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16:54
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Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 7 1

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
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Kamya Roots for Special Committee to Scrutinize IGG Reports 3 4 Top story

Kamya said that the Ministry of Finance did not allocate, and parliament did not appropriate funds for the core business of the Inspectorate that entails investigation, prosecution, recovery of assets and education, leaving the responsibility to donors, She added that due to the standoff between the Executive and Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), all foreign funders have since suspended funding for Inspectorate of Government.
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No Money for Mid-Term Access –NSSF MD Parliament 5 1

According to Byarugaba NSSF currently has investments in the East African Community including money lent to the government in bonds.
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SGR Cites Loopholes in DFCU Bank, Kasoli Community Loan Facility 1 3

Eng. Wamburu, argued that the land on which the Kasoli Housing project sits is government land that was used as security to obtain a credit facility from DFCU Bank Ltd and that under the Public Finance and Management Act 2015, there was a need to obtain a no-objection from the Ministry of Finance to guarantee the mortgage using a government asset.
20:54
20:54

Conflict of Interest Paralyses Motion on Private Schools’ Bailout Parliament 7 1

A section of Members of Parliament had asked the government to set up a revolving fund of 500 billion Shillings to assist private schools in kick-starting their operations when they open in January. The MPs led by Kyankwanzi Woman MP Christine Sendawula presented a motion to the Education committee urging the government to rescue private institutions from financial loss due to the prolonged closure of schools.
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Tororo Residents Petition Parliament Over Delayed SGR Compensation DFCU Bank 1 5

The residents under the Kasoli Tenants SACCO Ltd acquired the loan in 2013 to construct 250 housing units under the Kasoli Housing Project on 5.5 hectares of land and that 250 families had been identified with over 2000 people to benefit from the project.
16:31
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Auditor General Exposes Financial Indiscipline At Uganda’s Embassy in Denmark diversion of funds 1

The Auditor-General, John Muwanga’s report on the Embassy’s audited financial statements was tabled before Parliament last week. Muwanga’s qualified opinion notes that the finances of the Embassy were not handled well.
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Gender Committee Starts considerating NSSF Bill 11th Parliament 1 1 Top story

The 10th parliament passed the NSSF bill allowing for midterm access by savers above 45 years or at least those who have saved for 10 years. However, the president didn’t assent to the bill until the expiry of the 10th parliament.
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Museveni Praises Religious Leaders on NRM Ideology 1 3

Museveni said the present-day religious leaders are not like their predecessors who got disoriented and emphasized religious differences rather than unity in diversity. He said that religion had set focus on non-Godly issues leading to religious wars, enemity and terrorism.
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CAA Asked to Recover UGX 2B Excess Payment to SEYANI Brothers Parliament 5 1

The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of a new cargo centre, and refurbishment of the airport’s two runways. As part of the project, M/s Seyani Brothers (U) Ltd was contracted for the landside expansion which sought to provide a new Arrivals and Departure block.
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Gov’t Proposes Seven Year Jail Term for Evicting Widows, Orphans 1

The new bill introduces a clause that proposes that a person who evicts or attempts to evict a lawful occupant of the residential holding commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding 168 currency points (3.36 million Shillings) or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both.
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Police Leadership Questioned on Bail, Re-arrest of MPs Parliament 6 1

Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana and Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region.
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MPs, Minister Clash on Reconsideration of Landlord and Tenants Bill 1 3

The Bill that seeks to regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants was returned to Parliament by President Yoweri Museveni in January, more than a year after it was passed into law. But it was tabled afresh by the Minister of Lands Judith Nabakooba following guidance by the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah that all returned bills had to be reconsidered.
17:18
17:18

Government Tables Oil Pipeline Bill Before Parliament 1

The proposed law tabled by the Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Development, Opolot Okasai, seeks to fully implement the obligations of Uganda under the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between Uganda and Tanzania and the Host Government Agreement signed between Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Company Lt.
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Gov’t Tables Amendments to Public Finance Management Law UNOC 1 1

UNOC is a government company incorporated in June 2015 to handle the government’s commercial interests in the petroleum sub-sector and ensure state participation in petroleum activities. The company is also mandated to investigate and propose new upstream, midstream, and downstream ventures locally and internationally.
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House Suspends Rules, Approves Amendments to Administration of Parliament Act 3 1

During plenary on Tuesday afternoon Chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among some legislators took to the floor and proposed immediate consideration of the Bill. They proposed a suspension of some of the rules that require the proposed piece of legislation to first go before a Committee of Parliament for 45 days.
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CAA Tasked to Produce Report on Entebbe Airport Power Outage COSASE 1 2

Sooma Ayubu, the Director of Airport and Aviation Security explained that the fault resulted from the effect of a heavy downpour on an underground cable that links to the airport lighting system.
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Opposition Ends Boycott of Parliamentary Sittings plenary 1

The team has now resolved to end the boycott on the condition that the government shows a plan to ensure justice is followed. They said that they have taken stock of the boycott and have therefore resolved to go back to the house starting Tuesday.
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Opposition Whips, Shadow Cabinet to meet over Plenary Boycott Parliament 1 2

Although the two legislators had been granted bail, they were re-arrested in separate events from the precincts of Kigo prison. It's on the basis of this that the Leader of Opposition Parliament led a boycott of the parliament sessions, in protest of the re-arrest and continued detention of their colleagues.
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Kadaga’s Institute to Lose Name, Autonomy in New Motion 11th Parliament 1 1

The institute will now revert to being a department under parliamentary service, with the same mandate of training Members of Parliament and staff. This means that it will now be audited together with other departments and be funded through the parliamentary commission, with no right to mobilize resources from outside Parliament.
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