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Public servants allowances to be increased

By Ritah Kemigisa. Cabinet has approved the proposal to revise and increase allowances for public servants in the country effective next financial year. Briefing journalists at the Uganda Media center about the resolutions made by government on Monday at State house, the deputy director of the center, Col Shaban Bantariza says the resolution is meant …

367.2bn Supplementary budget approved

By Ssebuliba Samuel. Parliament has approved a supplementary budget for the Ministry of defense worth 367.2 billion shillings as an additional funding to cover shortfalls on different items. The requested funds will cover special meals, fuel for land forces, medical products owed to private Hospitals, classified expenditure and fuel for air force. Out of this …

Police deny violating Betty Nambooze’s rights

By Shamim Nateebwa. snateebwa@ug.nationmedia.com Police have dismissed media reports pinning it for allegedly blocking Mukono municipality MP Betty Nambooze from traveling abroad for further treatment. Speaking at the Human rights commission dialogue on Tuesday, The police head of human Rights AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa said they have not yet received any communication from the legislator or …

President Museveni commissions marine boats

By Benjamin Jumbe. President Museveni has underscored the need to reinforce the capacity of the Marine by installing surface radars that can scan and locate every boat on the water. The President was speaking during the commissioning of new marine boats procured from South Africa at a ceremony held at Port Alice Pier Military Base …

Nambooze Lawyers petition Human Rights commission seeking for her immediate release

By Ruth Anderah. Lawyers representing Mukono municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze Bakireke have petitioned the Human Rights commission seeking for her immediate release. According to their petition they want Uganda Human Rights commission to invoke the powers enshrined in article 53 [2] of the constitution to order for immediate release so that she can …