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17:46
17:46

Opposition Boycott: Deputy Speaker Among Brushes Off Quorum Concerns Parliament 3 1

Ssekikubo says that Government cannot sit and debate among themselves, saying the opposition exists as by the laws that govern Parliament and multiparty democracy. He says Parliament should not go on like everything is normal and debate with a one sided house.
16:46
16:46

Archbishop Kaziimba Condemns Brutal Re-arrest of MPs 4 1

“I want to call upon people to take the message of President in his recent speech seriously. The issue of human rights should be respected and also calling upon the soldiers and security personnel to respect human beings,” he said.
15:36
15:36

MPs Want a Public Holiday for Vaccination COVID-19 1 2

Members of parliament on the forum of children’s affairs have urged the government to declare public holidays to scale up vaccination of teachers and students in order to achieve the vaccination target required to reopen schools.
19:20
19:20

Gen Muhoozi Apologizes for Failing to Follow Process in Re-arresting MPs 1 7

In his communication to the House on Wednesday, Oulanyah said that he had held a meeting with the Government Chief Whip, the Minister of Security, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs and the Leader of the Opposition over the matter and that they came to some agreement of how they will handle the situation he described as difficult. During the heated debate, Mpuuga led his members out of Parliament in protest and the team has for the second day boycotted Sittings of Parliament until the two MPs are released.
13:17
13:17

Opposition MPs Vow To Boycott Plenary Until Colleagues Are Released security 3 1

The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe, says that they were prompted to take the decision because of the continued incarceration of MPs in non-gazetted areas.
07:29
07:29

NRM MPs to Consult on Proposed Bail Ban for Capital Suspects 1 5

President Museveni has in the past criticized provision of bail to suspected capital offenders and on Monday, he clashed with the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo on the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
21:07
21:07

Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 1 4 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
17:18
17:18

MP Re-arrests: Opposition Walks Out of Chamber in Protest 1 5

Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka said that it was an error on the part of the government not to inform the Office of the Speaker but everything is being done to make sure that the legislators are treated within the law.
16:14
16:14

Oulanyah Suspends House Over Re-arrest of MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya 5 2 Top story

During the plenary, Mpuuga raised a procedural concern questioning whether the Speaker had been notified about the re-arrests of the MPs. He also noted that the MPs had been denied access to their immediate family and that it cannot be business as normal when such violations are going on.
07:50
07:50

Museveni Summons NRM Caucus as Drive to Ban Bail for Capital Suspects Intensifies 1 2 Top story

The President today clashed with Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo about the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
23:09
23:09

Clerk to Parliament Suspends Kadaga Institute's Funds, Probes it for Irregularities 1

The institute attained a semi-autonomous status after the enactment of a law establishing an institute named after the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga. The act was gazetted in May last year. The institute operates as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and staff in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training of local government officials.
09:32
09:32

Committee Recommends Forensic Audit on UGX 53 Bn COVID-19 Relief cash parliament 1

According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
13:00
13:00

MPs Decry Exploitation of Ugandans by Telecom Companies ministry of ict 5 1

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to prevail on the high costs of services provided by telecom companies that is affecting communications countrywide.
17:42
17:42

Schools Reopening: Gov't to Prioritize Learners in P.1, S.1, S.5 Minister Muyingo 5 1

Muyingo says that unlike the re-opening of schools after the first lockdown when the emphasis was put on finalists, this time they plan to emphasize first-year classes to enable them to finalize their studies so that they can make room for the new entrants.
16:27
16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 1 4

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
18:19
18:19

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Intervene in Butabika Hospital Staff Strike 1 4

The MPs demanded that government provides adequate security so that medical staff works in a favourable condition.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 1 2

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
17:19
17:19

MPs Clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings Parliament 1 3

Mubende Municipality MP Bashir Lubega Sempa says although he is an NRM supporter the remarks of the minister were tarnishing the image of NRM. He expressed disappointment over the remarks saying this should not be treated casually.
15:58
15:58

IGP Ochola Battling Unstable High Blood Pressure - Pathologist Uganda Police 4 1

The police has finally spoken out on the health of Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, saying the head of Police is suffering from unstable high blood pressure.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
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