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Mathias Mpuuga: I’m going to announce my next step

Former Leader of the Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has promised to announce the next step in his political journey in coming weeks. Mr Mpuuga is at crossroads with his National Unity Platform (NUP) party over receiving Shs500 million service award during his term of office as Leader of the Opposition. In an audio recording that has […]

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Ugandan MPs demand statement on Karuma Bridge

Hon. Jesca Ababiku (NRM, Adjumani District) speaking during the sitting of Parliament on Monday, May 6, 2024 Members of Parliament have asked government to provide the likely implications of restricted access to Karuma bridge, which has been found to be compromised. The bridge over River Nile, which connects the North and West Nile to the

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Uganda’s Parliament hails the Ex late Minister Joyce Mpanga

In a special sitting chaired by Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, on Tuesday 21 November 2023, MPs acknowledged Mpanga as the third girl to attain a university degree in East Africa, the first Ugandan woman to win a US Fulbright scholarship and the first female lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Makerere University. “These achievements

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Uganda’s Speaker Rt.Hon.Anita Among Annet now Nnalongo was received with alot of excitement by fellow MPs and Staff after bouncing back from her leave.

 Background: On October 23, 2023 2:30 PM, Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among gave birth to a healthy set of twins.The news was trumpeted on Monday morning by Deputy House Speaker Thomas Tayebwa. The tweet read: “With great Joy, I congratulate my brother Moses Magogo and my sister,the Rt. Hon Speaker

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Museveni orders reinstatement of Geraldine Ssali as Trade Ministry Accounting Officer

In her communication, Nakyobe makes reference to the president’s letter dated October 22 regarding the same matter. “This is to request you to immediately reinstate Ms Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa as the Accounting Officer for Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Cooperatives as per the president’s directive,” the letter reads in part. Ssali had earlier this month

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Kampala,Uganda:PAC calls for more judicial reforms to address case backlog

Hon. Fredrick Angura presents a report to a plenary sitting The Public Accounts Committee (Central Government) has called for more judicial reforms to ensure timely dispensation of justice.  The Committee in its report on the Auditor General’s report on the Justice, Law, and Order sector for the Financial Year 2021/2022, presented by Hon. Fredrick Angura

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President returns the Local Content Bill, again

President Yoweri Museveni has returned the National Local Content Bill, 2022 to Parliament for the second time asking the House to reconsider his earlier recommendations which he said have not been fully addressed. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa made the revelation as he chaired the House on  Tuesday, 15 August 2023. In his letter dated 01

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COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIR

Hon. Members, I also received Petitions from; i)The Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association regarding challenges affecting the efficiency and effectiveness of the sugar sector mainly arising from regulatory weaknesses on the part of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives; and ii)The National Association of Broadcasters regarding the government policy on business to private media houses.

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Mufti, Speaker Discuss Inclusivity and Support for Muslims

His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda, led a delegation of Muslim leaders on a courtesy visit to Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among, the Speaker of Parliament on Wednesday. The delegation comprised of Prof. Dr. Muhammadi Lubega Kisambira, the UMSC National Chairperson, Hon. Muhammad Ali Aluma, the UMSC Secretary General, and Hon.

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Speaker Among tasks government to operationalize newly passed Bills

Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament Rt.Hon. Anita Among Annet presiding over the house 18th July,2023. Photos by Eric Dominic Bukenya/Office Of the Speaker. Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has instructed the Executive to table attendant regulations to the Bills that have been passed and assented to in order to aid their enforcement. She revealed that

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