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MP calls for enactment of the Investment Code Bill 2017

MP calls for enactment of the Investment Code Bill 2017

The Member of Parliament for Bulamogi County in Kaliro district, Kenneth Lubogo, has called for speedy enactment of the Investment Code Bill 2017 which is still lying in Parliament into law to deal with fake investors taking up small businesses for low income earners. Lubogo who was the former chairperson of the Trade committee  said […]

Katikiro Mayiga warns government against tampering with land

Katikiro Mayiga warns government against tampering with land

The Katikiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has warned government on the proposed land amendment bill that seeks to give government powers for compulsory acquisition of people’s land saying it will lead to discontent. Last week government tabled a constitutional amendment bill seeking to amend article 26 sub section 2 of the constitution saying that […]

Police investigates Kyandondo by-election torture claims

Police investigates Kyandondo by-election torture claims

The Police Professional Standards Unit working with Kasangati police division is set to commence through investigations into inhumane handling of one of voters during the recent Kyadondo by-election. On June 29th several police officers were captured by local media beating and inhumanely arresting one Patrick Sunday which reportedly tantamounted to torture. Speaking to media on […]

MP calls for action against hippos attacking people in western Uganda

MP calls for action against hippos attacking people in western Uganda

Following several Hippo attacks to the people of Rubirizi district,the area MP Grace Kesande Bataringaya, has asked government to allow people there to defend themselves against the stray wild animals. Kesande says several people have been killed and others injured by the hippos but government has not come to their rescue, also making students to […]

Workers MP in a move to revitalise worker’s unions

Workers MP in a move to  revitalise  worker’s unions

WORKERS MP, Margaret Rwabashaija, has embarked on a new move to revitalize workers unions across the country so that they can have solidarity and a single voice to use in having their issues heard by the powers that be. Speaking during a meeting of union representatives in Kampala recently, Rwabashaija, stated that Uganda has many […]

Mengo SS student represents Uganda at Brazil Maths contest

Mengo SS student represents Uganda at Brazil Maths contest

Andrew Tugume, a student of Mengo Senior Secondary School  is set to represent Uganda in this year’s  World International  Mathematical contest that is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 12th to 23rd July. This is an annual event for World  Championships  Mathematics Competitions for High School  students that attracts students from different countries. […]

Water hyacinth re-appears on Uganda’s Lake Victoria

Water hyacinth re-appears on Uganda’s Lake Victoria

Visiting Lake Victoria, one of the visible features at first sight is the green water hyacinth as some of it forms shapes that can be viewed from a distance stretching towards the islands on the waters. Water-hyacinth is a floating plant that has clusters of leaves with spongy stalks arising from a base of dark […]

Winnie Kizza roots for harmonious working environment with government

Winnie Kizza roots for harmonious working environment with government

THE Leader of Opposition in Parliament,Winnie Kiiza,  has stressed the need for  the opposition work  in harmony with government programs that will benefit the local person. Kiiza while addressing members from civil society organizations who had come to visit her noted that most of the time the people have this perception that the opposition is […]

Staff bickering and corruption killing Uganda’s missions abroad- MPs

Staff bickering and corruption killing Uganda’s missions abroad- MPs

Members of Parliament sitting on the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee say they have unearthed the rot in the foreign missions which relates to mismanagement of the missions and infighting among the staff. The committee that is presided over by the Member of Parliament for Ntungamo Municipality, Gerald Karuhanga, who is the vice chairperson discovered  that […]

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