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22:58
22:58

NUP Asks Mpuuga To Step Down Over 500 Million UGX Service Award 1 Top story

“At the meeting, Rt. Hon. Mpuuga admitted that he indeed took part in this wrongdoing and apologized for the same. In light of this, he was strongly advised that the moral thing to do in the circumstances is to step down from his role as parliamentary commissioner with immediate effect.” Reads part of the statement
15:25
15:25

Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 2 1

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
10:09
10:09

MPs Reject Report on Refugees

Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, however, observed that the report had many loopholes, noting that the recommended policy review on refugees is a preserve of the Cabinet.
10:28
10:28

Ssenyonyi Demands Unconditional Release Of Jailed NUP Supporters 2 1

The LOP’s office released a list of 45 opposition supporters who are being detained at Luzira and Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. 15 of them are in Luzira including two female inmates; Olivia Lutaaya and Resy Birungi Nabbosa are being detained at Luzira Women's Prison while 30 others are in Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. URN could not verify the authenticity of the document.
13:27
13:27

Gov’t Targets to Issue 32 Million IDs by January 2025 1

State Minister for Internal Affairs Gen. David Muhoozi announced this in response to an outcry from Members of Parliament over the delayed process for ID renewals and issuance of new ones by the National Identification and Registration Authority – NIRA.
15:30
15:30

COSASE Orders Audit into Gorilla Trekking Permit Scam 1

Medard Lubega Ssegonna, the COSASE Chairperson issued the directive on Tuesday while probing UWA officials led by the Executive Director, Sam Mwandha to answer queries raised by John Muwanga, the Auditor General in a FY 2022/2023 report relating to staff connivance to defraud the entity.
15:09
15:09

House Scheduled to Process Nine Crucial Gov't Bills This Week 1 1

The omnibus Bill seeks to legalize the pending plan by the Government to merge Ministries, Department, and Agencies – MDAs. A total of 33 agencies to be moved to their mother ministries, 35 will be merged into 19 entities whereas 80 others will remain semi-autonomous in a process expected to commence on July 1, 2024.
08:28
08:28

MPs Demand Debate On State Of Poor National Road Networks poor road network 3 1

It follows an outcry from several Members of Parliament during a plenary sitting on Tuesday in which they cited a lack of will from the government and unnecessary procurement delays in the road infrastructure development projects that affect the implementation of national strategic plans.
16:00
16:00

New Gov’t Assurances Committee Leadership Assumes Office 1

The Committee on Government Assurances and Implementation is one of the four Opposition led- Accountability Committees of Parliament established under Article 90 of the Constitution and rule 156 of the Parliament Rules of Procedure. The committee mandate is outlined under rule 179 and rule 180 and it is to record and scrutinize promises and undertakings given by the Minister, Prime Minister, President and Vice President in the House from time to time.
18:30
18:30

Budget Committee Tasks Finance Officials on Wastage 1 Top story

The committee is currently scrutinizing the national budget framework paper for financial year 2024/2025. On Wednesday, the MPs interfaced with officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development.
13:52
13:52

President Museveni Honours Cecilia Ogwal 2

President Yoweri Museveni has applauded the late Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal for rising above partisan politics to the high plane of patriotism.
17:14
17:14

Pictorial: Parliament Pays Tribute to the Late Cecilia Ogwal Top story

President Yoweri Museveni accorded the fallen MP a state funeral and her body is to spend the night at Parliament. The head of State is expected to attend the vigil. Cecilia Ogwal, 77, has been one of the longest-serving legislators, having served since 1996.
17:07
17:07

Parliament Pays Glowing Tribute to the Late Cecilia Ogwal 1 Top story

According to the Speaker, the state of Ogwal’s ill health was not known to many because she wanted it treated as a private matter. Cecilia Ogwal,77, was the Chairperson of the subcommittee of spouses and accompanying persons during the 27th CSPOC which was held between 3rd and 7th January, 2024 at the Commonwealth Resort hotel, Munyonyo.
23:25
23:25

Late Cecilia Ogwal Opposition Figure Who Dared President Museveni Face to Face 1 1

Ogwal, aged 77 died on Thursday in a hospital in India where she was reportedly undergoing treatment for a cancer-related illness.
11:59
11:59

Foreign Affairs Wants UGX6Bn for NAM, G77 Post-summit Activities 2

Dickisons Kateshumbwa, the Sheema Municipality MP wondered why the said activities were not provided for in the current budget yet the NAM and G77+China events are already going on.
15:59
15:59

Ugandans Losing UGX 2Bn Daily To Unpaid UNRA Contractors 1 Top story

The audit report presented to parliament this week by Auditor General, John Muwanga, indicates that financial statements of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) and Ministry of Works and Transport have an outstanding payments amounting to 804.26 billion Shillings.
17:56
17:56

Supplementary Budgets Are Wasteful, Undermine Planning –Auditor General 1

“Since the initial budget was 48.132 trillion and actual expenditure only amounted to 43.404 trillion, there was no need for a supplementary budget since the original resource envelope was not fully realized,” reads the audit report, that also condemns frequent supplementary budgets for undermine planning and budgeting processes.
15:26
15:26

I'll Build My Legacy on Strong Foundation Laid by Mpuuga – Ssenyonyi service delivery 1 3

The Nakawa Division West MP was appointed by his party, the National Unity Platform – NUP in December 2023 and made the remarks after Mpuuga officially handed over the LOP’s office on Wednesday at Parliament. The handover brought Mpuuga’s 30-month’ tenure since May 2021 to an end.
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