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WHO intensely focused on global COVID-19 vaccine trials

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that six months after first sounding the international alarm over COVID-19, it is now intensely focused on shepherding global vaccine candidates through the necessary trials. Among them, the Access to COVID19  Tools (ACT) Accelerator, launched in April, has …

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MPs moot Bill to amend NSSF Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament plan to table a Bill to amend the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act of 1985 to allow workers’ access their savings before the age of 50. The Act currently provides that a member of the Fund shall be entitled to benefits …

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Committee recommends scrapping of political head title from KCCA Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Presidential Affairs committee of Parliament has recommended the scrapping of the title “political head of the Capital City” from Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) 2010 Act. The committee which has been scrutinising the amendment bill of the KCCA Act says the title, political head …

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COMMENT: Behind new Sugar Act

Thank you parliament for ensuring that new law on sugar shifts from ‘bitter’ Sugar Bill to new ‘Sweat’ Sugar Act COMMENT | Michael Mugabira | The Parliament of Uganda delivered a land mark victory on Nov.21 by passing the Sugar Act to streamline the affairs of the sugar industry. The Sugar Bill …

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