• Parliament threatens to halt funding NAADS

    Parliament threatens to halt the appropriation of funds to NAADS in the next financial year if government fails to come up with legal operation framework for operation wealth creation. The committee on commission, statutory and state enterprises notes that creation oeration wealth creation seems to have taken away the core

  • IGAD urges South Sudan to embrace free movement of people

    The Inter-governmental Authorities on Development (IGAD) member states have tasked the committee in charge of drafting the IGAD protocol on free movement to put into consideration the regulation to avoid the wrong characters that may misuse the opportunity despite its unlimited advantages to the people. Attending the high level meeting

  • Parliament wants govt to operationalize contigency fund

    Parliament tasks the Ministry of Finance to quickly operationalize the contingency fund to cater for emergencies. The Mps expressed concerned with the diversion of funds allocated to the contingency fund yet government cannot offer food relief to disaster hit areas. This after Nakaseke South Mp Paulson Luttamaguzi Ssemakula raised a

  • Land probe summons special presidential assistant

    The Land Probe Commission has issued Criminal Summons to a Special Presidential Assistant for Under Privilleged Youth, Resty Kiguli Nakayenga, to appear before it not later than Thursday this week, to testify as a witness in connection to the Estate of the late Albert Mackay Kalula Mukasa. The Commission has evidence

  • Parliament honours medal winners at the commonwealth

    Parliament passes a motion to honor the five Ugandan medalists for raising the country’s flag high at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.Uganda finished 15th out of the 71 countries bagging a total of 6 medals. Track and field athletes Joshua Cheptegei Kiprui scooped two gold medals, Stella Chesang one gold medal,

  • UBA joins Bancassurance to distribute insurance products

      The Insurance Regulatory Authority expresses hope that soon the cost of insurance will fall as more commercial banks join the Bancassurance services where banks act as outlets for insurance products. The Director for Operations Bernard Obel says insunance services can now be got from over 250 new outlets, provided