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Infrastructure, environment, tops KCCA, MPs meeting

Infrastructure, environment, tops KCCA, MPs meeting

A meeting between Members of Parliament and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials zeroed in on environment and infrastructure, with Speaker Rebecca Kadaga calling for punitive action against tree cutters.

I don't see people being …

UN health agency launches action plan as global malaria cases rise

UN health agency launches action plan as global malaria cases rise

Targets to reduce global rates of infections and deaths from malaria are not being met, says the World Health Organization's (WHO) 2018 World malaria report, released on Monday.

The study reveals that, while new cases …

Teefe Trust Bank not fully resolved – BOU

Teefe Trust Bank not fully resolved – BOU

Teefe Trust Bank may have been closed 25 years ago but an unconcluded court case has prevented the Central Bank from fully winding up the institution.

The Central Bank closed Teefe Trust Bank in 1993 …

Teefe Trust Bank not fully resolved – BOU

Teefe Trust Bank not fully resolved – BOU

Teefe Trust Bank may have been closed 25 years ago but an unconcluded court case has prevented the Central Bank from fully winding up the institution.

The Central Bank closed Teefe Trust Bank in 1993 …

Report: Islamic State Financier Paid Money to Eastern Congo Rebel Group

Report: Islamic State Financier Paid Money to Eastern Congo Rebel Group

An Islamist rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo received money from a financier linked to Islamic State, suggesting tentative ties between the Congo insurgents and other jihadists in Africa and beyond, a report …

Parliament bans polythene bags below 30 microns

Parliament bans polythene bags below 30 microns

Parliament has passed the National Environment Bill,2017 banning polythene bags below 30 microns following a recommendation from the Committee on Natural Resources.

Committee Chair, Hon Keefa Kiwanuka said the decision to ban the polythene bags …

Parliament bans polythene bags below 30 microns

Parliament bans polythene bags below 30 microns

Parliament has passed the National Environment Bill,2017 banning polythene bags below 30 microns following a recommendation from the Committee on Natural Resources.

Committee Chair, Hon Keefa Kiwanuka said the decision to ban the polythene bags …

South Africa MPs benchmark Parliament’s Budget Office

South Africa MPs benchmark Parliament’s Budget Office

A delegation of 15 legislators and staff of Parliament from the Gauteng Provincial Legislature of South Africa are in Uganda to benchmark best practices from the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO).

The delegation from the Ad-hoc …

South Africa MPs benchmark Parliament’s Budget Office

South Africa MPs benchmark Parliament’s Budget Office

A delegation of 15 legislators and staff of Parliament from the Gauteng Provincial Legislature of South Africa are in Uganda to benchmark best practices from the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO).

The delegation from the Ad-hoc …

Kadaga tips on entrepreneurship

Kadaga tips on entrepreneurship

The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, has commended youth entrepreneurs for their innovations and efforts geared at solving the burden of unemployment.

Kadaga said that in support of such novel ideas, the budget for the Innovation Fund …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.…

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.…

Uganda Readies to Stave Off Ebola Along DRC Border

Uganda Readies to Stave Off Ebola Along DRC Border

In Uganda, officials have stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola has infected 319 people in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo since August, killing 198. The border between …