Assistant RDCs to cost taxpayers extra Shs3b

Uganda, April 26 -- The appointment of more than 300 assistant Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) will increase the country's wage bill by Shs3b annually, a development legislators said was counte... Read More

I don't regret receiving service award - Mpuuga

Uganda, April 23 -- How was your tenure as LoP? It was action-packed. We worked from day one to the last, and I have not stopped working. It was two-and-half years of intense action in a changing pol... Read More

MPs renew push for minimum wage

Uganda, April 23 -- Legislators on the Parliamentary Forum on Labour, Decent Employment and Productivity have renewed the call for the government to set a minimum wage. The legislators, who had conve... Read More

Govt to inject over Shs570b into private vaccine factory

Uganda, April 22 -- The government will invest Shs578b into the contentious Dei BioPharma Ltd, a drugs and vaccines manufacturing plant owned by private businessman Mathias Magoola, the Minister for S... Read More

'54% of Ugandans do not see taxes' worth'

Uganda, April 21 -- While many Ugandans say their government has the right to collect taxes, more than half are unhappy and believe the said taxes are not used for the wellbeing of citizens, a percept... Read More

Focus education on devt, not just grades- Musenero

Uganda, April 20 -- The Minister in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Monica Musenero, has asked teachers, educationists and policy makers across East Africa to focus their education sy... Read More

Parliament defies Museveni, blocks merger of agencies

Uganda, April 20 -- Parliament has blocked the rationalisation and merging of several government agencies defying earlier calls by President Museveni to support the process. Some of the agencies save... Read More

NIRA given mandate toconduct civil marriages

Uganda, April 19 -- Parliament yesterday passed a law transferring the powers to conduct civil marriages from the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) to the National Identification and Registra... Read More

Govt applauds Aga Khan University on education

Uganda, April 18 -- The Minister of State for Higher Education, Dr John Chrysostom Muyingo, has applauded Agha Khan University for undertaking key and strategic investments in education. Dr Muyingo w... Read More

Parliament seeks Shs125b for per diem, salaries

Uganda, April 15 -- Parliament has endorsed an increase of its budget by Shs125b to cater for salaries, travel, per diem and operational costs in the offices of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Leader of ... Read More