Nursery Schools Operators Petition Parliament over Indefinite Closure

Nursery schools and Day care centers operators under the Early Childhood Development Association of Uganda have petitioned Parliament over the indefinite closure of the facilities. Recently, Government through the Ministry of Education announced that Nursery schools shall only reopen once the COVID-19 pandemic is no more which has since been viewed as unfair to both the operators and parents. The group…

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M7 Accuses Parliament for Making Parliamentary Seat a ‘Do or Die’ by Setting Huge Salaries

President Museveni has once again accused Parliament of setting up huge salaries for legislators which has attracted many people leading to election violence. Museveni made the remarks while addressing the NRM Parliamentary aspirants and other officials from the districts of Mbarara, Sembabule, Isingiro, Kiruhura and Kazo following the violence that was exhibited in the areas during the party primaries. Museveni…

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National Budget: I think as a country we need to take money management/growth as a serious part of our lives- Amos Wekesa.

I don’t know how many of you take time to analyse our national budgets but I do. Last week, our parliament passed a 45.5 Trillion budget for the year 2020/2021. I think as a country we need to take money management/growth as a serious part of our lives. We need to make sure our children learn about budgeting at a…

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MP Akol Kicked out of Parliament Chambers over Corona Virus Threats

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has on Thursday afternoon thrown out of plenary sitting the Kilak North Member of Parliament (MP) Anthony Akol  amidst scare  of contracting Corona Virus. This after Akol himself complained of laxity in screening people for corona virus at Entebbe Airport giving a scenario of himself when he came back to the country from South…

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Claims by Mubende Gold Miners of being Allocated Barren Land are False- Minister Opendi

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, has accused Mubende artisan Miners for falsely accusing government of allocating them barren land free from gold deposits. The Minister of State for Mineral Development made the argument while appearing before Parliament’s Natural Resource Committee that is investigating pleas in a petition by miners in Buhweju, Mubende and Busia district over the mistreatment…

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Speaker Oulanyah Defends Uganda on Political Inclusion at Commonwealth Conference

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has defended Uganda’s continued promotion of political inclusiveness noting that it Uganda ranks among the top countries in the Commonwealth. The Deputy Speaker of Parliament made the remarks during the Commonwealth Conference on Inclusive Politics on 04 March 2020 Oulanyah said that in promoting political inclusiveness, Uganda has gone an extra step by…

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40 MPs Push for Gen. Tumwine’s Censure, Bobi Wine Shies Out

Kasambya County Member of Parliament (MP), Mbwatekamwa Gaffa has refuted allegations that he bribed to withdraw the censure motion against the Minister for Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine. He made the revelation while addressing journalists at parliament were he revealed a list of members of parliament who signed for the motion. The list Mbwatekemwa displayed to the media indicate that only…

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Red Top Brigade Movement Youth Attack Parliament

Two Youth from the Red Top Brigade Movement have on Wednesday attacked Members of Parliament in their chambers accusing Parliament of being the pivot of corruption in the country. The attack happened while Parliament plenary was in session and members were debating a statement from the Minister of State for Lands, Persis Namuganza. These two were seated in the stranger’s…

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