Parliament Vets Auditor General-Designate Edward Akol

The Appointments Committee of Parliament vetted the Auditor General-designate, Edward Akol. Sources in the Committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament, Annet Anita Among say they overwhelmingly recommended that the President appoint Edward Akol for the job. Akol is expected to replace Uganda’s long-serving Auditor General, John F S Muwanga. John Muwanga has been at […]

Gulu Hospital Officials Probed by MPs Over Dismantled ICU

The Parliament Committee on Government Assurances and Implementation is investigating the Circumstances under which officials at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in Gulu City allegedly disaggregated its Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The probe comes after a visit by members of the Committee chaired by Abed Bwanika on Friday to follow up on government assurances and promises […]

Prof. Ogenga Latigo: Among, Tayebwa don’t deserve Speakership

The first Leader of the Opposition under the restored multi-party system in Uganda, Professor Morris Ogenga Latigo has lashed the current leadership at Parliament. Latigo, the former Agago MP told Uganda Radio Network that Annet Anita Among and her Deputy, Thomas Tayebwa do not deserve to serve in the positions they are currently holding. Ogenga […]

Parliament: NRM Shakes up Sectoral Committee Leadership

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has dropped and replaced long serving committee leaders as Parliament approved designation of members to sectoral committees for the fourth session. Parliament was on Wednesday 19 June 2024 meeting for the first time since the National Budget presentation held on Thursday last week. The day’s business consisted only of […]

Police Fire Teargas, Live Bullets to Stop Ssenyonyi from Touring the NEMA Eviction Wreckage in Lubigi

Police and the army on Monday afternoon fired live bullets and teargas to disperse a gathering at Lubigi swamp in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district where the National Environment and Management Authority (NEMA) has been evicting residents since May 27, 2024. Police and the soldiers intervened to disperse the gathering shortly after the arrival of politicians […]

MPs Remanded to Luzira Prison Over Corruption

The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has remanded three Members of Parliament to Luzira Prison on charges of corruption for soliciting money from the Uganda Human Rights Commission in order to increase its budget. The MPs are; Yusuf Mutembuli, MP for Bunyole East Constituency in Butaleja District, resident of Bweyogerere-Kirinya cell in Kira Municipality Wakiso District, […]

Tayebwa Commends Italy on Significant Contribution Towards Uganda’s Socio-economic Transformation

Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has praised Italy’s significant contribution to Uganda’s socio-economic transformation, describing it as a “shining example” of international cooperation. Speaking at the 78th Italian National Day at the Ambassador’s residence in Kampala, Tayebwa who was the Guest of Honor, acknowledged Italy’s support in various sectors, including health, education, agriculture, and […]

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