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Opposition launches campaign against constitutional amendment of Article 26

Opposition launches campaign against constitutional amendment of Article 26

Opposition Members in Parliament this weekend launched a countrywide campaign against the proposed constitutional amendment of Article 26 starting with Masaka district. The amendment intends to give government the mandate to compulsory acquisition of private land for government development purposes. The Leader of Opposition in Parliament and also Kasese District Woman MP, Winnie Kiiza, says […]

Drought causes water scarcity in parts of Mityana district

Drought causes water scarcity in parts of Mityana district

Government has pledged to increase water provision in Mityana following the drying up of most of the water sources in many Sub Counties of Mityana district. This after the Member of Parliament for Mityana district, Judith Nabakoba, decried water scarcity in the district which has worsened for the last one week while at the floor […]

MP granted leave to prepare a bill on the prevention of human sacrifice

MP granted leave to prepare a bill on the prevention of human sacrifice

Parliament has granted leave to the Member of Parliament for Ayivu County, Bernard Atiku, who intends to introduce a private member’s bill for an Act entitled; “The prevention and prohibition of human sacrifice and harmful practices bill 2017”. Atiku’s  motion seeking leave was seconded by the Woman Member of Parliament for Kumi district who is […]

Ugandan female MPs are battered by the husbands, says Hajat Syda Bumba

Ugandan female MPs are battered by the husbands, says Hajat Syda Bumba

The Member of Parliament for Nakaseke County North, Hajat Syda Bumba, recently stunned fellow MPs when she told the house that there are a number female MPs being buttered by their husbands over their failure to surrender their monthly earnings. Bumba made this revelation while contributing to a debate that urged government to come up […]

Parliament passes a motion to protect girls against sexual violence

Parliament passes a motion to protect girls against sexual violence

Parliament passes a motion urging Government to develop stringent enforcement measures to protecting girls and women against escalating acts of sexual violence in the country. The motion was moved by Luwero Woman MP, Eng. Lillian Nakate, pities teachers and stepfathers as the most abusers of girl children through defilement and rape. Nakate in her motion also […]

Parkyard traders petition Parliament over M7’s 2 billion pledge

Parkyard traders petition Parliament over M7’s 2 billion pledge

PARKYARD traders under their umbrella association, New Agenda Traders Development Association Parkyard have petitioned Parliament seeking assistance to help them acquire the two billion shillings that was promised to them by President Museveni when their market caught fire. The traders led by their Chairperson, Kassim Sebadduka and Secretary General Muhammed Musisi while presenting their petition […]

MPs call for an audit of the KCCA E-city system

MPs call for an audit of the KCCA E-city system

MPs have called for a value for money audit of the e-city system employed by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). The city authority contracted a foreign company TUCKSEE to provide the e-city system for 2.7m dollars.The system is employed to electronically account and manage city revenues. The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises […]

Anite says investment brokers want to bribe her

Anite says investment brokers want to bribe her

The Minister of State for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite, has revealed that investment brokers are approaching her almost on daily basis to bribe her not to expose investors to information that they are entitled to free land. She disclosed this while appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Finance to defend the investment code bill […]

Rampant killings in the country worries MPs, security ministers summoned

Rampant killings in the country worries MPs, security ministers summoned

Parliament has directed the Ministers of Security and Internal Affairs to explain the ongoing killings of people and brief the country under what circumstances police is shooting live bullets to the people. The matter was raised before Parliament by the Member of Parliament for Nansana Municipality, Wayima Nsereko and Rubaga North MP, Moses Kasibante in […]

State prosecutors make u-turn on strike

State prosecutors make u-turn on strike

State prosecutors have resolved to suspend their sit down strike for a period of 90 days, to allow government deliver on its promises. Under their body Uganda Association of Prosecutors, the lawyers laid down their tools last week until government improves their salaries. It’s against this background that Government promised to increase their pay with […]

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