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08:43
08:43

Police Disperse Supporters of Arua Central Division MP Aspirant arua police 3 1

The more than 50 supporters who were carrying posters of Atima and President Museveni were intercepted by police as they approached near the Central Police Station.
09:07
09:07

Science Ministry Denies Solar Powered Bus Was Imported From China 4 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science Technology David Obong pointed out that one of the buses was assembled by Ugandan engineers in China while the second bus was assembled in the country by the same engineers.
21:04
21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 1 4

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 1 3

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
20:35
20:35

MPs Pray for Peaceful 2021 Election 1 4 Top story

The prayers were held under a theme derived from 2 Corinthians 12:1, highlighting the strength of taking pleasure in infirmities, reproaches, necessities, persecutions and distresses for Christ's sake.
20:15
20:15

Parliament Approves Political Party Regulations Suspending Delegates Conferences 1 2

Parliament on Thursday approved government proposed political party regulations requiring the political groupings to waive a requirement of holding delegates conferences to determine their official candidates for different leadership positions.
19:16
19:16

Pictorial: Parliament Inter-denominational Prayers COVID-19 Pandemic

Parliament on Thursday convened Inter-denominational prayers marking the beginning of the Fifth and last Session of the Tenth Parliament under the theme “For When I am Weak, then I am Strong” derived from 2 Corinthians 12:10. Three Parliament Chaplains including the Anglican Chaplain Rev. Canon Christine Shimanya, the Catholic Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ponsiano Kawesa and the Imam of Parliament Al-hajj Adbulatif Ssebagala led the prayers in which legislators prayed for peaceful 2021 general election and the end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
17:34
17:34

MPs Query SAGE Roll Out Schedules 1 5

PAC is concerned that the beneficiaries of the SAGE programme have suffered from unnecessary and crippling delays owing to a poor roll out plan of the programme by the ministry.
17:08
17:08

MP Komakech Granted Leave to Introduce Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill violation of rights 1 1

Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
15:00
15:00

Gender Ministry Yet to Receive UGX 2.4Bn for Street Children 1 3

While appearing before the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday, James Ebitu the Ministry’s Acting Permanent Secretary, said they had not received any funds that were allocated by Parliament.
12:53
12:53

COSASE Tasks Custodian Board To Explain Over 300 Asian Properties Owned by One Man 1

In March, Praful told MPs that he had picked repossession certificates for at least 39 of the 50 properties but could not divulge details regarding the original owners of the properties.
07:58
07:58

MPs Ask Gov’t to Resolve Uganda- Kenya Milk Row common market 1 2

Members of Parliament have asked Government to comprehensively resolve the Uganda-Kenya impasse regarding milk exports saying milk farmers are suffering.
22:06
22:06

UPC Already Preparing for Virtual Campaigns – Akena 4 1

UPC becomes the first Opposition Political Party to support the proposed virtual campaign amidst calls for postponement from other opposition groups, who have expressed reservations over the election roadmap through which the Electoral Commission banned open-air campaigns and advised candidates to use virtual platforms to reach their electorate.
19:27
19:27

Parliament Seeks Explanation for Mak Student Death LDUs 1 3

Gulu woman MP and Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan told Parliament that the events leading to the student’s death are very suspicious and demanded an explanation about the killing.
17:26
17:26

Parliament Summons Minister Anywar Over Kiwula Forest Action Report 1 1

Kadaga’s summon to the State Minister to present a report on Thursday follows an earlier directive by the House for the Ministry to order the removal of private and government tractors from Forest Reserve.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Wants Places of Worship Reopened COVID-19 Pandemic 1 5

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that churches could operate with SOPs and that her office continues to receive petitions from religious leaders on the matter and that it was time for the government to open up churches and other places of worship.
05:38
05:38

Relatives Could be Asked to Donate Blood for Loved Ones if Shortage Persists COVID-19 2 2

The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month of April, the time when the country was in total lockdown
19:20
19:20

2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency NRM Party 6 1 Top story

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency.
17:14
17:14

Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 1 3

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
16:11
16:11

DP Wants 2021 Polls Postponed Until COVID Threat is No More Democratic Party 1 3

DP President General Nobert Mao says that the proposed campaign plan discredits the Constitutional right of Ugandans to free, fair and credible elections. He says that at the moment, the infrastructure for digital campaigns is inadequate, too costly and inaccessible, yet still, it does not have a legal basis.
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