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05:49
05:49

Media Houses Decry Revenue Loss as Gov’t Enjoys Free Airtime 1 2

The radio stations lose up to eight million Shillings every month from the free talk show that is dedicated to government programmes. They also lose 14 million Shillings on adverts, 2.4 million Sjhjillings on announcements and 10 million Shillings on DJ mentions. These figures are documented in a petition that was presented to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday.,
04:43
04:43

President Museveni Declines to Assent to PPDA Amendment Bill 1 2

President Museveni has returned the Bill to Parliament indicating that the renaming of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) to the Public Procurement Registration Authority without providing for the transfer of its liabilities and obligations to the new one left a lacuna in the law, contracts of employment and contracts with service providers, pending court cases and other contractual obligations.
21:38
21:38

UNEB Bill Proposes Stringent Penalties for Malpractice 1 Top story

The bill proposes tough penalties for anyone found guilty of exam malpractice. It provides that a person who before or during an examination has in his or her possession any examination paper or material commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding 2,000 currency points (40 million Shillings) or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or both.
21:11
21:11

Parliament Summons Three Ministers for Flouting COVID-19 Regulations SOPs 2 1 Top story

Aceng was captured on camera meeting hundreds of people in Aromo Sub County in Lira District on Friday where she had gone to the launch mosquito net distribution without wearing a face mask.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown Government 1 2

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
17:05
17:05

President Yet to Assent to Traditional Medicines Act 1 1

In the Speaker’s communication to Parliament on Tuesday, Kadaga tasked the Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo about the Act saying that if Parliament does not hear from the Head of State in the next few days about the matter, the House will go ahead to pronounce it as Law.
16:39
16:39

PAC Expels Kyambogo Officials For Appearing Without University Secretary Kyambogo University 3 1

Nandala argued that it was illegal for the meeting to proceed without Okello who is the accounting officer of the institution.
09:07
09:07

Science Ministry Denies Solar Powered Bus Was Imported From China 4 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science Technology David Obong pointed out that one of the buses was assembled by Ugandan engineers in China while the second bus was assembled in the country by the same engineers.
21:04
21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 1 4

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 1 3

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
17:34
17:34

MPs Query SAGE Roll Out Schedules 1 5

PAC is concerned that the beneficiaries of the SAGE programme have suffered from unnecessary and crippling delays owing to a poor roll out plan of the programme by the ministry.
17:08
17:08

MP Komakech Granted Leave to Introduce Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill violation of rights 1 1

Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
12:53
12:53

COSASE Tasks Custodian Board To Explain Over 300 Asian Properties Owned by One Man 1

In March, Praful told MPs that he had picked repossession certificates for at least 39 of the 50 properties but could not divulge details regarding the original owners of the properties.
07:58
07:58

MPs Ask Gov’t to Resolve Uganda- Kenya Milk Row common market 1 2

Members of Parliament have asked Government to comprehensively resolve the Uganda-Kenya impasse regarding milk exports saying milk farmers are suffering.
22:06
22:06

UPC Already Preparing for Virtual Campaigns – Akena 4 1

UPC becomes the first Opposition Political Party to support the proposed virtual campaign amidst calls for postponement from other opposition groups, who have expressed reservations over the election roadmap through which the Electoral Commission banned open-air campaigns and advised candidates to use virtual platforms to reach their electorate.
19:27
19:27

Parliament Seeks Explanation for Mak Student Death LDUs 1 3

Gulu woman MP and Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan told Parliament that the events leading to the student’s death are very suspicious and demanded an explanation about the killing.
17:26
17:26

Parliament Summons Minister Anywar Over Kiwula Forest Action Report 1 1

Kadaga’s summon to the State Minister to present a report on Thursday follows an earlier directive by the House for the Ministry to order the removal of private and government tractors from Forest Reserve.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Wants Places of Worship Reopened COVID-19 Pandemic 1 5

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that churches could operate with SOPs and that her office continues to receive petitions from religious leaders on the matter and that it was time for the government to open up churches and other places of worship.
19:20
19:20

2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency NRM Party 6 1 Top story

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency.
17:14
17:14

Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 1 3

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
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