• Government defends self on evicted miners

    The energy minister Irene Muloni says government has not neglected the artisans in the mining sector however, but that they are trying to organize them for legal activities as small scale miners. Muloni at the Energy annual joint sector review at Munyonyo notes that government had temporarily halted the activities

  • Over 30 MPs want Kadaga to apologize over mess in parliament

    A group of 30 Mps under the newly formed Parliamentary Forum on Constitutional Supremacy demand a public apology from the Speaker of parliament over the chaotic scenes that happened in parliament last week. The forum led by Aswa County MP Reagan Okumu, Otuke woman MP Sylvia Akello and Maracha East

  • Standoff on age limit likely to affect the economy – BOU

    The Central Bank warns that if the current standoff over constitutional amendments is not resolved quickly, it will negatively impact on the economy. The Executive Director for Research at the Bank of Uganda Adam Mugume says disagreements and fights are normal but if they are sustained, they can scare away

  • Three opposition MPs arrested

    MPs Robert Kyagulanyi, Ssemuju Nganda and Moses Kasibante have been arrested. The three are among the 25 that were suspended from parliament following the brawl over the presidential age limit last week. According to police,19 of those suspended were charged with among others ; malicious damage of property and assaulting

  • MUK law dons want age limit motion recalled

    Makerere University Law dons advice parliament to stop the consideration of the constitutional amendment bill 2017.In a position paper issued to the media, 22 lecturers points out that it was wrong for speaker Rebecca Kadaga to allow the Raphael Magyezi motion on the floor when she had previously ruled when

  • Grenade thrown at opposition MP’s homes

    Police confirms grenade attacks at the homes of Kyadondo East MP, Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and Makindye West MP, Allan Ssewanyana.Ssewanyana’s home in Kilombe, in Makindye division and that of MP Kyagulanyi in Magere were early today attacked by unknown people who threw grenades in their compounds causing