Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament is expected to handle 22 bills and 28 petitions currently before the house as it resumes on Tuesday January 9th. The House took a Christmas break on December 20 shortly after the passing of the Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2017 which, among others, removed presidential age limits, reinstated term limits and extended the term of […]

FRAUD? Parliament gives Roko Construction Rwanda Shs180 billion deal within 72 hours

FRAUD? Parliament gives Roko Construction Rwanda Shs180 billion deal within 72 hours

Uganda’s Parliament has been accused of flouting Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) regulations after it awarded a multibillion deal to Roko Construction Uganda and Roko Construction Rwanda to build new chambers of the national assembly. The contract worth Shs179 billion was concluded within 72hours from the bidding stage to Evaluation Committee, Contracts […]

Parliament passes huge 2017-2018 budget in bitter win for Museveni gov’t

Parliament passes huge 2017-2018 budget in bitter win for Museveni gov’t

Parliament on Wednesday passed a 29-trillion-Shillings budget for the 2017/2018 financial year after a prolonged debate. The House presided over by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah managed to beat the deadline set by the Public Finance Act which requires legislators to have the budget approved by 31st May. The new budget will see expenditures for […]