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VIDEO: Counterfeits distort large Import bill of machinery in Uganda

VIDEO: Counterfeits distort large Import bill of machinery in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Uganda’s import bill on machinery equipment, vehicles & accessories hit nearly $1 Billion dollars (3.6 Trillion), according to the latest report issued by government on Wednesday. But automobiles fitting into this large import bill on …

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VIDEO: Rugunda defends the Constitutional amendment Bill

VIDEO: Rugunda defends the Constitutional amendment Bill Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has defended the Constitution Amendment Bill currently before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, arguing that if the people want it amended, then so be it. The object of the bill is to …

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COMMENT: Mulira wrong on age-limit Bill

The claim that proposed amendment is unconstitutional is peppered with misrepresentation COMMENT | Stuart Oramire | As an ardent reader of senior counsel and citizen, Peter Mulira’s articles, I keenly read the opinion he authored in the Daily Monitor newspaper of October 17, 2017 titled `Constitution should not be tampered with …

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Age limit bill sent to Legal and parliamentary affairs committee

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi Tuesday tabled the con­tro­ver­sial Con­sti­tu­tion Amend­ment Bill 2017 for first read­ing as he seeks to remove the presidential age limit that is cur­rently capped at 75 among other things. The draft bill would pro­vide for the time within …

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Oulanyah calls for calm amid tensions over age limit bill

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Deputy Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has confirmed that he has received two notices of motion in relation to a constitution amendment. In his communication to the members, Oulanyah who chaired the Tuesday session said that he had received two motions. The first …

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Vice President Ssekandi to head NRM caucus on amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The ruling National Resistance Movemen (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus resolved to set up a committee chaired by the Vice President Edward Ssekandi to advise on amendments to land laws. This was revealed by the Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa (Kiboga) who was flanked by the …

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Oboth warns Parliamentary Committee colleagues on land bill

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The chairperson of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee Jacob Markson Oboth has warned his colleagues against expressing their opinion on the land bill that seeks to amend article 26 of the constitution. Oboth (MP West Budama) said that though MPs have the right …

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VIDEO: Museveni meets NRM MPs over the Land Amendment Bill

VIDEO: Museveni meets NRM MPs over the Land Amendment Bill Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Parliament’s committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has summoned the Ministers Betty Amongi and Kahinda Otafiire to state the government position on the Constitutional Amendment bill on land acquisition by government. Two weeks ago, the …

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