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Gen, Angina advises Government to help peasants gain out of their land

Gen, Angina advises Government to help peasants gain out of their land

The Deputy commander of operation wealth creation (OWC), Gen. Charles Angina has called upon government to set up a policy which will help peasants to gain out of their land hired to big investors in the agricultural sector. Angina made the remarks at the Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe during a two days’ workshop […]

URA directed to finalize verification of Ugandan companies supplying goods to South Sudan

URA directed to finalize verification of Ugandan companies supplying goods to South Sudan

Government has directed the Uganda Revenue Authority to finalize verification of Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services to the government of South Sudan and were not paid. The minister of state for planning David Bahati made the directive after MPs put him on task to explain when government will pay the affected traders. Bahati told […]

Local governments advised to improve their service delivery

Local governments advised to improve their service delivery

Local governments have been advised to do a self-examination of themselves as a way forward to improve their performance in ensuring service delivery. According to the Mitooma MP and the Chairperson Human Rights committee Jova Kamateeka local governments need to do a self-check on the failures they have made and how they can improve on […]

MPs Abiriga and Atiku get into scuffle with each other

MPs Abiriga and Atiku get into scuffle with each other

There was drama at parliament this afternoon when two MPs from West Nile fight over age limit talk. Arua municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga popularly known as yellow man was first heard telling journalists how Bernard Atiku of Ayivu County had tarnished his name and  that of investment minister Evelyn Anite  in their area for supporting […]

Chemutai Evelyn threatens to join NRM MPS opposed to removal of age limit

Chemutai Evelyn threatens to join NRM MPS opposed to removal of age limit

Bukwo district Woman MP Ms. Chemutai Evelyn has threatened to join the NRM MPs opposed to the removal of the age limit from the constitution. This as the number of the NRM party members of parliament opposing the age limit removal from the constitution is growing. Chemutai who is NRM party member said that she […]

Section of NRM MPs call for censure of Minister Evelyn Anite

The NRM group opposed to age limit removal from the constitution is up for a move to censure minister of state for investment and privatization Evelyn Anite over her plot to remove the age limit from the constitution. The anti-age limit group which include the mp for workers mp Dr.Sam Lyomoki ,Kasanda north MP Patrick Nsamba ,manjiya […]

Uganda government signs production sharing agreement with Armour Energy Limited

Uganda government signs production sharing agreement with Armour Energy Limited

The Government  of Uganda has today signed a production sharing agreement and issued license for petroleum exploration, development and production over the Kanywataba contract area with Armour energy limited from Australia. Speaking during the signing ceremony at the energy ministry, the energy Minister Eng. Irene Muloni said, this is the first production sharing agreement to be signed in […]

Poisonous cassava kills nine in North Eastern Uganda

Poisonous cassava kills nine in North Eastern Uganda

Government has confirmed nine people to have died of consumption of poisonous cassava plants in districts of Bugiri ,Busia and Tororo. This was disclosed by the Minister of Agriculture Vincent Sempijja while responding to the concerns raised by the MP for Tororo county south Fredrick Angura and Kumi municipality MP Silas Aorgon over the people […]

Sugar manufacturers want tough laws for competitors in unrecommended areas

Sugar manufacturers want tough laws for competitors in unrecommended areas

Sugar companies under the their umbrella group the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) have petitioned Parliament put stringent measures on the sugar bill with a tough clause barring sugar factories away from unrecomended areas. The sugar companies members were appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry chaired by the MP for Fort […]

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