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

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
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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.
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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.
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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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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
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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.
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Gov’t Planning to Block Entry of Travellers from COVID-19 Category One Countries Parliament 1 1

Although Government is currently enforcing a total or institutional quarantine contrary to a self-isolation as a measure to control the pandemic of coronavirus, several travellers arriving through Entebbe are resisting the quarantine.
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Kadaga Summons Finance Minister over Uganda-South Sudan Traders Compensation 5 1

While delivering her communication to MPs on Wednesday, Kadaga noted that she had received a complaint from one of the traders who lost money in South Sudan. According to Kadaga, the complainant says that despite the completion of the verification process, they are yet to receive payment from the government.
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FDC Tables Response to Constitutional Amendment Bill 1 2

The party officials led by their president Patrick Oboi Amuriat appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee today to present their views on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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National Medical Stores on the Spot Over Missing UGX 13Bn 6 1

The matter stems from three past Auditor General Reports for financial year 2016/2017, financial year 2017/2018 and financial year 2018/2019. In the financial year 2016/2017report, 4.6 billion shillings was disbursed to NMS and another 5 billion Shillings sent according to the 2017/2018 to procure stationary, uniforms and others. However the money has since accumulated to 13 billion according to the Ministry of Health.
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COVID-19: Uganda Airlines Suspends Several Flights Corona virus 1 Top story

“Following the spread of COVID-19 and the control measures put in place by various countries to contain its spread; In compliance with health and safety guidelines, operational requirements and regulatory obligations, we wish to communicate changes to flight operations,” reads a statement on the website of Uganda Airlines.
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Parliament Directs Immigrations to Block Travel of Key Witnesses in Departed Asian Property Investigations 2 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed Ibrahim Kasozi, the Chairperson of the Sub Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises- COSASE to write to the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Gowa Kasita over the matter.
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