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Remove cap on health workers recruitment -Kadaga

Remove cap on health workers recruitment -Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has asked government to remove the ban on recruitment of health workers.

Kadaga is concerned that despite the growing population, the health sector has maintained a ban on recruitment …

MPs want security audit in Arua ahead of elections

MPs want security audit in Arua ahead of elections

Members of Parliament have raised concern over the security situation in Arua Municipality following the shooting to death of Yasin Kawuma, a driver to Hon. Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, and arrest of several legislators. The MPs …

New MPs take oath

New MPs take oath

Two more legislators have taken oath, bringing the total number of members in the 10th Parliament to 458.

Hon Abrahams Peter Lokii (NRM, Kotido Munic.) and Hon. Asuman Basalirwa (Justice Forum, Bugiri Munic.) took oath …

New MPs take oath

New MPs take oath

Two more legislators have taken oath, bringing the total number of members in the 10th Parliament to 458.

Hon Abrahams Peter Lokii (NRM, Kotido Munic.) and Hon. Asuman Basalirwa (Justice Forum, Bugiri Munic.) took oath …

Speaker wants more funding to local governments

Speaker wants more funding to local governments

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has expressed concern over the low funding towards local governments saying there is need to review and assist them to improve their revenue sources.

The Speaker was meeting Commissioners on …

Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak Taking Place in War Zone

Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak Taking Place in War Zone

Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said.

Global health officials have warned that combating this …

Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak Taking Place in War Zone

Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak Taking Place in War Zone

Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said.

Global health officials have warned that combating this …

Speaker calls for support towards former abductees

Speaker calls for support towards former abductees

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called for Government support towards girls and children who were in captivity of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

"If we highlight your issue, we can do something for …

Speaker calls for support towards former abductees

Speaker calls for support towards former abductees

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called for Government support towards girls and children who were in captivity of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

"If we highlight your issue, we can do something for …

Youth call for fast tracking of Sexual Offences Bill

Youth call for fast tracking of Sexual Offences Bill

Youth have petitioned Parliament to fast track the Sexual Offences Bill to help curb the increasing cases of violence against women and girls.

Hon. Silvia Akello (NRM, Otuke District) who presented the petition on behalf …

Youth call for fast tracking of Sexual Offences Bill

Youth call for fast tracking of Sexual Offences Bill

Youth have petitioned Parliament to fast track the Sexual Offences Bill to help curb the increasing cases of violence against women and girls.

Hon. Silvia Akello (NRM, Otuke District) who presented the petition on behalf …

Minister Tumwesigye resigns Sheema North

Minister Tumwesigye resigns Sheema North

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, has resigned the Sheema North parliamentary seat and took oath as Member representing Sheema Municipality.

Dr. Tumwesigye standing on the NRM ticket defeated six candidates in …

Mobile Money dealers warn of service shutdown

Mobile Money dealers warn of service shutdown

Mobile Money dealers in Kampala have warned of a collapse of the service by the end of the year if government does not drop the 0.5 per cent tax on withdrawal transactions.

Norman Batuuma, the …