has finally passed a Bill intended to provide a regulatory framework that facilitates the safe development and application of biotechnology in Uganda. The Bill, formerly called the...
  • CCTV footage shows Bagyenda carrying key documents - COSASE

    The former Central Bank Executive Director Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda, picked bags containing what is believed to be missing crucial documents required by Parliament’s Committee on Commissions...
  • Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

    School administrators in Lira have blamed access and exposure to pornographic materials for the rise in cases of sexual harassment and violence. The administrators of Lira Central Primary School told...
  • Boat disaster: Gov’t sets Friday for national mourning

    Parliament has mourned victims of the Lake Victoria boat tragedy that claimed several lives, with government declaring Friday a day of national mourning. This came after Works and Transport Minister...
  • Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, says Parliament will amend the necessary laws in a bid to ensure safe transport on the lakes around the country.  She notes that many Ugandans who use water transport,...
  • LOP visits former DP President Ssemogerere

    The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Betty Aol Ocan, has visited the former Democratic Party (DP) President, Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere who was recently taken ill during a church service at Rubaga...

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