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Parliament has confirmed a 30- member Shadow Cabinet appointed by the Leader of Opposition (LOP) Mathias Mpuuga. This was during this afternoon’s plenary sitting chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among. Mpuuga officially presented the names of legislators appointed on the Shadow Cabinet. The Shadow Ministers confirmed by Parliament are Ndorwa East MP, Wilfred Niwagaba as […]

The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party yesterday trimmed numbers of candidates in the East African Legislative Assembly by-election race. The development which took place at State House Entebbe, was held in a meeting called to find a replacement for the deceased Mathias Kasamba both in the EALA and […]

The Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr Diana Kanzira Atwine has outlined some of President Museveni’s achievements in the health sector. According to Dr. Atwine, throughout their field based research, President Museveni has helped them in achieving a lot in the Health sector, including the establishment of the medical research council and Uganda Virus Research Institute […]

The Government has so far disbursed sh14bn COVID-19 relief cash to various beneficiaries. The Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi says by yesterday morning, a total number of 143,642 beneficiaries had been paid sh14,712, 531,850 since the exercise kicked off, and the government targets to reach 501,107 beneficiaries across Kampala Metropolitan Area, […]

The Attorney General has petitioned the East African Court of Justice seeking an extension of the time within which to file the government defence in a case where lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi Kiwanuka is challenging a decision to declare Yoweri Museveni as the duly elected President of Uganda.  In March 2021, the Supreme Court of Uganda led by Chief […]

Parliament is set to resume its weekly plenary sittings today after a month’s break. According to the Order Paper from the office of the Clerk to Parliament released yesterday, the House is expected to consider a motion for a resolution of parliament to amend the rules of procedure of Parliament. During today’s sitting, the House […]

The Uganda Driver Licensing System (UDLS), the company authorised to issue driving licences, has revealed that fraudsters and hackers have severally attempted to penetrate its system. According to Andrew Kagoda, the UDLS project manager, the attacks have been detected both at the head office in Kampala and at regional offices, prompting the police to make […]

The three Ugandan Fishermen who were reportedly shot and critically injured by suspected Congolese militiamen yesterday in Kikuube district have been evacuated to Hoima Regional Referral hospital in critical condition. Seremos Byaruhanga, Robert Amukuhikirize and Deo Busobozi, all attached to Nsunzu B landing site in Buhuka Parish Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district were shot […]

A nurse in Butaleja in has died in a traditional shrine while seeking for medical care. Silvia Hasahya, a nurse attached to Busolwe hospital in Butaleja district and has been a resident of Bugangu village in Busabi sub county, died yesterday at a shrine where she had been admitted for two days.  She died from […]

Suspected Congolese Militiamen have shot three Ugandan fishermen on Lake Albert. The incident happened near Senjojo landing site in Buhuka parish Kyangwali Sub County in Kikuube district around 5 am today. The injured fishermen are Robert Amukuhikiriza, Deo Busobozi and Seremos Byaruhanga, all attached to Nsunzu B landing site in Buhuka parish. They sustained injuries […]


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