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MPs reject mandatory vaccination

By Sarah Achen Kibisi. Legislators have passed the Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with the proposed mandatory vaccination rejected. The MPs deleted clause 47 (2) which prescribed a fine of Ushs1 million or imprisonment not exceeding three months for those who fail or neglect to comply with provisions on vaccination and revaccination.  The decision was […]

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Among instructs AG on Soroti election allegations

By Sarah Achen Kibisi. The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has instructed the Attorney General, Kiwanuka Kiryowa to find out what could have happened on Soroti rigging allegations  to be resolved. Her directive comes after Hon. Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda raised a Matter of Privilege regarding the alleged break-in of the home of Hon.  Ann Adeke  […]

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URA  targets Ushs 25 trillion in 2022/2023 financial year

By Sarah Kibisi Achen. Appearing before the parliamentary Budgets committee chaired by Keefa Kiwanuka, the state minister for finance, planning and economic development  Amos Lugoolobi said that the revenue projections are expected from Net tax collections of 23.75trillion and none tax collection of 1.79 trillion in the coming financial year. Lugoolobi said that the biggest […]

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Jacob Oulanyah’s rise in political career

By Our Reporters. Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah who passed on on March 20, 2022 was born (23 March 1965 . He was a Ugandan Agricultural Economist, Lawyer, and politician, who served as the Speaker of the 11th Parliament of Uganda. Hon Oulanyah was elected Speaker on 24 May 2021, after defeating his predecessor  and rival Speaker […]