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18:46
18:46

Legal Committee Defers 'Age Limit' Bill for 2 Weeks 2

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of parliament has resolved to defer the consideration of the presidential age limit Bill for two weeks. Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi last week tabled the Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017 before parliament and Speaker Kadaga referred the bill to the legal committee for scrutiny. The bill seeks to, among others; repeal Article 102b of the constitution to remove presidential age limits.
17:48
17:48

Suspended MPs Return, Vow to Continue Protests age limit removal 3 1

Members of Parliament opposed to lifting of the presidential age limit say they will continue with their protests as they return to parliament.
17:16
17:16

Uganda Has Deficit of Mining legislation - Kadaga

The Chair of the Board of Trustees of Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, Richard Kaijuka, says if Uganda focuses on minerals in five to 10 years the country would be earning more money than oil.
16:21
16:21

40,000 Receive Yellow Fever Vaccine mulago hospital 4

At least 40,000 Ugandans are to receive their yellow fever vaccinations by end of business today.
16:06
16:06

Gov't Warns Against Parallel Independence Celebrations 3 1

The Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, says government has received information that some people are planning to hold parallel Independence Day celebrations and boycott the National event.
15:43
15:43

NPA Mourns 'Respectful' Rwendeire dr joseph muvawala 2 1

Respectful, responsive, cooperative, active, knowledgeable and smart in his response to government programmes are some of the words that Dr Kisamba Mugerwa used to describe Dr Abel Rwendeire who died today.
13:42
13:42

Museveni Misguided on Arts Courses- Makerere Dons makerere university 7 1 Top story

The lecturers say research, not political pronouncements, should inform the choice of courses and content taught at universities. Last month, while installing Professor Barnabas Nawangwe as Makereres vice chancellor, President Museveni advised universities to scrap courses that do not contribute to national development in favour of sciences, information technology and business courses.
13:28
13:28

Rugby Cranes To Open With Ghana In W/ Cup Qualifier tolbert onyango 1

The Uganda Rugby Cranes will play their opening match against Ghana in the 2018 World Cup 7s qualifier at the Legends Club, Lugogo on Friday morning.
13:22
13:22

Legal Committee in Closed Door Meeting Over ‘Age Limit' Bill age limits

Jacob Oboth, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee Chairperson confirmed to URN that his committee was meeting to plan on how to go ahead with the business before them, adding that they expect to start scrutinising the bill next week.
10:29
10:29

Fresh Trouble at Makerere Institute of Social Research makerere university 1 Top story

Now that the facts are pointing otherwise, to a consolidation of the program, it should also not be surprising that he has decided to fabricate his own facts. Should the university allow him to spread these falsehoods in the public domain with impunity, hoping to bring on the collapse he has all along predicted gleefully - Prof. Mahmood Mamdani.
09:57
09:57

Dr. Rwendeire is Dead 1 Top story

According to sources, Dr. Rwendeire complained of slight chest pain while at the Rotary Club of Kololo on Tuesday this week.
07:39
07:39

City Carnival to Cost 1.3Bn jeniffer musisi 2 1

In total, the festival will cost Shillings 1.3bn but KCCA has only received Shillings 976 million from sponsors leaving a short fall of UGX 334 million.
06:28
06:28

Parliament Tasks Gov't to Explain Grenade Attacks security of mps 3

Agaba demanded that the Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo comes and briefs parliament on the attacks and explain the practical steps government is taking to tighten the security of MPs.
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