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Develop post conflict reconstruction strategies- Akol

Develop post conflict reconstruction strategies- Akol

Kilak North Member of Parliament, Hon. Anthony Akol, has called on the World Bank to consider developing post-conflict reconstruction strategies that could help change lives of people affected by war throughout the world.

Speaking at …

‘We need stronger laws on alcoholism, drug abuse’

‘We need stronger laws on alcoholism, drug abuse’

Delegates attending the 4th Youth Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (African region) Youth Parliament have called for strengthening of laws aimed at curbing alcoholism and drug abuse.

During a sitting chaired by Deputy Speaker Mary Namaya(Malawi) a …

‘We need stronger laws on alcoholism, drug abuse’

‘We need stronger laws on alcoholism, drug abuse’

Delegates attending the 4th Youth Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (African region) Youth Parliament have called for strengthening of laws aimed at curbing alcoholism and drug abuse.

During a sitting chaired by Deputy Speaker Mary Namaya(Malawi) a …

Reject foreign cultures-Cecilia Ogwal

Reject foreign cultures-Cecilia Ogwal

African youth must reject foreign cultures and traditions including homosexuality as they prepare to take up leadership positions on the continent, Parliamentary Commissioner Cecilia Atim Ogwal has said.

Speaking at the opening of the 4th …

Plan International hails Kadaga for girl child support

Plan International hails Kadaga for girl child support

The Plan International Country Chairman, Joshua Liswood, has praised the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga for her continued support towards empowerment of the girl child.

Liswood appreciated Kadaga for her dedicated work with the girl …

Kadaga applauded for fighting homosexuality

Kadaga applauded for fighting homosexuality

Legislators have hailed the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga for opposing same-sex marriages during the 138th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and demand for the re-tabling of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill which sought …

Kadaga applauded for fighting homosexuality

Kadaga applauded for fighting homosexuality

Legislators have hailed the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga for opposing same-sex marriages during the 138th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and demand for the re-tabling of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill which sought …

WHO: Breastfeeding Should Be Standard Care for All Babies

WHO: Breastfeeding Should Be Standard Care for All Babies

The World Health Organization (WHO) says breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820,000 children under the age of five every year. The WHO is issuing a …

Shs700 million needed for oxygen in referral hospitals

Shs700 million needed for oxygen in referral hospitals

The Ministry of Health needs an additional shs700 million for 14 regional referral hospitals and Health Centre IVs to cater for maintenance of oxygen plants. Appearing before the Parliament Committee on Health, the Minister of …

Shs700 million needed for oxygen in referral hospitals

Shs700 million needed for oxygen in referral hospitals

The Ministry of Health needs an additional shs700 million for 14 regional referral hospitals and Health Centre IVs to cater for maintenance of oxygen plants. Appearing before the Parliament Committee on Health, the Minister of …

US Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for New S. Sudan Envoy

US Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for New S. Sudan Envoy

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to South Sudan, Thomas Hushek.

During his one-day hearing, Hushek said he is ready for the …

US Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for New S. Sudan Envoy

US Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for New S. Sudan Envoy

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to South Sudan, Thomas Hushek.

During his one-day hearing, Hushek said he is ready for the …

Constitutional Court declines request to summon Kadaga

Constitutional Court declines request to summon Kadaga

The Constitutional Court sitting in Mbale has declined an application made by one of the petitioners Male Mabirizi to summon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

In a ruling read by Justice Kenneth Kakuru, the five member bench …