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Museveni appeals to Parliamentary Commission on extension of pension benefits.

Museveni appeals to Parliamentary Commission on extension of  pension benefits.

President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last week appealed to the Parliamentary Commission to consider extending the payment of pensions and gratuities to include all the former MPs not just those of the 9th and 10th Parliament. Museveni said this recently during the Golden Award Ceremony of 1162 MPs who served the country right from the 1st […]

MPs pay tribute to late Minister of Works Andruale Awuzu for exemplary contribution.

MPs pay tribute to late Minister of Works Andruale Awuzu for exemplary contribution.

Parliament has paid tribute to the former Minister of Works and Member of Parliament for the Vuura County, the late Andruale Awuzu, whom they say worked tirelessly as a person to improve the road network in the country. In yesterday’s Parliament’s proceeding Chaired by the deputy speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, MPs while recognizing the late Awuzu who succumbed […]

Ministry of Health to lead campaign on regulating alcohol consumption

Ministry of Health to lead campaign on regulating alcohol consumption

The ministry of health has agreed to be the lead promoter of the proposed Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2016 fronted by the Member of Parliament for Mukono Municipality, Betty Nambooze Bakireke. The principle medical officer in charge of mental health, control of alcohol and drug abuse, Dr.sheila Ndyanabangi says her ministry will lead the promotion […]

Nambooze wants alcohol consumption regulated in new proposed bill

Nambooze wants alcohol consumption regulated in new proposed bill

Mukono municipality area MP, Betty Nambooze Bakireke has started consultations over her intended alcohol bill when she met Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and fellow MPs seeking for their support to her private members bill that seeks to regulate the consumption of alcohol. The bill named “The alcoholic Control bill 2016” seeks to regulate the consumption, advertising […]

Parliament probes illegal sand extraction and fishing by investors

Parliament probes illegal sand extraction and fishing by investors

The Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources has started a probe into the alleged extracting of sand from wetlands and illegal fishing on the country’s waters bodies by investors. The allegations were brought before the house on Thursday afternoon by 2 MPs who included; Hon.Agaba Abasi the Kitagwenda County MP and Florence Namayanja,the Bukoto East MP […]

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