Workers who have attained the age of 45years and above and have saved for more than 10years can now have midterm access of up to 20% of their accrued savings after Parliament on Wednesday passed the long awaited National Social Security Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
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Members of Parliament have commended the dedicated service rendered by Hon Florence Lubega, the first female legislator.
Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has dissuaded Members of Parliament against politicising the granting or denying of bail, saying it is improper.
Parliament’s Committee on National Economy has embarked on a tour of Uganda Inter-governmental Fiscal Transfer Reform (UgIFT) Programme funded seed secondary schools as a benchmark for approving a further US$90 million (Shs324b) loan to build more schools.
The Parliament of Uganda will tomorrow, Friday, 8th, October, 2021 host the 23rd National Prayer Breakfast.
This Year’s Prayer Breakfast will be celebrated under the theme: "Responsibility Before God and Man."
Parliament has granted leave to Kilak North MP, Hon Anthony Akol to table a Private Members’ Bill that among others seeks to repeal and rename the ‘Rebecca Kadaga Institute of Parliamentary Studies’ into the Institute of Parliamentary Studies.
Government has stayed the imposition of the specific duty rates of US$ 3 and US$ 3.5 per kilogramme for fabrics and garments respectively, Minister of State for Trade, Hon. Harriet Ntabazi has said.
Opposition MPs have disagreed with government’s plan to digitally track vehicles in a bid to fight criminality.
Parliament is this afternoon expected to pay tribute to the late Proprietor of Hotel Africana, Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige aka BMK.
The Deputy Speaker, Anita Among has flagged off legislators from of Teso, Acholi and Lango to follow up on the reconciliation and verification exercise for livestock compensation.