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18:44
18:44

Education Ministry Renews Call for Radio Sets for Learners Parliament 1 4

The government planned to procure radio sets as one of the measures to ensure that there was continuity in learning after the closure of all educational institutions and other concentration centres following an outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
17:19
17:19

Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.
15:10
15:10

Frail Magode Ikuya Appears for Vetting 1 3 Top story

The 74-year-old member of the National Historical Forum could hardly move on his own and depended on the support from close friends and relatives such as Geoffrey Ekanya, the Tororo County North Member of parliament and his Tororo county South counterpart, Fredrick Angura when he appeared at parliament.
07:22
07:22

North Kigezi Diocese Bishop Dead 1

Sources at the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat told our reporter that the late Bishop Magezi had been first admitted in Mbarara hospital two weeks ago and later transfered to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he succumbed to Covid-19.
22:02
22:02

Gen Otafire Defends Ownership of Munyonyo Land Parliament 5 1

On Tuesday, Otafire claimed that he is in possession of the land title and tasked Khan to prove otherwise that he actually has receipts of ground rent for the property since he claims to be a Kibanja owner.
22:00
22:00

Committee Queries Academic Papers of Three Ministerial Appointees 11th Parliament 1 2

Isaiah Sasaga, the Budadiri East MP, a member of the committee, says that some of the appointees had missing documents. He says that others had varying names on their Ordinary and Advanced level certificates.
17:42
17:42

Pictorial: Appointments Committee Vets New Ministers cabinet ministers Top story

The others approved on Tuesday are Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki, the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Betty Amongi Ongom, the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development and others.
17:13
17:13

Parliament Approves More Cabinet Ministers 1 5

Those who were confirmed on Tuesday by the committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among are Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of Information, Communications, Technology and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Maria Goretti Kitutu, the Minister for Karamoja Affairs.
14:03
14:03

New MPs Operating from Public Restaurants, Vehicles Parliament 3 1

Although MPs have not yet been allocated office space, only about of those who were in the 10th Parliament have retained their offices, while over 350 MPs are waiting for parliamentary processes to take shape.
09:11
09:11

Women MPs Ask Female Ministers to Fight Corruption UWOPA 1 2

“The number of full cabinet Ministers now stands at 14 out of 31 constituting 45.2 percent and the State Ministers are 24 out of 50 making it 48 percent," said UWOPA Chairperson Kamugo. "As a country and women, we are happy that Uganda is making progress towards gender parity which the country made commitments to under the AU African charter on election, democracy and governance.”
06:51
06:51

COVID-19 Vaccine Theft: Health Ministry to Take Stock Parliament 1 2 Top story

According to Aceng, they will conduct an assessment on the different health facilities both Government and private that received the vaccines to administer them free of charge.
18:31
18:31

Ministers Janet Museveni, Rebecca Kadaga vetted via Zoom New Ministers 1 2

The Appointments Committee of Parliament sitting on Monday vetted First Lady Janet Museveni and Minister of Education and the 1st Deputy Prime Minister Rebecca Kadaga virtually via zoom.
16:20
16:20

Deputy Speaker Anita Among Chairs her First Plenary Parliament 3 1

The passing of the proposal to increase the number of Ministers from 80 to 81 and the approval of Robinah Nabbanja happened without debate in the plenary sessions chaired by Deputy Speaker Annet Anita Among.
15:41
15:41

Parliament Issues New Guidelines To Contain COVID-19 Spread 2 1

Uganda has since June 1st registered a high number of Covid-19 cases and latest data from the Ministry of Health shows that the new cases have increased the total number of infections to 63,099 and total number of deaths to 434.
13:48
13:48

Robinah Nabbanja Confirmed, Becomes Uganda's First Female Premier Prime Minister 1 4

Chris Baryomunsi, the Kinkizi East MP on Monday moved a motion seeking the approval of Nabbanja as the Prime Minister, describing Nabbanja as a hardworking and a no-nonsense person when it comes to fighting corruption and proper use of public resources.
12:39
12:39

Number of Ministers Further Increased to 81 Parliament 3 1

Parliament has approved the creation of the position of yet another Minister of State bringing the number of the cabinet to 81, from the 80 it had reached last week.
12:09
12:09

Parliament Approves Jessica Alupo as Vice President 1 3 Top story

Alupo is a retired Major of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). She first joined the cabinet as State Minister for Youth in 2009 and later served as Minister of Education and Sports between 2011 and 2015. But she lost her parliamentary seat in 2016 to Violet Akurut Adome and failed to return to the post-election Cabinet.
16:43
16:43

Oil and Gas: New Licensing Roadmap Set As Gov’t Woos Oil Investors TOTAL UGANDA 1 3 Top story

Director Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Department, Honey Malinga says the grant of exploration licenses is expected to take place at the end of this year.
16:52
16:52

Karamoja MPs Protest Appointment of Nandutu, Kitutu As Ministers cabinet 1 3 Top story

Members of Parliament from the Karamoja region have protested the appointments of Maria Goretti Kitutu and Agnes Nandutu as Ministers in charge of Karamoja.
22:18
22:18

I Don't Need Help Choosing Cabinet Ministers - Museveni 1 Top story

Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah said that he had not officially received the list of those appointed asking the President to avail the list to his office so that vetting of the ministers can take place.
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