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Salon Operators Petition Government Over Closure

Salon and Spa operators have requested the government to re-open their businesses, after four months of being closed, following the outbreak of the Covid-19...

Parliament Defers Creation of New Counties

The creation of 15 new counties hit a snag following protests by several legislators who accused the Minister of Local Government, Hon Raphael Magyezi...

MPs Oppose Re-opening of Schools

Members of Parliament have opposed the re-opening of schools for candidate classes citing ill-preparedness by government, schools and parents. President Yoweri Museveni in his recent...

Parliament Defers Debate on Alleged Torture of MP Francis Zaake

Parliament has deferred debate on the alleged torture of Mityana Municipality legislator, Hon. Francis Zaake, on consideration that it would be subjudice since the...

MPs Demand Apology from Govt Over Museveni Remarks

A section of MPs have asked Cabinet to apologise to Parliament over claims that President Museveni used one of his Covid19 addresses to undermine...

MPs Petition Court Over Parliament’s 10bn

Ntungamo Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) Gerald Karuhanga together with Jonathan Odur, the MP for Erute South have petitioned court seeking to stop the...

MPs Exempt Agricultural Inputs from Value Added Tax

 Parliament has widened tax exemptions to mechanized agricultural inputs, in a bid MPs said will give the sector the much needed post Covid-19 boost. The...

Parliament Scraps Tax on Processed Tobacco

Parliament has passed the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Bill, 2020 scrapping taxation on processed tobacco restricting it on the unprocessed leaf for export. The Chairperson of...

MPs Want Budget to Reflect Coronavirus Situation

Members of Parliament have asked the Executive to withdraw the already laid ministerial policy statements and have them reflect the current coronavirus situation and...

MPs Want Govt to Declare 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...
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High Court Halts Mbarara Boda Boda Elections

Mbarara High Court has temporarily halted the Mbarara City General Boda Boda Operators Association elections. It came after the Mbarara City Council Clerk, Asse...

MPs Irked by Delayed Works on Kampala-Jinja Highway

Delay of maintenance of the Kampala-Jinja highway has irked lawmakers, who have now questioned the competence of Energo Projekt, a company contracted by government...

We Won’t Allow People to ‘Poison’ Our Morals – Speaker Among on Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Speaker Anita Among has said government will not allow a small group of people to ‘poison our morals’. Speaking at celebrations to mark 121 years...

South Sudan: Kiir Directs Payment of Constituency Development Fund to Parliamentarians

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Monday directed the Ministry of Finance and Planning to pay the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). President Kiir made the...

Shock as Chimpanzee Snatches Baby from Woman, Kills Her

A two-month-old baby girl has died in Kagadi after being attacked by a chimpanzee. The deceased has been identified as Aroho Ahumuza, daughter of...