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Relief For Labour Companies As Gov’t Scraps Off Certificate Of Good Conduct For Migrant Workers

The government of Uganda through the Gender and Labour Ministry has dropped Interpol- Certificate of Good Conduct as a major requirement for migrant workers except those seeking to work as security guards abroad. The process of obtaining this document from Kololo based Interpol head offices has not only been hectic but also derailed business among…

Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On Activists’ Bid To Recover UGX 169 Billion From Four Commercial Banks

Supreme Court set to hear arguments on activists’ bid to recover UGX 169 Billion from four commercial banks “The Constitutional Court failed in its duty to provide an effective remedy which, in our view, would comprise a refund of taxpayers’ money by the foreign banks, interest, damages and costs,” said advocate Isaac Ssemakadde, who is…

‘We Have More Important Things To Attend To’: Museveni Trashes Sexual Offences & Succession Amendment Bills, Declines Signing!

President Yoweri Museveni has declined to assent to the Sexual Offences Bill, together with the Succession Amendment Bill passed by the Tenth Parliament earlier this year. The Sexual Offences Bill which was presented before parliament by former Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding provides for the criminalization of a range of sexual offences such as indecent…

Museveni Directs UNRA to Award Road Construction Projects to Four Chinese Firms Without Undergoing Competitive Bidding

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) Executive Director Allen Kagina to hand road construction projects to various Chinese firms without undergoing competitive bidding. As per the law, any company that wants to render services to the public under government docket must undergo bidding and the winner is given a contract.…

Panic As Government Finalizes Plan To Seize At least 100 ‘Fraudlently Owned’ Departed Asians’ Properties, Over 600 Tittles Cancelled

Government of Uganda has finalized plans to recover up to 100 Departed Asian properties formerly reclaimed by the Asians despite having received compensation from the government. This development comes after the Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) of the 10th Parliament directed the government to recover the properties and prosecute those who aided…

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