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  • New traffic law allows accident victims medicare before payment

    Victims of road accidents will now have access to medical treatment at any health facility without making prior payments, in a bid MPs say is intended to save lives. If assented to by the President,...
  • Uganda, China travels to be minimized

    Uganda and China have issued guidelines to minimize travels to and from China as a means of preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The coronavirus has reportedly killed 106 people in China and...
  • Involve women in conflict resolution – Kadaga

    With the acknowledgment of the key role women play in averting conflicts in their societies, the Speaker of the Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called for the inclusion of women in active conflict...
  • Cabinet sets up committee on UPDF Fisheries Unit

    Cabinet has considered a Parliamentary resolution to suspend army operations on major water bodies and established a committee to investigate complaints of brutality by the forces. The Cabinet...
  • Budget Committee tasked to expedite work on NBFP

    Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, has given the Budget Committee of Parliament up to Friday, 31 February 2020 to present its report on the Budget Framework Paper for consideration and approval. Oulanyah...
  • Parliament honours investor Amina Hersi

    Parliament has paid tribute to Amina Hersi Morghe, a Kenyan business woman who has invested heavily in Uganda. The parliamentary mention follows her recent receipt of an award, ‘Entrepreneur of the...
  • MPs reject proposed cuts on 2021 election budget

    Legislators have rejected a proposal by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to cut the Electoral Commission’s (EC) budget for the 2021 general elections. The Minister of...
  • Oulanyah dispels ill-health rumors

    Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah has dismissed reports that circulated on social media in December 2019 claiming he was battling an illness out of the country. “I am well as you can see; I have not...
  • FIFA Secretary General calls for amendment of sports law

    The Secretary General of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Fatma Samoura has called on Parliament to harmonise the country’s sports laws with the  international...
  • Lakwena victims demand Shs 11.6 billion in compensation

    Victims and survivors of the Alice Lakwena insurgency have demanded that government fulfills its pledge and pay them Shs11.6 billion for their contribution in ending the fighting in eastern Uganda....

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