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16:16
16:16

Ballot Secrecy: Joyce Ssebuggwawo's Catch-22 2 1

The photo taken by Daily Monitor photojournalist and posted on social media yesterday, two days after President Museveni named Joyce Ssebuggwawo as State Minister for Information clearly show that the then acting FDC President pointed her pen on the lower end of the ballot while FDC candidate Amuriat was the first on the ballot.
10:35
10:35

Teso Voted Wisely to Earn VP Position- Leaders jeje odongo 2 2 Top story

Geoffrey Omolo, the Katakwi District LC V Chairperson says the new appointments indicate more trust in the region. “I want to thank President Museveni for acknowledging the support Teso gave him in the last election. It shows confidence to the region and proof of our capabilities to serve the country”, he said.
14:58
14:58

EC, CCEDU Disagree on Election Observation Report 1 Top story

Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau told URN that CCEDU has up to June 15th, 2021 to respond to the questions raised.
07:58
07:58

33 SPCs In Pader Discharged Without Pay Ugandan Government 1 2 Top story

Tai Ramadhan, the Pader District Police Commander, says that only 258 out of 291 SPCs in the district were cleared for payment. He says the remaining SPCs will receive their pay once the errors in their documents are cleared.
17:17
17:17

Former LC III Chairpersons In Agago Still Holding On to Offices 2

Geoffrey Oweka, the Lira Palwo Sub County LC III Chairperson says that his office is still under lock and key. He also claims that his predecessor has taken custody of the sub-county official stamp and seal.
17:28
17:28

Parliament Concludes Swearing in MPs of Eleventh Parliament MPs swearing in 7 1

The Eleventh parliament will have the highest number of legislators who have increased from 426 MPs in the Tenth Parliament to 529.
19:11
19:11

Three MPs Repeat Oaths for Using Unknown Names, Titles MPs swearing in 3 1

They include Bubulo East MP John Musila who used the Rastafarian word ‘Jah’ instead of God, Hoima City MP Asinansi Nyakato who used Commander as her third name, contrary to what appears in the gazette and Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, who had missed some of his military peeps by the time he presented himself.
14:23
14:23

Pictorial: Day Three of Administration of Oaths at Parliament MPs swearing in 3

The Constitution provides that Members of Parliament elect to take and subscribe to the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Members of Parliament. It further provides that except for purposes of taking the oaths, no person shall sit or vote in Parliament before taking and subscribing to the oaths.
17:55
17:55

Pictorial: Day Two of Swearing in MPs of the Eleventh Parliament MPs Swearing in Top story

It was a colourful affair as the second batch of Members of the 11th Parliament took their oaths on Tuesday. These brought the total of the already sworn in MPs to 265 MPs after another 134 were sworn in on Monday.
12:43
12:43

Kadaga Set to Face NRM Scrutiny in Speakers Race Rebecca Kadaga 3 1 Top story

Kadaga is seeking a third term of office as the speaker of Parliament having served as the Speaker of the ninth and tenth parliaments, ending ten years of service at the helm of the legislative assembly. Prior to this, she served as the deputy speaker for two terms, during the seventh and eighth parliaments.
19:00
19:00

131 MPs Take Oaths on First Day of Swearing-in Ceremonies MPs Swearing in 2 3 Top story

Although the house had planned to administer oaths for 132 legislator's on the first day of the exercise, two of the elected members did not turn up. They include Kinkizi West MP Dr Chris Baryomunsi and Kabarole Woman MP Victoria Rusoke Businge who sought permission to skip the activities due to other engagements.
13:35
13:35

Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath MPs swearing in

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
12:16
12:16

Administration of Oaths Underway for New Members of Parliament MPs swearing in 5 1 Top story

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament, before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
15:02
15:02

Low Business in Kampala as Museveni Takes Oath 5 3

Several businesses remained closed in the Central Business District as President Museveni prepared to take oath at the Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds. Entrance into town through Wandegeya was limited for motor vehicles only, while Bodaboda cyclists could only access the city centre through Lumumba avenue.
12:19
12:19

Traders, Residents Unbothered by Heavy Deployment in Kasangati 1

The neighbourhood, which hosts two main opposition leaders; Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform and Dr Kiiza Besigye, of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC political party, was earmarked as a security hotspot, during preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni, currently taking place at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
08:59
08:59

Pictorial: Head of States Arrive for Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony

The Presidents included Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Ethiopia’s Sahle Worke Zewde and Alpha Conde of Guinea. Others were Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, and Hage Geingob of Namibia. The Presidents were received by ministers, officials from foreign affairs at Entebbe International Airport.
19:51
19:51

UGX 700 Million Spent On COVID-19 Tests As Museveni Takes Oath Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

URN has learnt that the over 4000 guests at the ceremony were subjected to tests as per the COVID-19 standard operating procedures. Each PCR test costs close to 180,000 Shillings.
14:16
14:16

Heavy Deployment in Major Towns Ahead of Museveni’s Swearing-in Ceremony 7 1

URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
08:51
08:51

Maracha County MP Oguzu Lee Joins Race For Deputy Speaker 3 2

Oguzu announced his bid on Wednesday evening while addressing members of the West Nile press in Arua city.
11:36
11:36

Arua Mayor Wants Rival's Victory Overturned Arua Hight Court. 4

Issa Kato says the electoral commission failed to deliver 33 ballot boxes to the tally center, after they discovered only 256 out of the expected 289 ballot boxes.
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