Rusoke told MPs that her Ministry was in the final stages of having in place a regulation to facilitate sharing of assets between the new cities and mother districts.
In November last year, the Attorney General issued a circular requiring the mother districts to move their headquarters to alternative areas outside the city boundaries as well as relinquishing all other immovable assets to the new administrative units, to support their growth.
The Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga said that the parties resolved that Kiyaga and stakeholders from government work together and ensure that the proposed amendment Bill is urgently considered during the current financial year.
Steered by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga, MPs from six Opposition Political Parties in the House on Thursday convened to consider matters relating to the EALA race.
The Opposition Political Parties in parliament include the National Unity Platform (NUP), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Democratic Party (DP), Uganda People’s Congress (UPC), Justice Forum (JEEMA) and People’s Progressive Party (PPP). These all together have a total of 108 members out of 529 MPs in the 11th Parliament.
The 20-member verification committee chaired by Mbarara Municipality MP, Mwine Mpaka, was on Tuesday named by the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among to consider nominees whose nomination papers had been received by the Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige.
The committee also observed that remitting additional funds than what was requested does not only distort budgetary planning but also starves other deserving entities which fail to implement their plans as a result of inadequate financing.
Parliament on Tuesday afternoon adopted a report by the rules committee pardoning Bukoto South Member of Parliament, Twaha Kagabo regarding his 40 million Shillings bribery allegations against the Speaker.
The Health State Minister in Charge of General Duties Anifa Kawooya gave the assurance on Tuesday regarding the outbreak that was confirmed on Monday. Prior to Kawooya’s statement, the Ministry issued information indicating that the 24- year- old man who succumbed to Ebola at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital on Monday tested positive for the Sudan variant.
The committee’s mandate is to scrutinize documents submitted by the candidates and ensure that they are citizens of Uganda, registered voters, of sound mind, and not under any sentence of death or imprisonment exceeding nine months.
Each candidate must pay 3 million Shillings, provide an intent letter, provide necessary qualifications for joining Parliament and get an endorsement from a minimum of 20 Members of Parliament, among others. Candidates fronted by political parties must provide an introductory letter from the party's Secretary General.
According to the Very Rev. Canon Jonathan Kisawuzi, the Dean of Namirembe Cathedral, the Queen’s enduring faith, wisdom and inspiration were drawn from Jesus Christ, who is the perfect example of servant leadership.
In her response, Bamuturaki disclosed that earlier in March 2019, before she joined the Airlines, the then Uganda Airlines interim CEO, Ephraim Bagenda called and asked her to recommend ‘somebody’ to manage a launch event of receiving the new aircrafts, and she shared the contact of Abbavater Group CEO, Mark Odeke.
EALA is the Legislative Organ of East African Community established under article 9 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, 1999. The Treaty provides that each member shall elect nine members (who are not members of their respective Parliaments) to represent them in EALA. In Uganda, six positions are ring fenced for the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party, two for opposition Political Parties and one position for an independent candidate.
Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja moved a motion to pay tribute to the late Queen saying that she had presided over the commonwealth with distinction and that throughout her reign, she played an important unifying role that reinforced the links by which the Commonwealth joins people together across the globe.