Ministers censure motion for next week

Members of Parliament fronting for the censure of two ministers implicated in the Public Accounts Committee report on compensation are set to table their motion next week. Former Attorney General, Prof. Khiddu Makubuya and then Finance Minister, Syda Bbumba were pinned in the report tabled before the House last evening, for sanctioning payment of billions …

Ivory worth Shs 1billion recovered

Uganda Revenue Authority has today handed over ivory worth 1 billion shillings to the Uganda Wild life Authority. ┬áThe 176 pieces of ivory were recovered together 189 pieces of hippo teeth and monitor lizards, worth 400 million shillings. The animal products were intercepted from traders who attempted to export them illegally. The URA Assistant Commissioner …

NRM Concedes Jinja defeat

The ruling National Resistance Movement has conceded defeat in the Jinja East by-election. The Forum for Democratic Change candidate Paul Mwiru was announced winner after beating his closest opponent Nathan Igeme Nabeta. Mwiru beat Nabeta by 1701 votes becoming the winner in the hotly contested race. The NRM spokesperson Karoro Okurut says they did everything …

Museveni to address Parliament today

President Yoweri Museveni is today expected to address parliament on matters of oil and gas. This comes days after government signed fresh agreements with Tullow oil even after parliament halted the process. Government has however ever since defended the move saying these were not new contracts but were only completing the ones which were already …