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19:01
19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
17:46
17:46

People Talking About Poverty Should Be Arrested - Gen. Elwelu Soroti district 1

Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
17:35
17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 6 1

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
12:17
12:17

Rakai DP Members Defy Top Leadership on Grassroots Elections DP wrangles 3 1 Top story

Dick Ssebbowa, the Rakai District Mobilisation Secretary, says the top party organ acted on selfish grounds and machinations, which led to an illogical decision that endangers the party values.
21:21
21:21

Walubiri's UPC Faction to Issue Parallel Election Roadmap Jimmy Akena 2 1 Top story

Walubiri says Akena and his group are not UPC members to determine the party road-map.
20:10
20:10

EC to Spend UGX 24.5billion on Voter's Register Display Exercise 2021 elections 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the EC Chaiperson, says they agreed to scale down on some of the activities that require money. He said however, that they are still engaging the Finance Ministry to agree on how much can be cut without affecting Commission work.
17:22
17:22

Court Adjourns Ssekikubo’s Trial Over Missing Records 1 Top story

However, on Monday court failed to proceed with the trial after the defense lawyers led by Medard Lubega Ssegona told the magistrate that the state had failed disclose how they intend to proceed with prosecution. Ssegona specifically argued that the state was erroneously reinstating a case of 2010, which was heard and dismissed by court because of poor prosecution and lack of evidence against his client.
15:49
15:49

Tax Clearance Not a Requirement to Participate in Elections- EC

EC chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told reporters at the Electoral Commission headquarters along Jinja Road in Kampala that unless the law is amended to allow for the tax clearance certificates, they will not be part of the requirements for the intending candidates.
14:15
14:15

FDC Councilors, NEC Disagree on KCCA Speaker's Race 6 1 Top story

According to the caucus report signed by the Chairperson, Farida Nakabugo, the election was conducted and Kawalya emerged winner with ten votes. Nyanjura didn’t garner any vote since some members declined to vote.
07:09
07:09

KCCA Speaker's Elections Set for March Kampala Capital 3 5 Top story

In a February 17th, 2020 letter to the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says KCCA will hold an ordinary meeting for the election of the Speaker and Deputy speaker under the supervision of a magistrate appointed by the court registrar.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
20:24
20:24

Thousands Pay Homage to St Charles Lwanga Masaka Diocese 3 1

The Retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese John Baptist Kaggwa led the Catholics in a mass in which they reflected on Lwanga’s lifestyle and high sense of affection to faith which he exhibited when he braved death at the expense of Mwanga’s orders to denounce his newly found Christianity faith.
15:13
15:13

Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects Jinja 2 1

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infrastructure projects.
13:07
13:07

NEC Suspends Kidandala as DP Organising Secretary 1

According to Mao, Kidandala was suspended with immediate effect untill further notice and replaced with his deputy Shafik Dembe.
10:58
10:58

Court Quashes COSASE Recommendations on Presidential Handshake doris akol 1

The money was given to government officials following court victory against oil company, Heritage in London in 2015. Here, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) dismissed a case filed by Heritage, which had challenged a decision by URA to collect a Shs 1.1 trillion capital gains tax. This was after Heritage sold its stake to Tullow Oil.
20:11
20:11

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi Agriculture 1 5

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the schools were not adequately prepared to roll out the new curriculum.
18:20
18:20

Prosecutors Ponder Strike Over Unfulfilled Government Promises

Batson Baguma, the president of the Uganda Association of Prosecutors said that since their inception, they have grappled with issues of stagnation in rank, poor and discriminatory pay, poor facilitation, excessive workload, and limited training opportunities among others, which have negatively affected their members.
18:05
18:05

Inadequate Staffing Crippling DPP’s Work

Speaking at the ODPP’s office in Kampala while receiving prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, the new minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Charles Elemu Ogwal, said they only have 40 percent of the required staff.
15:55
15:55

DP Youth Members Storm Party Headquarters, Disrupt NEC Meeting 2 1

Fatuma Nassali from Kawempe Corner Zone says they are here to support Kidandala and see how NEC plots against him.
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