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17:46
17:46

Opposition Boycott: Deputy Speaker Among Brushes Off Quorum Concerns Parliament 3 1

Ssekikubo says that Government cannot sit and debate among themselves, saying the opposition exists as by the laws that govern Parliament and multiparty democracy. He says Parliament should not go on like everything is normal and debate with a one sided house.
15:36
15:36

MPs Want a Public Holiday for Vaccination COVID-19 1 2

Members of parliament on the forum of children’s affairs have urged the government to declare public holidays to scale up vaccination of teachers and students in order to achieve the vaccination target required to reopen schools.
16:53
16:53

Committee Given 10 Days to Scrutinize Museveni’s Concerns on NSSF Bill 1 1

The president in his letter to the Speaker said that the commencement date of the Act needs to be amended so that it comes into force on the date of its publication in the gazette and also that only those who are 45 years old and have saved for over 10 years can access 20 per cent of their savings as anything else would be unsustainable for the fund.
13:17
13:17

Opposition MPs Vow To Boycott Plenary Until Colleagues Are Released security 3 1

The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe, says that they were prompted to take the decision because of the continued incarceration of MPs in non-gazetted areas.
21:07
21:07

Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 1 4 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
09:32
09:32

Committee Recommends Forensic Audit on UGX 53 Bn COVID-19 Relief cash parliament 1

According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
17:45
17:45

Now MPs Demand Monthly Updates on Maternal Deaths from MoH 5

Mbarara Wonman MP, Margaret Ayebare says it is important to get the monthly reports because some of the districts do not submit maternal audit reports to the ministry.
13:00
13:00

MPs Decry Exploitation of Ugandans by Telecom Companies ministry of ict 1 5

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to prevail on the high costs of services provided by telecom companies that is affecting communications countrywide.
16:27
16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 4 1

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 1 2

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
17:19
17:19

MPs Clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings Parliament 1 3

Mubende Municipality MP Bashir Lubega Sempa says although he is an NRM supporter the remarks of the minister were tarnishing the image of NRM. He expressed disappointment over the remarks saying this should not be treated casually.
15:58
15:58

IGP Ochola Battling Unstable High Blood Pressure - Pathologist Uganda Police 4 1

The police has finally spoken out on the health of Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, saying the head of Police is suffering from unstable high blood pressure.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
09:43
09:43

MPs Demand List of Ugandans Holding Diplomatic Passports Parliament 1 4

According to the Committee chairperson Betty Nambooze, several Ugandans not designated to hold the diplomatic passports poses the red passports. She cited local government councillors and ordinary citizens.
19:07
19:07

Gov’t Engaging 16 NGOs over Suspension Parliament 1 3

Sixteen of the 54 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that were suspended in August are engaging Government to have their suspension lifted.
11:43
11:43

Rwenzururu Unhappy With Leaders for Frustrating Rebuilding of Institution 2 4

According to OBR leaders led by Prime Minister Joseph Kule Muranga, many of the leaders have not been supportive of the agenda to rebuild the Institution’s trust among the community and the government.
09:05
09:05

MPs to Consider Increasing NMS Annual Budget By UGX 100Bn for Mama Kits, Drugs 5 4

The legislators were reacting to a statement by Moses Kamabare, the General Manager of NMS, who noted that the agency needs an additional shillings of 100billion.
19:09
19:09

Gov’t Cleared to Borrow UGX 530bn Loan for Construction of Secondary Schools Parliament 2 1

According to the Ministry, 116 schools will be constructed out of which 84 schools will be in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools in the refugee-hosting districts. At least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
20:30
20:30

Prime Minister Terminates Kyegegwa Road Contractor 2 3

The 1. 8 Billion Shillings Kakabara-Nabingola road was constructed under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP. The program that is under the Office of the Prime Minister is intended to support refugee-hosting communities.
13:46
13:46

MPs Task National Water to Extend Piped Water to all Town Councils Parliament 1 4

This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the managing director NWSC told the legislators that they are only mandated to operate in cities, municipalities and a few urban town councils which are designated to them by the Ministry of water.
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