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Petitons

Sent to Responsible Minister

The scrapping of B.A Ethics and Human Rights At MUK

Makerere University students offering B.A Ethics and Human Rights petitioned Parliament over a proposal by the University  Senate to scrap the course; 950 students are currently offering the course; students and lecturers prayed that the decision by the Unive... More »

Committee Report Adopted

Former Workers of Coffee Marketing Board

A petition by former  workers of Coffee Marketing Board; they are seeking the intervention of Parliament to investigate the circumstances under which they have not been paid for more than 18 years now. Prayers Parliament carries out an investigation to establ... More »

In Committee

Against Disadvantageous Tax Regimes and Trade Barriers

The petitioners are manufactures of aluminium stranded conductors under permit number 007, domestic and building cables under power cables under permit number 001010 among other products. They are aggrieved that they are facing several structural disadvantages... More »

Committee Report Adopted

Unlawful Termination from Service

The petitioners served as prisons officers at various ranks and positions in Kasese District Local Government Prisons until 14 July 2006 when administration was taken over by the central Government and brought under the Uganda Prisons Service in accordance wit... More »

In Committee

Low Status of Life-Saving Emergency Services in Lira

The petitioners are from the community of Lira district and petitioned Parliament on the low status of life-saving emergency services for pregnant women and newborns in the health centers IIIs and IVs in the district. This petition highlighted the urgent need ... More »

In Committee

Tax Evasion by Tobacco Companies

The petitioner, Mark Niwamani is a Ugandan citizen who is concerned about the mass tax evaded by British American Tobacco, BAT Uganda Star Provident Fund Company and Leaf Tobacco Commodities Limited amounting to a tune of UGX 41,673,883,471 and UGX 20 billion ... More »

In Committee

Eviction of Residents of Rubaga South Constituency

The petitioners are residents of Kironde, Nanfuka, Ndeeba, Sembule, Nalukolongo, Mutundwe, Nakayiza and Kajumbi areas in Rubaga South Who are faced with unlawful eviction from their respective residences and places of work as a result of the Kampala City Counc... More »

In Committee

Unpaid Terminal benefits and pensions

The petitioners are former workers of Uganda posts and Telecommunications Corporation and were under 45 years of age at the time of divestiture (into Uganda Telecommunications Limited (UTL), Uganda Posts Limited (UPL), Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) an... More »

In Committee

Low Status of Life-Saving Emergency Services in Kabale

The petitioners are residents of Kabale District highlighting the urgent need for basic and comprehensive emergency obstetrics and newborn care services at the Health centres IIIs and IVs in Kabale District. The petitioners also intimated that all the seven he... More »

In Committee

On Bank of Baroda’s employees’ rights

The petitioners are the National Union of Clerical Commercial Professional and Technical Employees (NUCCPTE), a trade union affiliated to the National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU). Whose members, Bank of Baroda employees hadn’t been accorded their rig... More »

In Committee

Lack of Access to Affordable Medical Facilities

The petitioners are residents of Daban Sub-County in Busia District who are aggrieved over lack of access to affordable medical facilities within the subcounty Prayers/objective of the petition A health centre III is constructed in Daban Sub County, just like ... More »

In Committee

Against Imminent Mass Eviction and Environmental Hazards

The petition is by elders and residents of Kawaala zone (II) LC 1, Namungoona Zone and Kasubi Parish-Lubaga Zone against imminent mass Eviction and Environmental Hazards faced as a consequence Of Kampala Capital City Authority, National Environment Management ... More »

In Committee

On Social Security of Older Persons

The petitioners are older persons under the umbrella of the Uganda Social Protection Platform, the National Network for Older Persons of Uganda, the Uganda Reach the Aged Association and Allied Organizations for Supporting the Social Security for Older Persons... More »

In Committee

On the State of Iganga Municipality Central Market

The electorate of Iganga Municipality are aggrieved by the dilapidated state of Iganga Municipality central market that doubles as a regional center of business for the districts of Iganga, Luuka, Mayuge, Namutumba and Bugiri, among others. The Market was buil... More »

In Committee

Delay of return of the MV Kalangala Ship

The petitioners are residents of Bujumba Constituency, Kalangala District, who have been greatly distressed by the delayed return of the MV Kalangala Ship. The operations of the said ship on the lake were suspended temporarily by the Minister of Works and Tran... More »

In Committee

Over non-payment for tobacco delivered

Tobacco Farmers from Bugangaizi West Constituency, Kibaale District sold their tobacco to Continental Tobacco (U) Ltd and Premier Garden Tobacco (U) Ltd. For the last four months, they have not received their payment Prayers/Objectives of petition Parliament i... More »

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Against excise duty on carbonated soft drinks

The petitioners are members of the carbonated soft drink industry in Uganda comprising of Century Bottling Company Ltd, Crown Beverages Ltd, Harris International, Bukheresa, SAI Beverages and Galaxy Beverages appealing to the Government to revise the excise du... More »