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  • There will be no utilities for free, says Rugunda

    Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has told Parliament that utility companies will still charge for services, except that service providers should exercise restraint in and consider grace periods for...
  • MPs call for declaration of state of emergency

    Members of Parliament have urged the executive to declare a state of emergency in the face of the current COVID-19 crisis. This call followed presentation of four statutory instruments that legalise...
  • Gov’t to start food distribution

    The Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that food relief distribution will start on Saturday, 04 April 2020 in Kampala and Wakiso districts. Rugunda who was presenting an update on...
  • Finance Minister tables Shs29 trillion 2020/2021 budget estimates

    The Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has, on behalf of President Museveni, tabled the 2020/2021 budget estimates, with Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs taking the lead at over Shs4.3 trillion....
  • Minister Opendi denies ‘smuggling’ husband out of quarantine

    The Minister of State for Minerals, Hon Sarah Opendi has dismissed allegations that she forcibly took her husband out of institutional quarantine in Entebbe. Opendi said she did not defy presidential...
  • Covid19: MPs call for economic stimulus

    A section of MPs has called for a stimulus to cushion the economy against the effects of Covid19. The stimulus, MPs led by Kampala Central’s Muhammad Nsereko said, would include the stay of all loan...
  • Budget process necessitates Parliament sittings

    The need to process the budget has necessitated Parliament to continue holding its sittings in the prevailing COVID-19 situation. Addressing the media on why Parliament continued operating despite...
  • Gov’t to set up quarantine centres in schools

    The Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Hon Matia Kasaija has revealed that government is in the final stages of setting up some schools in Entebbe as quarantine centres. Kasaija...
  • Parliament staff to work in turns

     The Parliamentary Commission has downsized the number of staff who will report to work in a bid to decongest the building in the wake COVID-19. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga told a plenary sitting on...
  • Three MPs to be quarantined

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed that three MPs and two staff who returned from Dubai, UAE be quarantined to avoid the spread of the coronavirus to their colleagues and their...

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