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MPs lose million in phone hacking scandals, want UCC and Police to intervene

MPs lose million in phone hacking scandals, want UCC and Police to intervene

Several Members of Parliament have made a cry to Police and Uganda Communication Commission to intervene in the ongoing scams that are highly targeting them and other high profile people by con-men. This comes at a time when cases of fraud are apparently being reported by almost every MP about thugs that hack into their […]

MPs call for an audit of the KCCA E-city system

MPs call for an audit of the KCCA E-city system

MPs have called for a value for money audit of the e-city system employed by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). The city authority contracted a foreign company TUCKSEE to provide the e-city system for 2.7m dollars.The system is employed to electronically account and manage city revenues. The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises […]

Makerere probe committee to take 3 months, says Muyingo

Makerere probe committee to take 3 months, says Muyingo

The Minister of state for Higher Education, John Cyrstom Muyingo, has informed Parliament that the 9 member committee appointed by the President to investigate issues of Makerere University is to take three months before a report can be presented. He says the committee that was appointed yesterday by the President has already started its work. […]

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 warn UNRA on the use of uninsured vessels operating on water bodies.

MPs warn UNRA on the use of uninsured vessels operating on water bodies.

Members of Parliament on the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) have directed the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to stop authorizing vessels operating on waters without being insured. The directive was given following a discovery by the legislators that UNRA commissioned the operation of Kyoga one ferry on Zengebe –Namasare between […]

MPs compete for three posts of Commissioners of Parliament

Campaigns for the posts of the commissioners of Parliament are in high gear with about 16 MPs contesting to fill just three posts. According to the rules, four MPs are supposed to be voted among the mps to seat on the commission, one comes from the opposition while three from the NRM of whom one has […]

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