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21:31
21:31

40-Member COVID-19 Parliament Task Force Draws Concern Annet Anita Among 5 1

The task force, led by Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu was unveiled on Tuesday by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among. Katuntu will be assisted by other five MPs, Dan Atwijukire, Agnes Kunihira, Bernard Odoi, Anna Adeke and Dickson Kateshumbwa as parliamentary representatives to the national task force.
19:58
19:58

Court Dismisses Suit Against COU Over Cancelled Consecration of Kumi Diocese Bishop Church of Uganda 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana says that Rev. Charles Okunya at the time of his nomination was not qualified to be elected a Bishop of Kumi since he had not yet made the mandatory age requirement of 45 years.
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22:46

MPs Ask for UGX 40Bn For Disarmament in Karamoja 3rd updf division 1 2 Top story

Remigio Acia, the Chairperson of Karamoja Parliamentary Group, says the money will boost the capacity of the security personnel and equip them to handle the task ahead. Acia notes that there is need to invest in civil-military tactics and fully operationalize security intelligence systems to net the armed criminals.
17:28
17:28

Parliament Sets Up Task Force to Oversee COVID-19 Interventions COVID-19 task force 2 1

The committee will assess the state of health facilities, conduct awareness sensitization countrywide and at the end submit a report to Parliament.
14:27
14:27

Deputy Speaker Anita Among Explains Oulanyah’s Absence plenary 1 1

According to Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among, with the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, they agreed on a working schedule that will see them work in 'shifts' of two months each.
07:38
07:38

MPs Advised to Remain in Constituencies During Parliament Lockdown 11th Parliament 1

“I would expect them to work from their constituencies, because they should be at the top of campaigning against COVID-19 in their constituencies,” the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige said.
18:28
18:28

Politics Will Not Solve Mailo Land Issue – Katikkiro Mayiga Buganda Kingdom 5 1

The Kingdom’s Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga made the statement on Monday while addressing the Buganda Lukiiko at Bulange, Mengo.
18:20
18:20

Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko Approves UGX 121 BN Budget 1 1

According to the copy of the budget accessed by Uganda Radio Network- URN, the biggest chunk of the money will go towards development and investment projects accounting for 24.8 billion, cooperatives 17.7 billion, Education 14.33 billion, Communications 14.7 billion and others.
15:29
15:29

Buganda Kingdom in Revenue Deficit for Second Consecutive Year budget deficit 3 1

The Kingdom collects the funds from Envujjo, Busuulu, Kanzu, debt payment from the Central government, student fees payments, development partners, sports activities, Buganda Certificates and Kingdom portraits, communication stations, tourism and cooperatives, among others. In turn, the collected funds finance different key kingdom activities highlighted in the budget.
06:51
06:51

MPs Conclude Peace Mission in Karamoja 3

The more than 20 legislators travelling in one bus moved from one district to another from Thursday spreading a message of peace and consulting the people how the region can sustain durable peace. They finalized the tour with discussions with the residents of Abim district where the cattle raids have been common since late 2015.
08:19
08:19

MPs Oppose Plan to Give COVID-19 Relief to Cities, Municipalities lockdown measures 1 7

The government has allocated 53 billion Shillings as relief support to vulnerable people in municipalities and cities which are hit hardest by the lockdown measures, laid out by President Yoweri Museveni to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
19:28
19:28

LOP Mathias Mpuuga Names Shadow Cabinet 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga has today appointed a 30- member Shadow Cabinet team, naming Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba as Attorney General.
15:08
15:08

Stanbic Defies Energy Transition, Promises To Finance Oil And Gas Developments renewable energy 1 3 Top story

Stanbic, part of Standard Bank Group says it can offer up $70 million to a single company investing in the oil and gas sector in Uganda.
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
16:05
16:05

Number of Journalists Covering Parliament Reduced to 30 lockdown 1

The reduction also means that only 20 media houses of the over 50 will be able to cover Parliament events.
14:50
14:50

Ex-Officio Ministers Take Oath in Parliament 6 1

They were appointed to Cabinet without being elected as Members of Parliament and as ex-officio members, they do not have a right to vote on any issue requiring a vote in Parliament.
08:37
08:37

NRM MPs Shun Buganda Caucus Elections 4 1 Top story

Kiwanuka said that NRM MPs had resolved not to front any candidate and committed to stand by the new leadership and Caucus positions. However, the Butambala County MP, Muwanga Kivumbi said that NRM members were only scared of the tyranny of numbers from NUP.
15:10
15:10

Only 14 of the 160 COVID-19 Cases at Parliament were MPs lockdown 1

More than 3,000 people were tested for COVID-19 as part of the clearance to attend the different Parliamentary events this month. The events included the election of the Speaker on May 24, the State of the Nation Address by President Museveni on June 4, and Budget Reading on June 10.
12:06
12:06

Inside Total’s 43-Month Journey to Uganda First Oil 3 1 Top story

“With the effective date named as 25th May, 2021 we embarked on our 43-month journey towards first oil. This schedule has been challenged several times before, but I’m glad to mention that with the schedule we have, there no point of turning back” said Kwizera
21:06
21:06

COVID-19: Parliament to Close For Two Weeks 1 Top story

"Parliament of Uganda like the rest of the country has been affected by the second wave of Covid-19 with a positivity rate of 17 percent. As a mitigating measure in the prevention of Covid-19 infection, the administration of parliament in consultation with the office of the Speaker is closing parliament to Hon. Members of Parliament for a period of two weeks in order to disinfect the parliamentary building" reads part of the communication to the MPs.
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