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19:17
19:17

Oulanyah Calls for An End to Dependency development 1 2

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said Ugandans lag behind because of preaching hatred and dependency instead of working hard for development.
18:24
18:24

Joint Committee Stuck with NSSF Amendment Bill 3 2

The process hit a snag when the finance committee allegedly cancelled the last meeting with Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya, a move which Gender committee chairperson Alex Ndeezi says proves lack of cooperation.
17:14
17:14

Rwanda, South Sudan Skip Inter-Parliamentary Games 1 2

The Chairperson of Uganda's organising Committee, Peter Ogwang, told journalists on Friday that Rwanda and South Sudan have confirmed that they shall not be taking part in the games.
19:33
19:33

Vote on Motion to Approve Cities Suspended Due to Lack of Quorum 3 4

For the motion to pass, Oulanyah noted that it will require majority support from 223 MPs out of the 443 legislators with voting rights. He made the decision after establishing that there were less than 223 MPs in the chambers.
18:50
18:50

Brutal Arrest of Suspects is Lawful –Internal Affairs State Minister brutal arrests 1 3

The State Minister for Internal Affairs Obiga Kania has told Parliament’s Defence Committee that brutal arrest of suspects is provided for in the law.
16:48
16:48

Zaake Probe Reveals CCTV Coverage Gap in Parliament UGanda Police Force 3 1 Top story

Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was investigating the stalemate at Makerere University following the implementation of the 15 percent tuition policy increment.
15:27
15:27

Delays to Investigate High Profile Murder Cases Angers MPs Uganda Police 1 2

During the meeting, Kivumbi pointed out that there are several murder cases which are still pending more than five years after the crime and that the suspects have never been committed to court.
12:08
12:08

Select Committee Faults Minister, Agaba and Security Agencies Over Kigorobya Evictions 2 Top story

Among the key findings are that the families were illegally evicted and displaced from their homes forcing them to take refuge in nearby bushes, villages and Budongo Forest in Masindi district.
11:29
11:29

Gov’t Asked to Support Landslide Victims landslides 1 4

Manjiya County MP John Baptist Nambeshe says that 30 houses in different sub-counties had been buried by a landslide due to heavy rains and that to date, several bodies are still trapped.
07:45
07:45

Uganda Red Cross to Be More Self Sustaining in New Bill 1 1

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) will be more self-sustaining and efficient in response following the introduction of the Uganda Red Cross Society Bill 2019.
19:54
19:54

MPs Want Voter Verification Exercise Reviewed 3

Arua Woman Member of Parliament Maurine Osoru raised a matter of national importance. Osoru noted that lack of adequate equipment is hindering Electoral Commission (EC) officials from carrying out the voter verification exercise.
19:16
19:16

Parliament asked to Guarantee Safe Environ for Sexual Violence Victims to Testify 5

Mpuuga, the Shadow Minister of Education, was appearing before the education committee of Parliament to justify a motion to institute a probe into the unrest that broke out at Makerere University on 22 October. The students were protesting against the implementation of a 15 per cent tuition increment policy.
18:52
18:52

Parliament Adopts Commitment to be Honest, Ethical corruption 5 1

The commitment signed on behalf of Parliament by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah also pledges that henceforth, Parliament shall provide timely service to the people of Uganda, negotiate all government contracts with integrity and ensure zero tolerance to corruption.
18:42
18:42

Gov’t to Borrow UGX 2.4 Trillion from Stanbic, Trade Bank 1 1

According to a domestic loan request presented to Parliament this afternoon, government says that out of the 2.43 trillion Shillings, Euros 300 million is to be borrowed from Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited and another Euro 300 million from the Trade Development Bank.
13:30
13:30

Without Attitude Change, Fight Against Corruption is Just a Show -Oulanyah Anti corruption 1 3 Top story

In a place filled with top government officials, Oulanyah said that Ugandans are all guilty of abetting corruption, and called for internal reflection from everyone in order to stem corruption out of the country. Amidst cheers from the crowd, Oulanyah said it was time to stop the pretence and stop being corrupt.
11:32
11:32

MPs Demand Boundaries for Proposed Cities 4 1

MPs led by Busiro East MP, Medard Sseggona, Leader of Opposition Betty Ocan, Ndorwa East MP, Wilfred Niwagaba asked Butime to present clear boundaries for the proposed new cities.
20:08
20:08

Gov't Tables UGX 440Bn Supplementary Expenditure Report David Bahati 1

According to the report tabled by the Planning State Minister, David Bahati, the Shillings 440 billion has largely been spent by State House, the Education, Tourism and Justice Ministries and local governments. State House accounts for 25 percent of the supplementary funding.
18:46
18:46

Makerere University Unrest: Education Committee Asks Janet Museveni to Appear Friday 4

Ongom concurred with Ssewanyana, saying Seninde can’t explain Janet Museveni's personal statement on the Makerere University unrest.
17:13
17:13

Govt Tasked to Probe Sale of Karamojong Girls slavery 1 1

Lokii told parliament this afternoon that the government needs to thoroughly investigate reports of the inhuman and degrading treatment that the girls are subjected to, in the process of trafficking them to markets in Teso, Mombasa, Malindi, and Lamu. Initial reports indicated that the girls are sold from here, into Somalia, where they are forced to join terrorist groups.
17:01
17:01

Oulanyah Directs Clerk to Parliament to Gazette Constitutional Amendment Bill 1 2

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige to publish the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019 in the gazette in enable its presentation in the House.
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