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Mobile money Tax: snatched money will not be refunded.

The government has said that it will not refund back the money chopped from mobile money users before the bill was not yet amended. Mobile money tax of 0.5 % was announced to start working [Read more]

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Parliament task gov’t to implement Mobile Money law

Parliament has tasked government of Uganda to implement the 0.5 percent tax of Mobile Money law that was passed and signed by H.E Yoweri Museveni. Some MPs like Nakaseke South MP Luttamaguzi Ssemakula raised concern [Read more]

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MPs want Janet Museveni to resign over Rakai school fire

Betty Aol, Leader of Opposition in Parliament has called for the resignation of Janet Museveni, the Minister of Education and Sports over the Rakai School fire that claimed lives of nine students and left others [Read more]

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Parliament spare moment of silence for Rakai fire souls. 

Parliament spared a moment of silence to dedicate souls of Rakai fire victims to the Almighty Creator. The parliament chaired by speaker Rebeca Alitwala Kadaga on Tuesday mourned for the souls of St.Bernard Manya in [Read more]

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Akii-Bua stadium saga took another twist, 276M compensates crop owners.

The controversy surrounding the controversial construction of Akii-Bua stadium took another twist when two more Government officials were handed over to Parliament CID after the revelation that Shs276M out of the Shs665M was used to [Read more]

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Newly elected Sheema North MP Kibaaju takes oath

The newly elected Sheema North Member of Parliament, Naome Kibaaju has taken an oath in Parliament bringing the number of the members of Parliament to 456. Kibaaju took the oath this afternoon during a plenary [Read more]

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Parliament task education ministry miss PLE

Parliament has tasked ministry of education and sports to explain to the nation under what circumstances pupils missed Primary Living Examination within only three days. The ultimatum was issued by Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah following [Read more]

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Cosase adjourns inquiries about the closure of 7 banks

The Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile requested for two working days to have all the required documents availed to Parliamentary Commission on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) in the inquiries about the closure and sale [Read more]

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Kadaga orders for probe into sexual Violence

Speaker of the parliament Rebeca Alitwala Kadaga has ordered for the probe into sexual harassment and violence among children in Jinja district. A team of MPs on Gender and Human rights led by parliamentary committee [Read more]

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MPs grill Uganda prison officers over prolonged stay on remand

Members of the parliament on Public Accounts Committee (PAC) grilled Uganda Prisons Service officers over the prolonged stay of prisoners on remand without trial. This followed revelations in the audit reports raised by the Auditor [Read more]