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MPs Pass Tax On Export Of Leaf Tobacco

Ugandan traders dealing in exportation of unprocessed tobacco leaf will now be required to pay a tax of about shs3,000 per kilogramme order to boost the currently undervalued business. This tax comes with the passing of the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Bill, 2021 on Monday, 03 May 2021. The Vice Chairperson of Parliament’s Committee on Finance,…

Sad: EALA MP Mathias Kasamba Passes On

Member of Parliament for East Africa legislative Assembly and National Resistance Movement Director of Mobilization, Hon. Mathias Kasamba has kicked the bucket. Kasamba’s death was officially confirmed by National Resistance Movemen Hon Kasule Lumumba.Hon Mathias died on Tuesday evening 27,2021 from Nakasero Hospital where he had been receiving specialized treatment a few days ago. “The…

‘Go Slaughter Them’- FDC Endorses Ssemujju Nganda For Speaker Of Parliament Race

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has fully endorsed Kira Municipality legislator Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda in the Speakership race for the 11th Parliament. The announcement was made by the Party Chairman Amb. Waswa Birigwa. He noted that the decision was reached through the party’s top organs, the working committee, the Parliamentary caucus and the National…

Museveni Knifes Troubled Ntambi, Appoints New Equal Opportunities Commission Leaders

The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni has dropped troubled Sylivia Muwebwa Nabatanzi Ntambi and appointed Safia Jjuko Nalule as new Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Chairperson. According to a letter addressed to the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the president also appointed Mr. Ojok Joel Cox as Vice Chairperson while Denis Tumusime,…

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