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The Constitutional Court in Kampala has ruled that Parliament and the Electoral Commission violated the constitution in creating new constituencies. The Parliament of Uganda together with the Electoral Commission has since the seventh Parliament in 2001 demarcated new constituencies  and thereby increasing the size of Parliament. A panel of five Constitutional Court Justices have ruled [...]
Court of Appeal has just confirmed the election of MP Nansana Municipality Wakayima Musoke Hannington Nsereko after dismissing the election petition appeal filed by loser Musoke Hamis Walusimbi with costs. The Court ruling read by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire; found that Walusimbi filed the election appeal out of time,  he didn't carry out due diligence on [...]
The Assistant Commissioner in charge of Nutrition in the Ministry of Health, Samalie Namukose has asked Members of Parliament to strengthen laws and policies related to food and nutrition. Namukose made the appeal at the start of a four-day Parliamentary Nutrition week. Namukose said that the Food and Drug Act has not been amended since [...]
The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) is about to start conducting bone marrow transplant treatment for children who present with blood cancers. The Executive Director, Dr. Jackson Orem made the revelation during a pre-conference meeting ahead of an upcoming International Society of Paediatric Oncology Conference. The conference will attract experts from fifty African countries in Uganda [...]
The chairperson of the Health Committee of Parliament Francis Ayume has called for opening up the treatment of mental health patients to the private sector. Ayume was speaking during a meeting held with officials from Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital and Uganda Psychiatric Association on the Public Health Amendment Bill 2022. Ayume remarked that the [...]
MPs have highlighted high commodity prices as one of the issues they want President Yoweri Museveni to explain during an NRM parliamentary caucus meeting tomorrow. Government chief whip Thomas Tayebwa has summoned the NRM caucus for a meeting at Kololo. The caucus will meet on Wednesday at 2pm and it is expected to interact with [...]
Ugandan farmers are being urged to exercise proper grain management practices to improve the quality of grain produced in the market. According to Paul Ocuna a team leader at the Eastern Africa Grain Council, averagely 70% of all the grain that is produced by small holder farmers in the country doesn't meet the required standards [...]
There was chaos at Wakiso Town council offices when councillors attempted to evict the Town Clerk, Livingstone Kasibante for alleged failure to implement lawful council decisions. During a council sitting yesterday the councillors turned violent, saying that ever since they were sworn in, they have never received the instrument of power to execute their mandate. [...]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the government has no workable solution as yet for Ugandans stuck in Ukraine. The number of Ugandans stuck in Ukraine remains unknown. In a statement dated February 28, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it is "closely following the evolving situation in Ukraine and specifically the conditions of Ugandan [...]
More than 6000 Congolese nationals have so far crossed into Uganda since Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF and the Congolese army launched an offensive against the rebel Allied Democratic Forces. Hedwig Arinitwe, the acting commandant of Bubukwanga refugee transit centre in Bundibugyo district says the asylum seekers are from North Kivu in the DRC. The asylum [...]

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