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  • MPs fail to convince EC to re-open voter update

    Legislators have failed to convince the Electoral Commission to re-open voter registration to include persons turning 18 before the general election next year. A meeting called by the House Committee...
  • Anti-Slavery Bill divides stakeholders

    Stakeholders attending a workshop on the Anti-slavery Bill, 2019 were divided on the object of the bill which seeks to make provisions for the prohibition of slavery, servitude and forced or...
  • Parliament Committee to audit toilets of detention facilities

    The committee on Defence and Internal Affairs will carry out  an audit on all detention centres and police stations to ascertain the state of sanitation facilities. The directive by the Speaker...
  • MPs grill KCCA over double payment

    The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka has admitted that the Authority wrongfully made contributions to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) for some top...
  • FDC calls for independent selection of Election Commission

    Opposition Party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) wants a panel to select officials to serve in the Electoral Commission (EC) established. The party President, Patrick Amuriat Oboi who was flanked...
  • Parliament suspends travel over coronavirus

    Parliament has suspended all foreign travels for legislators and staff to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said. The virus, which has disrupted virtually all...
  • MPs want voter update re-opened

    Legislators have demanded that the Electoral Commission re-opens registration of voters in order to accommodate persons turning 18 before the general election next year. The members debating a...
  • Trade Ministry on the spot over arrest of jaggery operators

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister for Trade Industry and Cooperatives to present a report on the fate of manufacturers of jaggery in Uganda, a by-product of sugarcane. In her...
  • Speaker Kadaga supports manufacture of sanitizer for Coronavirus

    The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said that an American scientist has donated a patent to Uganda for the manufacture of a sanitiser that instantly kills the coronavirus. The Speaker who chaired the...
  • Cabinet meeting to focus on coronavirus

    The Ministry of Health will present an official status statement to Parliament on the impact of the Coronavirus after a cabinet meeting whose main agenda will be on the pandemic. The Minister for...

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