MPs approve 65 constituencies

PARLIAMENT- Lawmakers have approved the creation of 65 new constituencies and recommended that the Electoral Commission (EC) should immediately confirm them as constituencies. The MPs want the EC to ...

Court remands former works minister Byandala

Former works and transport Minister, and minister without portfolio, Mr Abraham Byandala has been remanded to Luzira Prison over allegations of abuse of office and causing financial loss to the gover...

Govt officials cited in weighbridge scam

A witness has told a Unra commission of inquiry into corruption in the roads sector that he released some overloaded vehicles stopped at weighbridges at the urging of RDCs and police officials. Weigh...

New constituencies rise to 40 as MPs beg for more

MASAKA- MPs tasked to scrutinise the government request for creation of new counties yesterday went on a begging spree, with member after member lobbying the Local Government minister Adolf Mwesige t...

Civil society want NGO Bill overhauled

KAMPALA. A coalition of civil society groups has petitioned the Internal Affairs ministry and the House committee on Defence to drop majority of clauses in the Non-Governmental Organisations Registra...

UNRA probe starts

Kampala- A commission of inquiry into the alleged mismanagement of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will today start conducting public hearings. The five-member team was appointed by Presid...