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18:59
18:59

Govt Faulted for Ignoring UK Terror Alert Parliament 4 1 Top story

The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding that attacks on Uganda could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners...
17:58
17:58

MPs, Govt Agencies Top List of Tax Defaulters Parliament 3 1

This is contained in the Ministry of Finance’s response to the issues raised by the Opposition in Parliament on the charter of fiscal responsibility for the financial year 2021/2022-2025/26. According to the list, individuals and private companies owe a sum of 137 billion Shillings while government entities owe 209 billion Shillings to the government.
15:50
15:50

Church of Uganda Names New Bishops for Nebbi, Mbale Diocese 1

Rev. Ozelle has previously served as Diocesan Secretary and Diocesan Administrator of Nebbi Diocese, Archdeacon of two Archdeaconries, parish priest, and Chaplain of several schools. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Theological College in Singapore, a Certificate in Administrative Law and a Bachelor of Divinity from Uganda Christian University (UCU).
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13:41

The Changing Face of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba

The institute, established in 2009, is Uganda's centre for training, research and consultancy in the field of petroleum exploration, recovery, refinement and responsible utilization of Oil and Gas Resources. It is one of the developments towards building skills for Ugandans to benefit from the Oil and Gas sector.
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LOP Demands Scorecard on President Museveni's Security Measures 4 1 Top story

Mpuuga made the demand during the Wednesday press conference at Parliament in relation to recent explosions that claimed two lives in two separate attacks. The first explosion went off in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala claiming the life of one Emily Nyinaneza, while the other was on a Bushenyi bound bus and claimed the life of one Isaac Matovu.
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We Are Victimized for Our Work -AFIEGO Boss PAU 3 1 Top story

Dickens Kamugisha says AFEIGO is being targeted for its work around land rights and the environment in the Albertine Graben.
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It is Constitutional to Deny Bail – Speaker Oulanyah 5 1

MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana are facing several charges, including murder, attempted murder, aiding and abetting terrorism. They were on Monday denied bail by Masaka High Court Judge, Lawrence Tweyanze saying that their release would jeopardize investigations since they are currently under trial.
17:41
17:41

Gov’t to Present Statement on Terror Attacks on Wednesday Parliament 3 1

The Minister of Internal Affairs Gen David Muhoozi who was present in Parliament said he had come prepared with his statement but had not circulated it to members.
15:50
15:50

Organization Wants Parliament to Criminalize Settlement on Floating Islands 7 1

In their proposals regarding the Bill, retired Lt. Sam Kigula, the Chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization told MPs that people who settle on floating Islands pollute the lake. He said that there is a need for a law to stop these settlements.
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16:56

Fish Traders Want Maw Size Clarified in New Bill fish maw 3 1

In their presentation to the committee, Kiyingi appealed for a clear definition of fish maws sizes, court, gazetted or authorized areas for purposes of buying and selling of fish maws.
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NSSF Midterm Access: Consensus Reached, But Supervision Remains Contentious Parliament 6 1

Muwanga Kivumbi, the Butambala MP says that allowing the management of the fund to go to Finance would mean finance can easily access this money and this is dangerous looking at the state of indebtedness.
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19:27

Fishermen Appeal to MPs on Boat Size Requirement boats 3 1

The Uganda Fisheries & Fish Conservation Association Chairman Seremos Kamuturaki told MPs that using a 28 feet boat is very problematic because different lakes have different sizes to accommodate all the fishermen. He says that some lakes are deeper than the others whereas others are shallow too shallow to accommodate the size of the boat prescribed by the Fish Act.
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Clerk to Parliament Faults Director for Communication Protocol Breach 1

This standoff follows an internal memo written by Bakwega on October 14, to the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, seeking the inclusion of his name and that of Ranny Ismael, the Assistant Director in the Office of the Government Chief Whip to the Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
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Fish Exporters Seek Ban on Local Consumption of Nile Perch 4 1 Top story

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill was recently tabled before Parliament and seeks to consolidate and reform the law relating to the management of fisheries products and aquaculture due to a number of challenges and emerging issues in the regulation and management of the sector which are not addressed.
18:17
18:17

Mind Your Language, Speaker Oulanyah Tells MPs Parliament 5 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has asked Members of Parliament to refrain from using unparliamentary language while debating, saying the debates are broadcasted live to all Ugandans.
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17:25

Private Teachers Petition Education Committee on Relief Funds 3 1

The private teachers’ leaders under the National Private Schools Teachers’ Association -NAPSTA on Thursday appeared before Parliament’s Education Committee to respond to a recent motion in parliament urging government to come up with a recovery plan for private education schools.
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16:03

MPs Baffled by Birth, Academic Certificates of New CAA Boss Joel Ssenyonyi 4 1

Members of Parliament have asked the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Director General Fred Bamwesigye to produce his birth certificate and academic papers to help ascertain proof of his age.
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15:52

Private School Owners Seek UGX 100m Recovery Fund Per Institution 6 2

Education Institutions were first closed on 18th March, 2020 when President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a national lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This directly impacted 73,240 government and private preprimary, primary, secondary, tertiary and higher institutions with 15.12 million learners and 548,182 teachers.
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UMEME Seeks UGX 500BN to Settle Connection Backlog 2 1

Florence Nsubuga, the UMEME Chief Operations Officer, says they need at least Shillings 500 billion to connect applicants whose applicants were processed before the ECP funding got depleted.
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