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Mar 2021 9 results
19:58
19:58

Parliament Finally Approves National Health Insurance Bill 5 1

This means that, if assented to by the President, there will be a four per cent deduction on salaries of employees in the formal sector and a one per cent contribution from their employers, to contribute 1percent to the health scheme. Individuals in the informal sector will contribute an annual payment of 100, 000 Shillings.
19:34
19:34

Education Ministry Delays Skilling Project Four Years After Securing World Bank Loan 3 1

The five-year Albertine Region Sustainability Development Project III was designed to upgrade two technical Institutions; the Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba and Uganda Technical College Kichwamba to international certification levels. The project that started in 2014 was also meant to construct a new institution in Nwoya District.
19:11
19:11

Parliament Passes Succession Law; Here is How Estates will be Shared succession bill 2 1 Top story

According to the breakdown, of the deceased or testators wealth, the surviving spouse or spouses will take 20 per cent, the dependant relatives take 4 per cent, the linear descendants or biological and adopted children take 75 per cent while the customary heir will take 1 per cent. The repealed act provided for only 15 per cent for the spouse.
18:29
18:29

Parliament Blocks Gov’t Move to Withdraw Health Insurance Bill 1 5

Robinah Nabbanja, the State Minister for Health announced that the government was withdrawing the bill, moments after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga called for its second reading this afternoon. The Bill was first tabled before parliament for consideration in August 2019.
16:40
16:40

Curfew Affecting Tourism Industry– Kadaga 1 1

Kadaga reiterated her previous calls for the government to review the situation saying that country’s tourism sector is under threat due to curfew yet Entebbe International Airport is open. Other reports also indicate that the tourism sector is one of the worst hit sectors of the country due to the different measures adopted by government to curb the spread of corona virus including restrictions on internal and international travel among others.
14:59
14:59

Rampant Incest Irks Church, Archbishop Kaziimba Calls for Confession Easter 5 1 Top story

“There are fathers, uncles, and cousin brothers in our families who have defiled their daughters and sisters and impregnated them. This is one of the most discouraging pieces of news I have heard in a long time. To those girls, who are now mothers, as a church, we want you to know that we love you because God loves you, and he loves your baby. Always remember, because he lives, you can face tomorrow,” Dr. Kaziimba said in his Easter message at All Saints’ Cathedral Nakasero Wednesday morning.
08:54
08:54

Rules Committee Proposes Amendment to Allow Resignation of Speaker of Parliament Speaker Race 3 1

Parliament’s Rules, Discipline and Privilege Committee has proposed an amendment to the rules of procedure to allow for a Speaker of Parliament to resign voluntarily.
08:39
08:39

LOP Wants Select Committee to Probe Land Grabbing 3 1

Ochan was presenting a petition to parliament on Tuesday on behalf of 32 people regarding their eviction from their land in Mbarara Municipality.
07:03
07:03

Former Presidential Candidate Willy Mayambala: My Security Team was My Tormentor police brutality 3 1 Top story

According to Mayambala, his ten-man security team blocked him from going to several campaign venues simply because he didn’t have a personal vehicle.
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