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MP asks government to register traditional doctors

The ministry of health has been asked to start registering all traditional healers/doctors as a way of following their work to control the rates of child sacrifice in the country. This call was made by the Ayivu county Member of Parliament, Bernad Atiku, who is fronting a private member’s bill known as the Anti-Human Sacrifice and […]

Government urged to stop award of fake degrees

Government urged to stop award of fake degrees

The chairperson of the parliamentary forum on children Bernard Atiku  asked the ministry of education to rise up and inspect the higher learning institutions to stop the award of fake qualifications to students. Recently the National Council for Higher Education (NHCE) noted that it’s aware of individuals, including politicians, who have been approaching institutions of […]

MP granted leave to prepare a bill on the prevention of human sacrifice

MP granted leave to prepare a bill on the prevention of human sacrifice

Parliament has granted leave to the Member of Parliament for Ayivu County, Bernard Atiku, who intends to introduce a private member’s bill for an Act entitled; “The prevention and prohibition of human sacrifice and harmful practices bill 2017”. Atiku’s  motion seeking leave was seconded by the Woman Member of Parliament for Kumi district who is […]

MPs react on of Speaker’s absence to conduct house business

MPs react on of Speaker’s absence to conduct house business

Members of parliament had expressed mixed reaction over the need to have more deputy speakers to avoid vacuum and confusion in case the speaker and her deputy are absent. Some MPs say that it’s necessary to have more deputy speakers although other say that having more than one deputy speaker is a waste of resources. […]

Minister Atiku calls on Makerere University to take up computerized system for examinations safety

Minister Atiku calls on Makerere University to take up computerized system for examinations safety

  The shadow minister for children Affairs Bernard Atiku has called on Makerere University to take up a highly computerized system for examinations safety to do away with illegal alteration of examinations. This as he was responding to reports that Makerere University probe show that 418 students illegally altered their marks. He said that the university […]

Government urged to formulate policy on Early Childhood Development

Government urged to formulate policy on Early Childhood Development

Uganda Parliamentary Forum for Children wants government to formulate an Early Childhood Development and Nutrition policy to guide on children learning and feeding in the country. The forum while at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala and in meeting organized by UNICEF resolved to engage the government concerning this matter saying these policies are needed urgently. […]

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