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16:30
16:30

Urgently Recall Sexual Offences Bill Says Akina Mama wa Afrika fida uganda 1 Top story

The groups says instead of criminalizing sex work, specific regulatory frameworks should be put in place to protect sex workers and grant them the same rights as any other laborer.
13:05
13:05

Gov’t Lacks Work Plan for UGX 200b Withdrawn From Petroleum Fund 1

Section 59 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (PFMA), provides that petroleum revenue is to be used to finance infrastructure and development projects only.
12:09
12:09

Parliament Spends Over UGX 1 Billion To Hire Tents plenary 1 Top story

Parliament has spent over 1 billion shillings for hiring two tents that are currently used for plenary sessions.
19:22
19:22

Kadaga Reveals how Gov’t Tried to Kill and Replace Sexual Offenses Bill 10th parliament 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament has commended Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) for braving the executive and moving with the gender-related bills that have been passed.
19:13
19:13

Reduced Funding to Agricultural Sector Worries Minister and Opposition 1 2

Parliament on Friday passed a 44.77 trillion Shillings National Budget under which allocations to the Agricultural sector were drastically cut from 1.3 trillion in the current financial year to 799 billion in the new one.
18:33
18:33

Parliament Approves UGX 44.7 Trillion Budget; Debt Servicing is Biggest Item 1 5 Top story

Government plans to collect 22.63 trillion Shillings with over 20.83 trillion coming from tax revenue in the coming financial year 2021/2022. This is to help finance the 44.77 trillion Shillings budget passed by parliament today, of which 38% is going for debt servicing.
17:49
17:49

Gov’t Entities Failed to Spend UGX 951Billion 1

Amos Lugoloobi, the chairman of the Budget Committee of Parliament said, in a report presented to Parliament today that the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, Uganda Police Force and Electoral Commission account for the agencies with the biggest unspent balances.
16:49
16:49

Parliament Okays Implementation of Parish Development Model 1 2

Uganda has 10,594 parishes and the Parish Development Model -PDM is a strategy for organizing and delivering public and private sector interventions for wealth creation and employment generation at the parish Ievel as the lowest economic planning unit.
21:12
21:12

LOP Calls for Boycott of Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 2021 elections 1 3

Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony on 12th May.
18:20
18:20

Parliament Approves Amendment of NMS, NDA Acts 1 1

In the report presented by PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the laws establishing the two entities should be amended to ensure that NDA effectively performs its supervision role over NMS. Nandala observes that, the General Manager of NMS is a board member of NDA and likewise, the Chairperson of NDA Board is a board member of NMS.
16:38
16:38

Parliament Accuses NMS of Theft and Dealing in Expired Drugs, Approves Breaking its Monopoly 4 1

Legislators have this afternoon approved parliament’s Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government report recommending that the monopoly of National Medical Stores- NMS be stopped.
16:10
16:10

PAC Directs Forensic Audit on NMS over UGX 13.3Bn Supply of Uniforms 1 4

Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the PAC Chairperson said that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose. He says that the uniforms were never delivered on time and if delivered, they were not the right quality, quantity, size and wrong distribution. Nandala notes that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose.
19:15
19:15

Parliament Rejects Proposal for Speakers Voluntary Resignation plenary 1 4

Clement Obote Ongalo, the chairperson of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline commitee of Parliament had fronted the proposal on grounds that the current Rules of Procedure do not provide for a Speaker or Deputy to voluntarily resign. However, the rules provide for the impeachment of the two leaders.
16:20
16:20

Gov’t Presents Fresh UGX 1.4 Trillion Loan Request for Malaba Railway Project 1 2

The new loan request is in the excess of 101.05 billion of government’s initial need. The Kampala-Malaba railway connects Uganda’s capital with Kenya at the Malaba border.
08:03
08:03

Gov’t Proposing Law on Merger, Disbandment of Agencies merger of agencies 1 5

The Minister said that this process will have legal, administrative and financial implications which include amending laws especially for the agencies that were created by Acts of Parliament and those that are constitutional.
20:45
20:45

MPs Trash Nakawa-Naguru Land Probe report Parliament 1 5

In the report, the Committee Chairperson, Kafeero Ssekitoleko, says that Cabinet had agreed to pay the sitting tenants Shillings 17.7 million each as ex-gratia. The committee however proposed that the money be increased.
17:27
17:27

ULC Fails to Acount for Land Compensation for Past 18 Months Ndeeba Church land 4 1

Veronica Eragu Bichetero, the Committee Chairperson asked the commission members to avail a three-year compensation list, but the commission pleaded to say they have none and searching for the files were difficult.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Approves Death Penalty for Human Sacrifice Convicts 1 7 Top story

“Human sacrifice is a growing concern to law enforcement agencies, parents, child rights activists and the general public. Records from the Uganda Police Force show that human sacrifice cases have been steadily increasing for the last several years,” reads part of the committee report. A person who contravenes this provision commits the offence of human sacrifice and is liable, on conviction, to suffer death.
23:58
23:58

House Approves Taxes on Rental Premises, Fish Maw 4 1

The approval of the taxes was during a plenary session chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The taxes are to come into effect on 1st July 2021 when the new financial year 2021/2022 starts.
23:34
23:34

Parliament Silently Passes Law Against Homosexuality 1 6

Parliament has passed the sexual offenses bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.
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