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Persis Namuganza decries threats from fellow MPs

Persis Namuganza decries threats from fellow MPs

The minister of state for lands Persis Namuganza has come out to confess as she has received threats from fellow members of parliament. Namuganza says that she was approached by a certain member of parliament and he threatened to undress her if the motion by the Igara west member of parliament Raphael Magyezi is tabled […]

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 […]

Ugandans living in diaspora to attain dual citizenship

Ugandans living in diaspora to attain dual citizenship

The government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs will roll out the registration of Ugandans living in the diaspora for dual citizenship. This was revealed by the Rt. Hon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following complaints by Ugandans living in the United Kingdom that they are facing challenges in getting registered for dual citizenship. […]

Parliamentary health committee decries state of public health facilities

Parliamentary health committee decries state of public health facilities

The parliamentary health committee report released to parliament on public health facilities in Kampala district and eastern Uganda has exposed rot in performance of the ministry of health over health service delivery to public. While presenting to parliament a health report the chairperson of the parliamentary health committee who is the MP for Bukuya county […]

Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government starts temporary repair of the collapsed Cheptui Bridge on Muyembe –Napiripirit Road and to be completed in the next four weeks .This has been disclosed by the minister of state for works General Edward Katumba Wamala while responding to the concern regarding this bridge raised by Bulambuli county MP Alex Burundo in parliament . […]

Safira Nalule talks to security agencies about keeping suspects in custody

Safira Nalule talks to security agencies about keeping suspects in custody

The Member of Parliament for persons with disabilities Safia Nalule has asked security agencies to stop arresting and keeping suspects in custody beyond the 48 hour rule. Safia Nalule who is also the vice chairperson on the parliamentary committee on Human Rights said that it was absurd for police to torture and keeping the mayor […]

Kenya’s electoral ICT boss Chris Msando found dead days after he went missing

Kenya’s electoral ICT boss Chris Msando found dead days after he went missing

Missing IEBC ICT manager Chris Musando has been found dead with one of his arms cut off. Police said the deputy director’s body was found in Kikuyu and taken to City Mortuary in Nairobi on Sunday. His family members have identified it and are at the facility. After announcing Musando’s disappearance, the commission’s chairman Wafula […]

Ssebana’s emergence as business guru and politician to the Ugandan scene

Ssebana’s emergence as business guru and politician to the Ugandan scene

Much has been said about the late Ssebana Kizito who was over the weekend laid to rest at his ancestral home in Luwero district. Ssebana was mostly a combination of Business and Politics throughout his life time. However, his political carrier may perhaps have been more dramatic of all his undertakings. During the 2001 presidential […]

Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

The former Congolese Vice President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, who is serving an 18-year prison sentence for crimes against humanity and war crimes, was convicted of coaching witnesses and bribing them to give false testimony. The applicable law was Article 70(1) of the Rome Statute which addresses various forms of conduct that may encroach upon the […]

Donald Trump to battle Hilary Clinton in First Presidential Debate 2016

Donald Trump to battle Hilary Clinton in First Presidential Debate 2016

Republican Candidate Donald Trump faces off Democrat candidate Hilary Clinton in the first of  four series of  2016 Presidential debates to be held on Monday 26th September 2016 at 9.00 pm ET for 90 minutes with no commercial brake!  The highly anticipated showdown takes center stage at Hofstra University, New Hampshire with experts estimating viewership […]

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