PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities

PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities

PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities Women with Disabilities have intensified their demand to President Museveni to appoint a minister of state for Disabilities and elderly which has remained empty since 2016. They claim that the minister was their avenue to reach their issues to the cabinet On 6th June 2016 the president of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced his cabinet in which he appointed Mr Adrian Tibaleka as a state minister of disabilities…

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OPM and UNHCR Announce The Preliminary Results of the Verification Exercise

OPM and UNHCR Announce The Preliminary Results of the Verification Exercise

OPM and UNHCR announce the preliminary results of the verification exercise KAMPALA: The Government of Uganda with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, concluded a comprehensive exercise to verify the identities of all refugees and asylum-seekers in the country, using enhanced biometric tools. The verification exercise, which was conducted upon a directive from the Rt. Hon Prime Minister in early 2018, was aimed at confirming the number of refugees and asylum-seekers registered in…

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Ugandan Mps Shocked To See Mother of 2 on Streets

Ugandan Mps Shocked To See Mother of 2 on Streets

By Admin. Eight members of parliament under the Uganda parliamentary forum for children have been shocked by the appalling environment in which the street connected children sleep. More shock befell them while in kisenyi, as they couldn’t believe when they found a street child grown into an adult and now a mother of two sleeping in open space with her two babies. Annet mutooro has told the mps that she has lived on the street…

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Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Government to Stand Up For What is Right

Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Government to Stand Up For What is Right

Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Governments to Stand Up For What is Right By Acaye Henry Deputy Speaker and Omoro County MP, Jacob Oulanyah has called upon Local Government Speakers to stand up for what is right and be brave while chairing their house Oulanyah was speaking at the Acholi Sub-Region Local Government Speakers Conference in Golden Peace Hotel, Gulu today Friday 26 October 2018. While demonstrating the guiding principles of Speakership Oulanyah urged the…

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Avoid attacking individuals, Kadaga tells scribes

Avoid attacking individuals, Kadaga tells scribes

By Parliamentary press The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has appealed to journalists to avoid attacking individuals in their reporting, but to focus on issues that build the institution. Kadaga, who was officiating at the swearing of the new leaders of the journalists accredited to cover Parliament, the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA), commended the journalists for their professionalism and extensive coverage of the Legislature. “Some of you focus on what a politician is wearing…

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Former Crane Bank Employees Plan To Sue BOU, DFCU

Former Crane Bank Employees Plan To Sue BOU, DFCU

By Our reporter. Former Crane Bank employees have served the central bank governor, Prof. Emmanuel Mutebire with a statutory notice giving him 45 days to answer a claim which details the dismissal of former crane bank employees who were later employed by DFCU bank after it purchased crane bank and warn that if they fail to get a reply, they will go ahead to sue bank of Uganda and DFCU bank. The central bank announced…

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Minister Raps At Heartless Mps. Donate Half Of Your Salary

Minister Raps At Heartless Mps. Donate Half Of Your Salary

By.Admin The relief and disaster minister Hilary Onek has rapped at legislators to stop doing the un necessary talking and come out to help the people of Bududa who were hit by landslides. The visibly angry Onek today told journalists at the sidelines of the meeting where Chinese community in Uganda were handing over relief items to the minister that, legislators are paid huge salaries totaling to UGX.35M but can not even sacrifice their salaries…

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Kamya Asks Lukwako To Calm Down, City Dwellers To Respect Kcca Act

Kamya Asks Lukwako To Calm Down, City Dwellers To Respect Kcca Act

By our reporter. The minister in charge of Kampala, Betty Namisango Kamya is urging all people living and working in Kampala to stay calm and keep observing the KCCA Act even when the executive director is soon vacating her position. Monday this week, the KCCA executive director, Jennifer Ssemakula Musisi handed in her resignation letter to the president, public service ministry among other relevant ministries indicating plans of her moving on to doing other business…

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Judge Storms Out Of Sebuffu’s Case

Judge Storms Out Of Sebuffu’s Case

By Our reporter, Kampala High court Judge Flavia Anglin Ssenoga storms out of Court after the Defense Lawyer representing Mohammad Ssebuwufu, the man accused of masterminding the alleged murder of Businesswoman Donah Betty Katushabe, insisted that he wanted to start with the defense of other accused persons, and not prepared to start with that of Ssebuwufu. This angered Justice Ssenoga who informed Defense Lawyer Evans Ochieng that all the parties in this case, have been…

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Fast track agriculture projects – MPs

Fast track agriculture projects – MPs

Fast track agriculture projects – MPs By Parliament press Members of Parliament have tasked the Ministry of Agriculture to speed up efforts in delivering projects to intended beneficiary communities. MPs on the Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries raised concern that funds approved by Parliament and disbursed to the Ministry are not being utilised well and in time. While meeting officials from the Ministry in charge of implementing the Regional Pastoral Livelihood Resilience Project…

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