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Minister seeks powers to regulate ban on plastics

Minister seeks powers to regulate ban on plastics

The State Minister of Environment, Hon. Mary Goretti Kitutu Kimono, has asked Parliament to give the Ministry powers to regulate the ban of plastics.

This follows a recommendation from the report of the Committee on …

UGANDA: SCHOOL FIRE IN SOUTH LEAVE NINE STUDENTS DEAD – POLICE

UGANDA: SCHOOL FIRE IN SOUTH LEAVE NINE STUDENTS DEAD – POLICE

KAMPALA-- Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda early Monday, police said, one of the deadliest in a string of conflagrations at schools across the country in …

UGANDA: SCHOOL FIRE IN SOUTH LEAVE NINE STUDENTS DEAD – POLICE

UGANDA: SCHOOL FIRE IN SOUTH LEAVE NINE STUDENTS DEAD – POLICE

KAMPALA-- Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda early Monday, police said, one of the deadliest in a string of conflagrations at schools across the country in …

Welcoming Increased Market Value of United Nations Pension Fund Assets, Speakers at Fifth Committee Urge Action to Reduce Backlog in Payment to Beneficiaries

Welcoming Increased Market Value of United Nations Pension Fund Assets, Speakers at Fifth Committee Urge Action to Reduce Backlog in Payment to Beneficiaries

Speakers today welcomed a surge in the market value of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, 70 years after its establishment, but reiterated concerns about a backlog of payments to beneficiaries …

Welcoming Increased Market Value of United Nations Pension Fund Assets, Speakers at Fifth Committee Urge Action to Reduce Backlog in Payment to Beneficiaries

Welcoming Increased Market Value of United Nations Pension Fund Assets, Speakers at Fifth Committee Urge Action to Reduce Backlog in Payment to Beneficiaries

Speakers today welcomed a surge in the market value of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, 70 years after its establishment, but reiterated concerns about a backlog of payments to beneficiaries …

Parliament prioritises debate on forest reserves

Parliament prioritises debate on forest reserves

Parliament is set to debate a motion on the decision taken by Cabinet to gazette forests in the country.

Presiding over the plenary sitting on Tuesday, 06 November 2018, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob …

Parliament prioritises debate on forest reserves

Parliament prioritises debate on forest reserves

Parliament is set to debate a motion on the decision taken by Cabinet to gazette forests in the country.

Presiding over the plenary sitting on Tuesday, 06 November 2018, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob …

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear, Panic in Tanzania’s LGBT+ Community

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear, Panic in Tanzania’s LGBT+ Community

Gay and transgender people in Tanzania have gone into hiding fearing for their lives after a senior government official called on the public to report suspected homosexuals so that they could be arrested beginning Monday.…

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear, Panic in Tanzania’s LGBT+ Community

Gay Witch-Hunt Sparks Fear, Panic in Tanzania’s LGBT+ Community

Gay and transgender people in Tanzania have gone into hiding fearing for their lives after a senior government official called on the public to report suspected homosexuals so that they could be arrested beginning Monday.…

Bunyoro residents demand compensation over crude oil pipeline

Bunyoro residents demand compensation over crude oil pipeline

Members of the Mubende-Banyoro United Association have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in regard to compensation over the land on which the crude oil pipeline will pass.

The Secretary General of the Association, …

Bunyoro residents demand compensation over crude oil pipeline

Bunyoro residents demand compensation over crude oil pipeline

Members of the Mubende-Banyoro United Association have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in regard to compensation over the land on which the crude oil pipeline will pass.

The Secretary General of the Association, …

South Sudan Celebrates Peace Day

South Sudan Celebrates Peace Day

Thousands of jubilant South Sudanese took part in today's celebrations of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan ending years of bloodshed and suffering in the country.…

EBOLA SURVEILLANCE BOOSTED

EBOLA SURVEILLANCE BOOSTED

KAMPALA-- World Health Organization (WHO) has heightened Ebola surveillance in the region as Uganda remains on alert.

WHO fears that the danger of the disease spreading out from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to …