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Government has allocated 15 billion to national tree planting activities

Government has allocated 15 billion to national tree planting activities

Government has earmarked 15 billion shillings for national tree planting activities this year according to the state minister for environment Hon. Kitutu Mary Goretti Kitutu was speaking after the head of delegation to the 21st session of the framework convention on climate change Hon. Lawrence songa laid his report in the house on the summit […]

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 […]

Government sets more priorities on electricity and roads in oil regions

Government sets more priorities on electricity and roads in oil regions

Government has set priorities for next year that include building of power dams to generate more electricity, construction of all roads that will help in the production of oil and value addition for agricultural products among others. The government chief whip, Ruth Nankabirwa, says that if the country is to realize the production of oil […]

NRM MPs will not be deterred from getting cars, says Nakabirwa

NRM MPs will not be deterred from getting cars, says Nakabirwa

Government Chief  Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa, says she will not deter NRM Members of Parliament from getting money meant to buy cars. This comes after her counterpart the Opposition Chief Whip, Ibrahim Semujju Nganda, on Tuesday informed the media that FDC had stopped its Members of Parliament from receiving the 200 million shillings  meant to buy cars […]

Nankabirwa asks for more funds towards Electoral Commission

Nankabirwa asks for more funds towards Electoral Commission

The Government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa wants the electoral commission to be given more funds to implement the electoral laws, as a way of minimizing early campaigns. During a breakfast meeting with parliamentary reporters at the Prime Minister’s office, reporters suggested that instead of parliament passing bills without quorum, the house should be retired earlier before the end of […]

Museveni investigation letter to British parliament on Tullow oil

President Museveni has directed an Investigation into the Author of the letter which was written to the Speaker of House of Commons seeking to stay Tullow Oil dealing with the Government of Uganda on ground that the process is not transparent and therefore Ugandans may not benefit out of Oil Sector. Acting Government Chief Whip […]

Daudi Migereko hands over to John Nasasira as government Chief whip

The minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Planning Daudi Migereko has cautioned his successor John Nasasira against challenges attached to the latter’s new office of Government Chief Whip including under funding. Nasasira, formerly works and transport minister was today officially handed over office by Migereko who also officially took over his new ministry of Lands, Housing and […]

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