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17:53
17:53

Speaker Oulanyah Urges MPs on Evidence Based Debate plenary 6 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged members of the 11th Parliament to ensure that debate in the house is evidence-based rather than speculation. Oulanyah was today opening the three day orientation exercise for the 529 members of Parliament.
10:58
10:58

GMO Regulations In the Offing-NEMA 6 2

“NEMA has the mandate to devise guidelines and measures to manage GMOs. So I think we should abandon the idea of getting a GMO law,” he said.
13:19
13:19

Why Trade Must Be Part Of the Solution To Biodiversity loss 1

Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
11:08
11:08

Parliament Rents Sudhir’s Kingdom Kampala at UGX 18 Bn 529 MPs 1 1

According to Kawesa, by hiring Kingdom Kampala, space will now be adequate for MPs as they await the completion of the Parliamentary chambers. “We will have adequate space for all MPs, they have been sharing offices, and it is expected that each MP can now have their own space.” She said.
19:28
19:28

Kadaga Leaves Behind Legacy of Human Rights, Independent Parliament-MPs 11th Parliament 8 1

Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
15:07
15:07

Nankabirwa Petitions NRM to Discipline Kadaga parliament 3 1

The outgoing Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has petitioned the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to discipline former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for going against the party.
12:43
12:43

Mathias Mpuuga Appointed Leader of Opposition in Parliament 1 Top story

Mpuuga’s appointment was announced on Friday by David Lewis Rubongoya, the Secretary-General of NUP. Mpuuga is the NUP deputy for the central region.
07:34
07:34

Peter Okot Named DP Whip in Parliament NUP 1 1

The Democratic Party (DP) has appointed Tochi county Member of Parliament Peter Okot as their party whip in the 11th parliament.
16:17
16:17

Ugandan MPs Sworn in to Pan African Parliament African Union 1

Uganda’s representatives are Haniffa Bangirana Kawooya, the MP Mawogola West mp (NRM), Felix Okot Ogong the Dokolo South (NRM), Juliet Achayo Lodou the Ngora MP (NRM), Eric Musana the Buyaga East MP (Independent), and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe the Kassanda North (NUP).
10:56
10:56

Oulanyah Contacts Parties Over Formation of Appointments Committee Parliament 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee.
07:44
07:44

Somber Mood as Kadaga’s Team Packs Her Belongings from Parliament Jacob Oulanyah 3 1 Top story

Uganda Radio Network spoke to some of the staff on and off the record with many, saying that they don’t know what to do next. Stephen Bingi, a photographer attached to the speaker’s office who is on contract, says that the mood is low in the entire building especially for the people who have been working in the speaker’s office.
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20:08

Obore back to office a day after Kadaga’s Defeat Parliament 1 Top story

The Director Communications and Public Affairs Department in Parliament (CPA) Chris Ariko Obore has returned to office a day after the defeat of former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
04:53
04:53

Museveni Reveals How Kadaga Was Edged Out President Museveni 5 1

The NRM Chairperson told Parliament on Monday that Kadaga was trounced by guerrilla Tactics using night Kakuyege
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00:59

10th Parliament Ghosts Come Back as 11th Parliament Votes Speaker 4 1 Top story

This is the second time the Special Forces Command now led by the President’s son, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba is getting into direct confrontation with MPS. In September 2017, five members of Parliament sustained series injuries when suspected SFC operatives dressed in civilian clothes stormed the chamber of Parliament.
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21:58

Anita Among Overwhelmingly Elected Deputy Speaker NRM 1 2 Top story

The Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among has been declared Winner of the Deputy Speakership race after she garnered 415 votes in the Monday evening elections.
21:30
21:30

MPs Treated To Comedy as Gen Ali, Ssegirinya Are Nominated NRM 4 1

Members of Parliament were treated to some comedy on Monday evening following the nomination of two unlikely candidates; General Moses Ali and Muhammad Ssegirinya for the position of Deputy Speaker.
19:28
19:28

I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 1 2 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
17:59
17:59

Speakership Race: Online News Sites Discard Objectivity 1

Kampala Times, an obscure online site on Monday last week published a story claiming that a total of 118 Members of Parliament of the 131 sworn in on the first day had declared support for Kadaga. How did the website source its story?
17:51
17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 1 4 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
16:42
16:42

Pictorial: Election of Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election Top story

The Speaker contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah and Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Kadaga who has been serving as Deputy Speaker and speaker in the Tenth Parliament.
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