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Ugandan parliament does not neglect maternal health advocacy – Kadaga

Ugandan parliament does not neglect maternal health advocacy – Kadaga

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga rejects claims that Uganda parliament neglect maternal health advocacy. Kadaga says the Uganda parliament is known internationally of advocating for maternal health although they are attacked locally for not doing anything. Kadaga made the remark during a meeting in Kampala where parliamentarians under Network of African Women ministers and Parliamentarians […]

Capital Gains Tax Case full ruling document by Tax Appeals Tribunal on Uganda Revenue Authority against Tullow Oil

Irish oil giant Tullow oil Uganda has this Wednesday been ordered to pay the $407,095,366 (about four hundred and seven million US dollars) to the government of Uganda in Capital Gains Tax by the Tax Appeals Tribunal. Tullow had challenged a capital gains tax assessment of $472,748,128 by the Uganda Revenue Authority  with the oil firm citing […]

Rugunda sounds a warning over pillars of democracy

The chairman National Consultative Forum for Political parties in Uganda Ruhakana Rugunda highlights the need for all political parties and players in the country to uphold democracy, key in building a stronger nation. Rugunda says democracy can be deepened in the country by respecting people’s rights and freedoms and sharing the belief of building a […]

When Uganda electoral commission can accept vote recount

  The electoral commission recently reinstated the Democratic Party’s Brenda Nabukenya as the genuine woman MP for Luweero district. Nabukenya had been declared the winner of the polls after the commission cancelled its earlier call for vote recount. The National Resistance Movement candidate who was the first runner up, Rebecca Nalwanga in her application, had […]

Fairer Land Deals for Agriculture Needed to Ensure Opportunity for Locals

News Release: The trend of international land grabbing – when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countries for the purpose of agricultural production and export – can have serious environmental and social consequences, according to researchers at the Worldwatch Institute. Deals that focus solely on financial profit […]

International Justice Day

>INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE DAY: On 17 July the world celebrates International Justice Day, in honor of the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC) – the first and only permanent international court capable of trying perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. International Justice Day is […]

President Yoweri Museveni Speech at reading of Uganda 2011/2012 budget

  Statement BY     H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda UICC Kampala, June 8, 2011     H.E. the Vice President; Rt. Hon. Speaker; His Lordship the Chief Justice; Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker; Her Ladyship Deputy Chief Justice Rt. Hon. Prime Minister; Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition; Hon. Ministers; […]

Commonwealth Observer Group statement on Uganda 2011 Elections

Commonwealth Observer Group Uganda Presidential and Parliamentary Elections 2011 INTERIM STATEMENT Read out by Dame Billie Miller Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group The Commonwealth was invited by the Government of Uganda to observe the 2011 elections, and the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth constituted an Observer Group supported by a staff team from the Secretariat. […]

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