Ugandan Speaker Jacob Oulanya dies in USA

The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda, Jacob L'okori Oulanyah is dead. Oulanyah passed away in a hospital in Seattle, USA where he has been battling an unidentified illness.

His death was announced by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Sunday at 1:07 pm through his official Twitter handle.

Government on the spot over empty oil reserves amid escalating fuel crisis

Members of Parliament have quizzed officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development over the skyrocketing fuel prices in the country.

The MPs on the Committee of Finance believe that the ongoing fuel crisis would have been averted if the county’s oil reserves were full.