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21:58
21:58

Kadaga, MPs Disagree on Minister's Statement on New Curriculum 7 1 Top story

Mrs Museveni explained that following consultations with Cabinet, the Education Ministry was guided not to halt the rollout because it was too late to change the plan. She also said it was Cabinet’s view to continue discussing the curriculum with Parliament until an agreement is reached.
20:45
20:45

Land Reform Policies Could Eradicate Poverty in Africa Say Researchers Land grabbing, 1 2 Top story

studies show that good land governance can eradicate land grabbing, encourage agriculture, and increase food security—transforming development prospects.
18:28
18:28

Speaker Kadaga Assures MPs of Guaranteed Security Parliament 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament has assured Members of Parliament that their security is guaranteed even after two men attacked Parliament on Wednesday afternoon.
18:11
18:11

Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory – Electoral Commission Wilfred Niwagaba 1 Top story

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option.
17:41
17:41

MPs Decry Long Campaign Period 2021 elections 3 7 Top story

However, MPs notes that the campaign periods are too long and will have financial implications on candidates. They want the election road map reviewed to cut down on the campaign period especially for local government and parliamentary candidates.
16:35
16:35

Parliament Rejects Proposal to Move all Public Holidays to Weekdays 1 2

Parliament on Thursday voted against a proposal to have all Public holidays that fall on weekends moved to weekends to give Ugandans enough time and true public holiday meaning.
15:36
15:36

Museveni Summons Speaker Kadaga President Museveni 1 1

In her opening remarks to plenary, Kadaga actually acknowledged meeting the President but didn’t divulge what they had discussed. She instead complained about the traffic congestion on Entebbe road, saying there is need to establish bus services.
13:47
13:47

Heightened Security at Parliament After Attack UGanda Police Force 1

Military men have been deployed at the two gates of parliament to beef security. Visitors accessing parliament at the main gate and eastern gates opposite the National Theater are being screened thoroughly before they are allowed in or turned away.
11:48
11:48

Parliament Attackers Face Criminal Trespass, Malicious Damage Charges 1 Top story

A source in the office of Criminal investigation Department of police at Parliament Police, says they looking for appropriate sections in Parliament’s Powers and privileges Act to prosecute the duo. He however, says the charges are not yet definite as the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) will come out with the final charges.
10:26
10:26

MPs Query Govt Over UGX 100M Investment in Uhuru Falls Pre-feasibility Study 6 2

Mutyaba said that the authority was not aware that a pre-feasibility study had been done prior to Bonang’s application for the permit.
22:20
22:20

Attorney General, EC Agree to Review Voter Registration Period 1 7

During their interface, Members of Parliament questioned why the Electoral Body had chosen to close the registration of voters, a year before the general election hence closing out a number of people who will have attained the age of 18 from participating in the political activity either as voters or candidates.
21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 1 3

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
19:01
19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
17:38
17:38

Attorney General, Legal Committee Clash Over Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill vice president 6 1 Top story

Some of the proposals that require government response include scraping the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstatement of presidential term limits, prohibiting the appointment of Ministers from among MPs and others.
17:04
17:04

Red Top Men Attack MPs in Parliament 1 1 Top story

Parliament was at 4;00pm attacked by two men who jumped from the strangers gallery to the floor of the house attacking Members of Parliament.
21:59
21:59

Isimba Dam Investigations: Kasaija Snubs Committee Meeting for Second Time Ministry of Energy 1 Top story

The Committee is investigating circumstances under, which Shillings 24 billion for the Isimba dam bridge reportedly went missing. The committee had specifically invited Bahati but he sent in representatives promising to follow them later.
16:47
16:47

Agriculture Ministry Officials Named in Export Corruption Scandal 9 1

Agusse Kalimba, a hot pepper farmer and exporter named Paul Mwambu, the Commissioner Crop Inspection and Certification and the Principal Assistant Inspector Jovernice Kwesiga Fokushaba, as some of the officials in the Ministry of Agriculture that continue to frustrate their work by demanding for undocumented fees.
17:53
17:53

Isimba Dam Bridge Construction was Altered for Security Reasons - Govt 24bn Isimba Money 1 1

The government and the Isimba Dam contractor have said the plans for the Isimba Dam bridge was altered from on top of the dam for security reasons.
19:30
19:30

I will Deal with Questionable Court Awards - Kafuuzi Judiciary 1 1

The new Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi has said his first role in the Attorney General’s Office will be to deal with questionable court awards that are currently draining the judiciary.
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