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  • Minister seeks powers to regulate ban on plastics

    The State Minister of Environment, Hon. Mary Goretti Kitutu Kimono, has asked Parliament to give the Ministry powers to regulate the ban of plastics. This follows a recommendation from the report of...
  • Ministry of Health dispels Ebola outbreak reports

    The Ministry of Health says that Uganda is on an Ebola alert following an outbreak of the disease in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Ministry also allayed fears that there is...
  • Ngora fruit farmers petition Parliament

    The orange and citrus fruit farmers in Ngora district have petitioned Parliament seeking compensation following the massive losses incurred in the recent season. The petition was presented by Hon....
  • South Africa MPs benchmark Parliament’s Budget Office

    A delegation of 15 legislators and staff of Parliament from the Gauteng Provincial Legislature of South Africa are in Uganda to benchmark best practices from the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO)....
  • Parliament mourns Rakai school fire victims

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has called for speedy investigations into the fire in which nine students were burnt to death at St Bernard’s Secondary School in Mannya, Rakai. “We condole with the families...
  • MPs demand assets inventory of defunct Teffe Bank

    Members of Parliament have tasked Bank of Uganda (BoU) to provide an assets inventory of the defunct Teffe Trust Bank. Teffe Trust Bank was closed in 1993 over insider lending and accumulation of bad...
  • Kadaga launches Shs161.5b Busoga livestock project

    Government has committed to finance a US$42.3m (Shs161.5b) Busoga livestock project, which is set to turn around farmers' fortunes by increasing household income and ensuring food security. The five-...
  • Kadaga tips on entrepreneurship

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, has commended youth entrepreneurs for their innovations and efforts geared at solving the burden of unemployment. Kadaga said that in support of such novel ideas, the...
  • Uganda set to host Commonwealth Conference

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has presented a report on the status of preparedness of Uganda to host the September 2019 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Kadaga presented the...
  • Bill to establish autonomous Institute of Parliamentary Studies mooted

    Parliamentary Commissioner and Dokolo Woman MP, Hon. Cecilia Ogwal, has been granted leave by Parliament to introduce a Private Member’s Bill establishing the Institute of Parliamentary Studies as a...

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