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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 5 1

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 1 4

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 5 1

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 1 6 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.
20:47
20:47

Parliament Discussed Loans Worth UGX 2.5 Trillion in June irrigation 2

The 10 loan requests were introduced by the Ministry of Finance to Parliament in the month of June alone. They came just a month after Parliament approved another 2.9 trillion Shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
15:15
15:15

PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure Parliament 2 1

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act.
22:42
22:42

Presidents Office Returns UGX 2.9b COVID-19 Cash to Treasury Parliament 2 1

The money is part of an allocation of 16.8 billion Shillings which the office received to facilitate COVID-19 response activities in April.
22:08
22:08

Parliament Probes Mass Layoffs at Vision Group journalism 4 1 Top story

A number of workers were sent on Forced leave with a pay of 500,000 Shillings a month, to sustain them during this period. Several others were terminated in a decision, which according to the company’s Chief Executive Robert Kabushenga, was in response to the changed media industry circumstances.
17:36
17:36

Security Might Kill more Ugandans than COVID-19, Warns MPs 1 3

Members of Parliament want Government to prevail on errant security officials saying many Ugandans may die as a result of security brutality than of COVID-19.
07:26
07:26

No Money to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kasaija juba crisis 1 3

Appearing on Wednesday to explain about the delay of payment of the traders, Kasaija said Government did not have money to pay the traders because it had deferred several other payments due to lack of money in the COVID-10 crisis.
17:48
17:48

PAC Questions State House on Acquisition of Okello House Parliament 3 1

State House has said its former landlord at plot 10A, Nehru Road, overlooking the State House in Nakasero, Alexan­der Okello lost his property Okello House after he was duped to by individuals.
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