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19:49
19:49

Prof. Ogenga Latigo Denies Dodging COVID-19 Mandatory Checkup Dokolo South County 1

Last week, Latigo, alongside other Ugandan delegation of lawmakers had traveled to Midrand, South Africa for a meeting of the of legislators under the Pan African Parliament (PAP) and returned on March 17, four days before Uganda confirmed the first case of COVID-19.
16:50
16:50

Kampala MPs want Phased Implementation of Public Transport Ban boda boda 4 1

The MPs also want the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well as food supplies for Ugandans who work from hand to mouth.
18:37
18:37

Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
10:26
10:26

MPs Fault Gov’t for Delayed Payment of South Sudan Traders Parliament 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament has questioned the decision by Ministry of Finance to contract an audit firm, Ernest & Young at 2 billion shillings to audit Uganda traders who supplied South Sudan.
20:44
20:44

COVID-19: Plenary Adjourned to Tuesday coronavirus 1 1

Earlier on, Kadaga told the legislators that they would process the budget for the 2020/2021 financial year budget electronically to reduce on committee sittings because of the corona pandemic.
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20:31

Parliament to Handle Budget Electronically Plenary 1 1 Top story

According to Kadaga, everything will be done electronically in as far as the Budget committee, Agencies, Ministries and Departments are concerned. She says that where necessary, a maximum of four people will sit with the committee to respond to the issues raised.
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16:59

Kadaga Blocks Three MPs from Accessing Parliament After Dubai Travel Plenary 2 1 Top story

Kadaga has also asked MPs to name their colleagues who travelled to high risk corona virus countries for appropriate action.
13:07
13:07

MPs Divided over Calls for Total Lockdown coronavirus 6

Under the circumstances, a cross-section of leaders have called for a total lockdown to save Uganda from the devastating effects of the virus which is spreading around the world. So far, President Yoweri Museveni banned gatherings in schools, churches and political functions, among others, besides closing all Ugandan borders.
18:28
18:28

COVID - 19: MPs Want Immediate Solutions to Livelihoods after Restrictions Parliament 1 3

MPs want commercial banks to relax and reschedule the loan repayment period for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
15:10
15:10

Journalists Restricted from Accessing Parliament Covid-19 1

Only 50 journalists OF 250 accredited to cover Parliament will access Parliament in the next 30 days following a move by Parliament to suspend non critical staff and ban visit.
10:49
10:49

Uganda Faces UGX 270b Shortfall over Coronavirus Parliament 1

Government has said Uganda will face a revenue shortfall of as much as 270 Billion shillings ($70m) due to the coronavirus lockdown that is deteriorating the economy.
10:27
10:27

Uganda AIDS Commission Seeks UGX16b to Counter New HIV Infections Parliament 1 1

The Uganda AIDS Commission has appealed to Parliament to allocate extra 16 billion shillings to HIV prevention, seeing the rise in new HIV infections is worrying.
07:36
07:36

Govt Tables UGX 200Bn Supplementary Budget Request 3 2 Top story

A huge chunk of the money is for central government votes including the Office of the President Shillings 1.4 billion, judiciary Shillings 9.4 billion, Financial Intelligence Authority Shillings 4.4 billion and Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Shillings 2.4billion.
07:17
07:17

PAC Summons Auditor General, Accountant General and IGP Over Health Worker's Uniforms Parliament 3 1 Top story

During the committee sitting on August 23rd, 2019, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwiine informed PAC that the Ministry made a request to NMS to procure health worker’s uniforms and medical stationery. NMS contracted Nytil Company Limited to supply the uniforms.
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Parliament to Shift Plenary Sessions to Conference Hall coronavirus 1 1

This is one of the measures that the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga communicated to MPs as a measure to reduce the risks of spreading coronavirus.
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13:56

Parliament to Remain Operational Despite Ban on Gatherings Coronavirus 1 1

Parliament of Uganda will put in place strict measures even as it continues with normal sitting amidst the ban on Public gatherings by President Museveni.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Chief Whip Meets Journalists Despite Ban coronavirus 1

The Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa is meeting up to 50 Journalists a day after President Museveni announced a one-month ban on all public meetings.
07:02
07:02

Archbishop Kaziimba Responds to Closure of Churches, Issues New Worship Guidelines Church of Uganda 1

Archbishop Kaziimba advises faithful to make use of Home Cells saying they are the ideal place for Sunday worship to take place. He says that some cells may need to sub-divide so that they are no more than 10 people.
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19:36

Verbatim: President Museveni's Address on Coronavirus Corona virus 1 Top story

Once the epidemic breaks out, there is so much stampede that the first suspect to be affected is transport. You have seen how Airports were clogged with people. That crowding is perfect ground for new infections. Let us, therefore, move early to avoid the stampede.
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