Parliament to honor Commonwealth team

By Benjamin Jumbe. Parliament has invited the Uganda Commonwealth Games team to a luncheon this afternoon. This follows their good performance in the just concluded games held in Gold coast Australia. Parliament’s deputy director of communications HellenKawesa has confirmed the development The team was over the weekend hosted by president Museveni who promised to build …

Bishop Luwalira attacker further remanded

By Ruth Anderah.  A man who threatened to attack the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during an Easter service has further been remanded to Luzira Prison by Mwanga II Grade One Magistrate Julius Mwesigye. This is after the prison’s authorities delivered him after the magistrate had already adjourned the case to May 14th 2018. …

Ex-Bubulo West MP Tony Kipoi to re-appear in Court

By Ruth Anderah. Former Bubulo West Constituency Member of Parliament Tony Kipoi is this morning expected to re-appear before the General Court Martial to know the stage of investigations in his cases. Kipoi who is currently on remand at Makindye Military Barracks is expected to appear before a seven- member court chaired by Lt. Gen.Andrew …

Opposition proposes hash tax measures

By Moses Kyeyune. The opposition has asked the government to expand its tax base through compulsory registration of businesses in the country. The shadow minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Anthony Akol made the proposals in the Alternative Policy Statement submitted to Parliament yesterday. He indicates that the government will make significant gains by …

Royal baby,Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has today given birth to her third child – a boy on St George’s Day. Kensington Palace announced that the baby was born at about 11am, after Kate was taken by car before 6am to the private Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London. The birth appears to have taken place without complications. The …