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MPS Pin Internal Affairs Minister Over Delayed Trials

The Shadow Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon Muwanga Kivumbi has accused his opposite in government, Hon. Obiga Mario Kania of reluctance and inefficiency by the Uganda Police to investigate high profile criminal cases. Kivumbi, who is also the Butambala MP, highlighted several murder cases where suspects have not been committed to

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MP Zaake to Face Disciplinary Committee for Insulting Prof Nawangwe

Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake is to face the Parliament’s Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline over accusations that he insulted Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. Zaake allegedly behaved inappropriately towards Nawangwe when the latter appeared the Committee on Education and Sports on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 to explain on

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Rwampara MP Checked into Intensive Care Unit After Car Accident

Charles Ngabirano, the Member of Parliament for Rwampara has been involved in road accident on Mbarara-Kabale Road and admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.  The accident happened on Thursday according to Stephen Bebuuze, his assistant. The accident happened at around 10.30 am few kilometers away from Mbarara town. Reports suggest that he has

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MP Beatrice Anywar Seeks Shs 14m for Treatment in India

Doctors have referred Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar to India for further treatment about a month since she was involved in an accident at Patiko in Lamwo district. MP Anywar has been receiving treatment at Case Clinic in Kampala but doctors have recommended that the specialised medics in India

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Govt: Uganda Is Not About To Quit ICC

Attorney General William Byaruhanga on Tuesday presented a statement on the position of Uganda regarding the International Criminal Court (ICC) following the stinging criticism of the court by Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni and others top officials like deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah. During his inaguarual speech as he swore in for his

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MPs Demand VIP Security

The Leader of Op­po­si­tion in Par­lia­ment and Kasese Woman MP Win­nie Ki­iza has reminded gov­ern­ment of its promise to tighten the security of the legislators following the murder, last month in Kulambiro-Kisaasi, Kampala, of hitherto Uganda Police publicist AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard. During Parliamentary plenary on

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Parliament Approves Shs 28tn Budget

Uganda’s Parliament has approved the 2017/​2018 fi­nan­cial year budget totalling to Shs  28.9 tn. On Tuesday, State Min­is­ter of Fi­nance, David Ba­hati, had earlier pre­sented the estimates and moved a mo­tion to have the budget considered. The approved figure indicates an increment of about Shs 3tn from Shs 26tn in the current

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Besigye: Scrapping Presidential Age Limit will Sink Museveni Gov’t

Uganda’s four-time presidential candidate has warned Parliament againsts scraping the presidential age limit to allow three-decade leader Yoweri Museveni eligible for reelection in 2021, terming such an attempt as treasonous. Museveni, 72, will need the help of parliament if he is to extend his rule since the constitution bars anyone above

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