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17:53
17:53

SGS Country Manager Tasked to Expalin Bribery, Tax Evasion Allegations 1 3

The matters resurfaced this morning when Kanvaly Bamba, the SGS Country Manager appeared before the Physical Infrastructure committee of parliament to discuss the relationship between the company and government agencies, as well as its newly negotiated contract with the Ministry of Works.
18:48
18:48

ICT Ministry Rejects Plea to Scrap Free Airtime for Gov't 5 1

Tumusiime accused government officials of using the free airtime slots to account for money that had been budgeted for media spend. He also castigated government officials for sometimes failing to turn up for scheduled government radio programs and yet advertisers who could have booked space have been turned away.
20:02
20:02

Leader Of Opposition Ochan Decries Failure by Parliament to Trim President’s Powers 2

Betty Aol Ochan believes the President is too powerful and parliament has not done its part to put in place checks to prevent abuse of power by the head of state. She notes that government has deliberately avoided forming a constitutional review commission that would address some of these issues.
13:45
13:45

Why Public Officers Deny Citizens Access to Information and Records Twaweza 1 8 Top story

As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
05:33
05:33

MPs Seek Suspension of Local Council Nominations 1 3

The Legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII chairperson aspirants at Sub County, Municipal or City Division level who need to be 30 years or above to qualify to stand for these positions. A number of aspirants have already been blocked from nomination on grounds of being underage.
15:52
15:52

MPs Furious as Centenary Park Compensation Holds Flyover Project KCCA 4 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Wednesday told the committee that M/S Nalongo Estates, a company owned by Kampala Businessman Sarah Kizito is holding the land for the project to pending a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA.
05:33
05:33

MPs Demand Comprehensive Plan on Reopening of Schools 1 5

The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach that renders them unable to benefit from the lessons.
14:08
14:08

Parliament Yet to Receive Ministry Report on Dead MP Alupo Faith Alupo 1 2

Despite having not received a report to confirm cause of death from the health ministry the assistant director for communication and public affairs at Parliament Helen Kaweesa says Pariament will proceed with its program of a special sitting next week until advised otherwise by the health ministry.
12:49
12:49

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

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
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.
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.
17:00
17:00

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

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.
17:51
17:51

MPs Oppose Move to Police Personal Social Media Accounts UCC 1 5

The Ayivu county MP Bernard Atiku says even though regulation is necessary to stop impunity of social media parliament should examine the regulations and UCC needs to be summoned before the committee on Information Communication and Technology ICT to explain the measures.
18:13
18:13

Kamwenge Woman MP Aspirant Rejects Results Frank Tumwebaze 1

Bahireira, who pulled 25,453 votes, was defeated by the incumbent Dorothy Azeirwe Kabaritsya who garnered 37,938 votes.
17:55
17:55

Shyaka Wins NRM Primaries in Entebbe Municipality 3

Shyaka, contesting for the first time garnered 2,970 votes while the incumbent Rosemary Tumusiime Bikaako got 1,250 votes.
06:56
06:56

Katabi Town Council Registrar In Trouble For Allegedly Altering Results 2 3

For instance, in Bugabo, where Ssenyondwa resides, he won with 169 voted while Lwanga and Ssematimba had two votes each. However, Kivumbi recorded in the declaration forms that Ssematimba and Lwanga had each garnered 502 votes in Bugabo.
19:16
19:16

Nancy Atimango, Olal Win NRM Party Primaries in Gulu unopposed 3

Atimango, a teacher and former radio presenter will now be the only female candidate facing three male contestants for the Gulu East Division parliamentary seat in 2021 general polls. The three male aspirants include Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, John Bosco Uhuru, and Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukomoi.
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