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High Court suspends James Kakooza suit against Parliament

The Kampala High court has declined to grant an application in which Hon James Kakooza was challenging the decision of the Parliamentary appointments committee in failing to avail him with its vetting decision on his ministerial appointment. In his ruling, Justice Eldard Mwangutsya has advised Kakooza to wait and hear from the President who may […]

Parliamentary Appointments Committee asks Court to dismiss James Kakooza suit

The Parliamentary Appointments committee has asked court to dismiss an application in which Hon. James Kakooza is seeking court orders to compel the said committee issue him with its vetting decision on his ministerial appointment. Goretti Arinaitwe, who represented the committee in the suit today, has told the high court session presided over by Justice […]

Health Minister James Kakooza fails to be cleared by Parliamentary Appointments Committee

The parliamentary committee vetting ministers has ordered state minister primary health care appointee James Kakooza to bring more evidence supporting his academic credentials. Sources that attended the committee chaired by Rebecca Kadaga say  Kakooza’s approval was deferred awaiting him  to bring more evidence regarding his academic credentials. Sources say that unlike Kakooza who spent several minutes in […]

Uganda Police warned to mind people’s Health during demonstrations

  The Minister in charge of Primary Health care James kakooza has visited the victims of police action in yesterdays walk to work demonstration against increased food and fuel price. Kakooza has consoled the victims at Mulago hospital and accused the police and the military of being wrecklaceless as they fired teargas in schools and […]

Some MPs oppose Presidential term extension proposal by James Kakooza

By Barnabas Peter Two Members of Parliament from Bunyoro Sub-region are opposed to the extension of the presidential tenure to seven years as is being proposed by some MPS Barnabas Tinkasimire an NRM stalwart and Member of Parliament for Buyaga East in Kibaale District says that there is no need for increasing the tenure of […]

Uganda Health Minister vows to adequately account for Global Fund cash

The Minister of Primary Health, James Kakooza has promised to adequately account for all the money that his ministry will receive from Global Funds. The Global Fund grants resumed flowing normally in July 2009 after they had been suspended for about four years due to corruption. Kakooza told journalists at the Uganda Media Centre in […]

Uganda to spray DDT in July

The Ministry of Health is to start the countrywide in door spraying of DDT in July 2010 as the government of Uganda goes ahead with the controversal decision to spray the dangerous chemical to kill equally dangerous anophlese mosquitoes which cause malaria, the leading killer disease in Uganda. The ministry says the spraying of DDT is aimed […]

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