Three dead, 35 injured after two buses collide in Bukedea.

By Adam Bukenya updated at 0952 on Wednesday 15th 2022 Police in Bukedea District in eastern Uganda are investigating the cause of a road crash in which two buses collided killing three people and injuring 35 others. The crash happened at Kachumbala  village along Mbale – Soroti highway in Bukedea district at around 9:40pm when…

Tayebwa Outlines Parliament’s Commitment On Protection Of Family Institution

Published by Musisi Yiga John at 1825 EAT on 3rd June 2022. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has reiterated Parliament’s stand on the protection of marriage in line with the religious and traditional foundations of Uganda. Speaking during Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations service at the Anglican shrine, Nakiyanja-Namugongo in Wakiso District, Tayebwa said the 11th Parliament…

Deputy Speaker Tayebwa Argues Gov’t To Partner With Local Vaccine Manufacturers

Published by Musisi Yiga John Updated 1531 EAT on 03rd June 2022 The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa has asked the Government to implement public private partnerships with local investors who are venturing in vaccine manufacturing to ensure availability of stock at any given time. Tayebwa who toured the Vaccine Access Initiative (VAI) plant…

Deputy Speaker Calls For Increased Funding Towards Sexual Reproductive Health

Published by Musisi Yiga John Updated at 1059 EAT on 30th May 2022. The deputy speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa has called for increased investment in sexual reproductive health to prevent child marriages and teenage pregnancies among girls. According to Tayebwa, focus should be put on prevention of teenage pregnancies among girls, as opposed to…

I will speak about coffee deal soon, says Museveni

By Adam Bukenya updated at 1651 EAT on Monday 23rd 2022 What you need to know: Angry lawmakers had resolved that all waivers were illegally granted by Mr Matia Kasaija, the Finance Minister.  President Museveni has said he will publicly speak on matters surrounding the controversial coffee agreement on June 7. Mr Museveni, in his…

Bazukulu lectured on poverty alleviation

By Queen Shillah Aswingire Updated at 2055 EAT on Sunday 22nd May 2022 Joan Kakwenzire , Presidential Senior Adviser on Poverty Alleviation earlier today welcomed a team of Bazukuku led by State House aide Carol Kembabazi at her farm in Mukono. The purpose of the visit was to encourage youth to engage in meaningful agriculture…