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17:48
17:48

Ankole, Buganda Have Best Roads, Karamoja the Worst - Katumba Wamala road network 2 1

According to General Katumba Wamala, the Ministry and Uganda National Roads Authority followed specific criteria in paving roads and overtime, the coverage will be enhanced. He says some of the technical reasons behind paving the roads include; roads critical to support agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, minerals and other economic activities.
17:49
17:49

Parliament Defers Decision on NSSF Mid-term Access To Benefits 2 1

First presented before Parliament in August 2019, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill, 2019 has generated controversy on issues regarding the mid-term access of funds, direct lending to government and whether the fund should revert to the ministry of Gender.
16:53
16:53

Parliament Bus Evacuating Covid-19 Patients Catches Fire Kitgum District 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema couldn’t tell whether any of the people on the bus sustained injuries.
16:14
16:14

Premier Rugunda Tasks Internal Affairs Minister to Present Kibwetere Massacre Report 1 1

On 26th August, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga gave the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda a two weeks ultimatum to present before the House an action taken report on the Kibwetere massacre as well as compensation for orphans.
12:49
12:49

30 Buildings in Mbale City Stolen, Sold, Mortgaged 2 1

According to the Members of Parliament led by the Committee Vice Chairperson Ibrahim Kasozi, over 30 buildings in Mbale town were fraudulently sold off to people, who have mortgaged them in banks
07:27
07:27

Violence Shouldn’t Define 2021 Elections –MPs democracy 5 1

MPs from across the political divide asked the government to ensure that all rights should continue to be protected even when the country embarks on the democratic process. Their remarks come after the conclusion of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries which were marred with violence, rigging and other irregularities.
07:23
07:23

Joint Committee Rejects NSSF Direct Lending to Gov't NSSF Bill 1 1

The committees observed that NSSF already lends to the government and other entities using instruments prescribed in the URBRA Act & Regulations including, among others; Treasury Bills, Bonds and government securities.
19:29
19:29

Ministers Abscond from Parliament after Loss in NRM Primaries NRM polls 1 3

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament said that the matter of absentee Ministers including the leader of Government Business and Chief Whip should be brought to the attention of the President.
17:01
17:01

Private Universities Lecturers Seek UGX 25 Billion from Govt 1 2 Top story

Under the Consortium of Private Universities Academic Staff in Uganda (COPUASU), they have petitioned Speaker Rebecca Kadaga indicating that the pandemic has deprived them of critical financial resources including their salaries.
16:22
16:22

MPs Who Lost in NRM Primaries Not to Contest As Independents Parliament 3 1

The losers led by Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite who lost the Koboko NRM flag to Dr Charles Ayume said that despite the irregularities in the primaries, they will not challenge the results.
11:28
11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
19:14
19:14

Parliament Demands Clear Govt Position on Schools' Re-opening 1 8

Bulamogi County MP Kenneth Lubogo raised a matter of National Importance questioning why government had not taken a step to declare a ‘dead’ academic year given the Covid-19 pandemic. The MP also noted the unclear communication on the opening up of school from different government institutions.
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18:57

Parliament Summons Justice Minister Over EC's Stance on Candidates' Names 1 3

The directive issued by the Speaker followed a concern raised by the Soroti Woman MP that the EC was considering not nominating aspirants who have names that differ from those on their academic papers
18:39
18:39

Isimba Dam Contractor, UEGCL Boss Clash Before Kadaga Isimba Dam Bridge 4 1 Top story

The Tuesday afternoon meeting that was attended by Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija, was summoned by Kadaga over the controversy of the regarding Bridges that are supposed to run from Kayunga to Kuva Island and another from Kuva Island to Kamuli side. The speaker has severally demanded for answers from the Finance Ministry why the works on the Bridges have stalled.
18:08
18:08

South Sudan Pay: Kasaija Skips House Again Parliament 1 1

Kasaija who appeared in Parliament at 11;00 am to meet with Kadaga and Isimba Dam contractors was also sighted at lunch time in Parliament but was not present for plenary sessions which kicked of at 3;00pm.
17:29
17:29

Investigate Human Head Incident- Kadaga 1 1

On Monday, a 22-year-old man Joseph Nuwashaba, a resident of Kizinda, Bushenyi district was intercepted at Parliament with a severed human head that he wanted to deliver to Speaker Kadaga.
21:22
21:22

CID Investigations Link Parliament Suspect to Masaka Murder Crime 1

According to a statement issued by the CID Public Relations Officer Charles Twiine Mansio, Nuwashaba was arrested at 11:30 a.m. by Police officers manning security at Parliament and upon search, he was found with a head of a seemingly young child of about 5 to 8 years in a box that was wrapped like a gift.
17:00
17:00

NRM Primaries Will Cause COVID-19 Explosion in Schools - MP Okabe 3 2

Hon. Okabe says the recent NRM primaries and campaigns which were characterized by large crowds including school-going children with no respect for COVID-19 preventive guidelines is going to lead to a massive spike in infections.
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14:37

Man Arrested Taking Child's Head to Kadaga Police 1 1 Top story

The man whose identity is not yet disclosed, was intercepted at the parliament gate opposite the National Theatre by security while trying to access the speaker’s office.
15:05
15:05

Ssebaana Kizito Beats Ragga Dee to Win Kampala Lord Mayor's Flag NRM primaries 1 1

Ssebaana, a nephew to former Kampala Mayor, the late John Ssebaana Kizito defeated Musician Daniel Kazibwe also-known-as Ragga Dee despite losing in four out of the five Divisions of Kampala Capital City. According to official figures declared by the party’s returning officers in each Division, Ssebaana has a total count of 37,191 against Kazibwe‘s 29,793 votes.
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