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Rugunda asked to report on rogue, armed and uniformed assailants

Rugunda asked to report on rogue, armed and uniformed assailants

The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has been put to task by Buweheju MP Francis Mwejukye to explain the group of armed personalities which has been beating people along the streets of Kampala. Mwejukye also asked Rugunda to bring to parliament a full detailed report indicating what the intentions of this group are. He made the remarks during prime ministers question […]

Political parties should not dictate positions to their members – Baregu

Political parties should not dictate positions to their members – Baregu

Members of Parliament have decried the tendency of political parties to dictate to them positions to be taken in Parliament on topical issues. Members raised their concerns during the ongoing post-election seminar held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala on Wednesday 29th June 2016. The Members of Parliament said it was common for party whips and party […]

Speaker Kaparo rallies MPs to serve national interests

Speaker Kaparo rallies MPs to serve national interests

Members of Parliament have been tasked to live an exemplary life by prioritizing national interests against their individual needs as they legislate in Parliament. Speaking at an Induction Seminar for Members of the 10th Parliament at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on 28th June 2016, Hon. Francis Ole Kaparo, the former Speaker of the Kenya National […]

10th Parliament approves cabinet expansion to largest one in Uganda’s political history.

10th Parliament approves cabinet expansion to largest one in Uganda’s political history.

Parliament has approved the expansion of the cabinet from 21 to 31 for cabinet ministers and from 31 to 49 for ministers of State. This brings the entire number to 80 ministers, the largest number in Uganda’s political history. The motion to increase the cabinet was tabled by Kiboga woman MP Ruth Nankabirwa and seconded by […]

Museveni names new cabinet; See full list

Museveni names new cabinet; See full list

The long anticipated cabinet list that has been the talk of the 10th parliament in the corridors of power has been released. President Yoweri Museveni in this post election reshuffle named the new cabinet that retained the prime minister and other major ministers like the finance and energy ministers. In a fresh twist he appointed […]

Museveni to wage war against corruption

Museveni to wage war against corruption

President Yoweri Museveni has promised to deal with the corrupt officials in his new term of government; he gave the warning as he delivered his state of nation address to parliament as he opened the second sitting 10th parliament. He told parliament that his government is going to handle the corrupt officials like the national resistance movement brought discipline in the […]

New pressure group ‘Group 115’ strategize for 10th Parliament

New pressure group ‘Group 115’ strategize for 10th Parliament

Group 115, headed by Kampala central Member of Parliament Mohammed Nsereko, is in close talks with the opposition and government sides in parliament to secure leadership of some of parliamentary committees. The group which was spearheaded after Mohammed Nsereko lost the bid for  the deputy speakership seat on 19th this month is going on with secret […]

MP lobbys for social services for Aringa

MP lobbys for social services for Aringa

ARINGA SOUTH MP, Odria Alioni Yorke plans to aggressively embark on ensuring that social services like water, education and income generating activities are put in place to improve the live hood of Aringa people and Arua at large. Odria says that government has put in place livelyhood programs to help the youth and the women however […]

Members ask for change of titles from ‘Leader of Opposition’ to ‘Minority leader’

Members ask for change of titles from ‘Leader of Opposition’ to ‘Minority leader’

Some Opposition MPs in the 10th Parliament are seeking for the constitutional amendments to change the title of the Leader of Opposition to at least minority leader in parliament. They say that the old title known as the leader of opposition has a negative connotation which government portrays as opposing its programmes yet in most cases […]

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