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Gov’t to Restrict Political Party Activities Ahead of Primaries

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Prof Ephraim Kamuntu has tabled regulations that will restrict political party activities and propose unique methods for the election of party officials in light of the Covid19 pandemic. The Political Parties and Organisations (Conduct of Meetings and Elections) Regulations 2020 seeks to “enable a

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Museveni Orders Release Of People Arrested During COVID-19 Lockdown

President Museveni has ordered the release of over 4000 people who were arrested by police for flouting government’s COVID-19 guidelines. The President made these remarks while addressing the nation about the status of Covid-19 in the country yesterday June, 1 at Nakasero State House. “I have already talked the attorney General

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MPs Ask Gov’t to Fulfill Presidential Pledges

Legislators have asked government to expedite the fulfillment of presidential pledges particularly those made to sports personalities for their good performance at international meets. The MPs said that this would help improve their zeal and performance. The Shadow Minister of Sports, Hon. Allan Ssewanyana, who raised the issue said that President Museveni

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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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