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  • Standards of living for elderly improved-Madada

    State minister for elderly and persons with disability Sulaiman Madada says great strides have been attained in improving standards of living for the elderly. Madada says that unlike the past, the elderly have been prioritized by several institutions mainly government. He is optimistic that the conditions of older persons would


  • Constitutional Court to rule on VP’s fate

    The constitutional court will this Friday 19th September, rule on whether Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi , should be relieved of his duties for alleged breach of the leadership code. This follows a petition by city lawyer Jude Mbabali in 2012 accusing Ssekandi of diverting five government vehicles, fuel estimated


  • Uganda might fail to grow as predicted- Kiwanuka

    Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka warns that the country might not grow at the earlier predicted rate of 6% if fewer revenues are realized This after Uganda Revenue Authority reported a short fall of 500 billion as of last month while parliament continues to oppose tax measures announced in the budget


  • DP to drag govt to court over vacancies in judiciary

    The opposition Democratic Party resolves to join a group of Ugandans planning to drag government to the East African Court of Justice seeking to compel it fill vacancies in the judiciary. DP President Nobert Mao says there has been a clamor from several Ugandans to have the president appoint judges


  • Govt procures 530 acres to resettle families in Hoima

    Government finalizes procurement of 530 acres of land where over 90 families to be affected by construction of the oil refinery in Buseruka Sub County in Hoima district will be resettled. The land is found in Kyakaboga village, Buseruka Sub County and was acquired at 2.3 billion shillings. The Communications


  • MPs defer on re-introduction of term limits

    Members of parliament are divided over a proposal to introduce parliamentary term limits It is reported that there is a section of members of parliament who are attempting to bring this proposal to the attention of the whole house for debate seeking to put in place a 5 year term