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LoP names new Shadow Cabinet

LoP names new Shadow Cabinet

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Betty Aol Ocan, has appointed a new shadow cabinet, delivering on a promise she made while taking over office.

It has been a question since the time …

Parliament wants pyramid schemes banned

Parliament wants pyramid schemes banned

Legislators have unanimously condemned fraudulent investment firms commonly known as Ponzi or Pyramid schemes, which promise high returns with little or no investment.

A motion moved by Hon Mwine Mpaka, (NRM, Youth, Western) urged government …

Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

School administrators in Lira have blamed access and exposure to pornographic materials for the rise in cases of sexual harassment and violence.

The administrators of Lira Central Primary School told the Parliamentary Select Committee on …

Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

School administrators in Lira have blamed access and exposure to pornographic materials for the rise in cases of sexual harassment and violence.

The administrators of Lira Central Primary School told the Parliamentary Select Committee on …

Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, says Parliament will amend the necessary laws in a bid to ensure safe transport on the lakes around the country.

She notes that many Ugandans who use water transport, especially fishermen, …

Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

Parliament to amend marine law – Kadaga

The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, says Parliament will amend the necessary laws in a bid to ensure safe transport on the lakes around the country.

She notes that many Ugandans who use water transport, especially fishermen, …

Resolve Acholi – Karimojong conflicts – Abim MPs

Resolve Acholi – Karimojong conflicts – Abim MPs

Abim District Members of Parliament led by Hon. Janet Okori-moe Akech (NRM, Abim District) and Hon. Michael Ayepa (NRM, Labwor) have appealed to the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, to intervene in the conflicts between the …

Resolve Acholi – Karimojong conflicts – Abim MPs

Resolve Acholi – Karimojong conflicts – Abim MPs

Abim District Members of Parliament led by Hon. Janet Okori-moe Akech (NRM, Abim District) and Hon. Michael Ayepa (NRM, Labwor) have appealed to the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, to intervene in the conflicts between the …

‘Be strong on corruption’- Kadaga

‘Be strong on corruption’- Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged legislators serving on accountability committees to be strong and confront persons wasting public funds.

Kadaga said that even when accountability committees are headed by members of the …

African legislators commit to end corruption

African legislators commit to end corruption

Africa Legislators have signed the Kampala Declaration 2018, with a commitment to devise and apply effective strategies to end corruption.

The MPs meeting under the auspices of the African Organization of Public Account Committees (AFROPAC) …

Radio station incited Lira violence – Obiga Kania

Radio station incited Lira violence – Obiga Kania

The Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Hon. Mario Obiga Kania, has blamed Radio Unity FM in Lira for inciting violence in the region.

Obiga Kania said the radio station broadcasted what he called 'irresponsible …

Radio station incited Lira violence – Obiga Kania

Radio station incited Lira violence – Obiga Kania

The Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Hon. Mario Obiga Kania, has blamed Radio Unity FM in Lira for inciting violence in the region.

Obiga Kania said the radio station broadcasted what he called 'irresponsible …

Africa must steer away from corruption – Oulanyah

Africa must steer away from corruption – Oulanyah

Unless Africa makes a formal declaration of, Never again to Corruption, all efforts to fight the vice will be in vain, according to the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah.

Who are the corrupt, they …