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Financing of New Cities Deferred

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Parliament has rejected a move by Finance State Minister, David Bahati, to provide finances for running newly approved cities in the country through a...

MPs Approve Shs868b Loan for Countryside Roads

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A $235.4 million loan, which translates to about Shs868b has been approved by Parliament for the construction of a host of roads. The roads are...

MPs Drop A-Level Education Requirements for Local Leaders

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Parliament has passed the Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2019 dropping the education qualification of Advanced Level requirement for persons seeking to contest for the...

MPs Create 5 Parliament Seats for Elderly

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MPs have created five Parliamentary seats for elderly persons, one of which has been ring-fenced for women. Every region including Central, Eastern, Northern and Western...

Parliament Approves 46 New Counties

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Parliament has amidst protest from Opposition MPs, passed a motion providing for the creation of 46 new counties, bringing the total number of constituencies...

MPs Demand Relief Food for Border Districts

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Members of Parliament from the border districts have asked the government to provide an alternative source of livelihood if it plans to keep the...

Kiryandongo Woman MP Hellen Kahunde Reportedly Tests Positive for Covid-19

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Kiryadongo district Woman Member of parliament Hellen Kahunde has reportedly tested positive for Covid19. The MP is said to be currently admitted at Mulago...

Taxi Operators Petition Kadaga Over Mistreatment

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Taxi operators under the Kamuli Taxi Drivers Association have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over unfair treatment by Kampala Capital City Authority...

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Halt Plans to Evict People From Apaa

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The Select Committee of Parliament has asked Government to stay plans to relocate or evict people from Apaa. The Committee established last year has also...

Parliament Holds Prayers for 5th Session

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Legislators have held inter-denominational prayers to mark the commencement of the 5th and last session of the 10th Parliament. The Inter-Religious prayers presided over by...
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South Sudan: NSS to Train Officers on Human Rights

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The spokesperson of the National Security Service said the institution is wielding efforts to train and reform its officers on human right laws. David John...

Police Marksmen Present 2022 Inter Forces Games Awards to AIGP Byakagaba

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Uganda Police Force team that clinched the shooting range event at the 2022 Inter Forces Games has presented the awards to the Director Counter...

South Sudan: Top SSPDF Brigadier, 30 Others Defect to NAS Rebels

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A top South Sudanese military (SSPDF) officer and 30 others defected to the National Salvation Front (NAS) on Thursday last week, a spokesperson for...

Deputy Speaker Tayebwa Implores Ugandans On a Culture of Hard Work

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The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has urged Ugandans to work diligently and avoid unscrupulous gains. Tayebwa, who was speaking at a fundraising dinner...

Al-Shabab Co-Founder Killed in Somalia Strike

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The Somali government has announced that a co-founder and senior al-Shabab militant, Abdullahi Nadir, was killed on Saturday in the southern Middle Jubba region. The...