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  • EU says its time for serious political dialogue in Uganda

    The European Union delegation in Uganda says it is time for Uganda to have a serious political dialogue through which unresolved political matters must be settled. The EU notes that as the country transits to the next election, it is important that political actors reflect on the key developments during


  • Several passengers injured after a taxi overturned

    Several passengers are injured in a car accident that occurred at Najjembe along the Jinja Highway early today. This, after the Taxi they were traveling in burst one of its tyres and it veered off the road before overturning. Speaking to Radio One, the Regional police spokesperson of Ssezzibwa Lamek


  • Low voter turn up reported in Aruu

    A low voter turn up is reported in Aruu North constituency in Pader district where residents are electing their member of parliament The seat fell vacant after court of appeal nullified the election of Lucy Aciro Otim for breaching the electoral laws during the February 2016 elections. The contest is


  • IPU calls for urgent action to fight famine

    The Inter Parliamentary Union meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh has come to a close with a call for urgent international action to save millions of people from famine and drought in parts of Africa and Yemen. In a Communiqué, the Assembly urged parliamentarians to play their role to bring relief to


  • Majority of MPs are overweight & obese- Health experts

    Results of a health screening exercise indicate that majority of Members of parliament are overweight and obese The Non communicable disease screening exercise for mps, cabinet ministers and parliament staff has been on at parliament for the last three days Dr. Fred Nakwagala a health expert from Mulago hospital attributes


  • Minister finance presents budget estimate of 28.9 trillion shillings

    The minister state for planning David Bahati on behalf of the president has this afternoon presented budget estimates of 28 .9 trillion shillings for the financial year 2017/2018. Bahati told parliament presided over by deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya that 9.9 trillion has been budgeted as statutory expenditure while the remaining