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21:11
21:11

Electoral Reforms: Committee to Start with Regional Consultations elections 2021 1 2 Top story

The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth, says they will use two days to scrutinize the bill and approve their work plan before they set off for consultations. He explains that contrary to earlier practices where they start from the boardrooms in Parliament with technocrats, they will start with regional consultations.
20:42
20:42

Gen. Tumwine Probe: Rules Committee Questions CCTV Footage 1 5 Top story

According to Katusabe, Tumwine allegedly said that the country was liberated by the military and not parliament. The Rules, Discipline, and Privileges committee started its investigation with reviewing the CCTV footage captured on June 23rd 2019 in the corridors of the Chamber. The footage shows Tumwine walking towards Ogwal at 6:05 pm but lacks sound.
18:23
18:23

Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Rejects Succession Bill Jacob Oboth Oboth 1 3 Top story

Sheikhat Radhiyyah Namakula Lukwiya, the Secretary of Women Affairs at UMSC, explained that they are not opposed to the bill but it doesn’t apply to Muslims since it goes against the teachings of the Quran.
17:05
17:05

President Museveni Sought Salary Advance after 2016 Polls parliament 1 2 Top story

This was uncovered as a team from State House interfaced with the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament this morning. The committee is scrutinizing queries raised by the Auditor General, in his report for the financial year ending June 2018.
16:53
16:53

PAC Queries Relevance of Patriotism Clubs military training 3

In the report, Auditor General, John Muwanga noted that the office had spent Shillings 9.6 billion on the Patriotism program since 2014/2015 financial year but no assessment has been done to evaluate the impact of the program against the set objectives.
16:44
16:44

Guidelines for Demarcation of Electoral Areas to Change 2

The Local Governments (Amendment) Bill provides for the demarcation of electoral areas, the creation of local governments and magistrate units two years before the next general election.
10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
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