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10:26
10:26

MPs Query Govt Over UGX 100M Investment in Uhuru Falls Pre-feasibility Study 6 2

Mutyaba said that the authority was not aware that a pre-feasibility study had been done prior to Bonang’s application for the permit.
22:20
22:20

Attorney General, EC Agree to Review Voter Registration Period 7 1

During their interface, Members of Parliament questioned why the Electoral Body had chosen to close the registration of voters, a year before the general election hence closing out a number of people who will have attained the age of 18 from participating in the political activity either as voters or candidates.
21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 1 3

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
19:01
19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
17:38
17:38

Attorney General, Legal Committee Clash Over Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill vice president 1 6 Top story

Some of the proposals that require government response include scraping the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstatement of presidential term limits, prohibiting the appointment of Ministers from among MPs and others.
17:04
17:04

Red Top Men Attack MPs in Parliament 1 1 Top story

Parliament was at 4;00pm attacked by two men who jumped from the strangers gallery to the floor of the house attacking Members of Parliament.
21:59
21:59

Isimba Dam Investigations: Kasaija Snubs Committee Meeting for Second Time Ministry of Energy 1 Top story

The Committee is investigating circumstances under, which Shillings 24 billion for the Isimba dam bridge reportedly went missing. The committee had specifically invited Bahati but he sent in representatives promising to follow them later.
16:47
16:47

Agriculture Ministry Officials Named in Export Corruption Scandal 1 9

Agusse Kalimba, a hot pepper farmer and exporter named Paul Mwambu, the Commissioner Crop Inspection and Certification and the Principal Assistant Inspector Jovernice Kwesiga Fokushaba, as some of the officials in the Ministry of Agriculture that continue to frustrate their work by demanding for undocumented fees.
17:53
17:53

Isimba Dam Bridge Construction was Altered for Security Reasons - Govt 24bn Isimba Money 1 1

The government and the Isimba Dam contractor have said the plans for the Isimba Dam bridge was altered from on top of the dam for security reasons.
19:30
19:30

I will Deal with Questionable Court Awards - Kafuuzi Judiciary 1 1

The new Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi has said his first role in the Attorney General’s Office will be to deal with questionable court awards that are currently draining the judiciary.
17:01
17:01

Opposition MPs Accused of Dodging Tumwine Censure Petition torture 5 1

A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for evading the censure Process against Security Minister Elly Tumwine.
07:14
07:14

Legal Committee Wants Elections in New Districts Halted 5

The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is of the view that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections.
20:19
20:19

19 MPs So Far Sign Gen Tumwine Censure Motion Parliament 1 2

Only a total of 19 Members of Parliament have signed a censure motion against Security Minister General Elly Tumwine in the third day of the exercise.
20:05
20:05

Ugandan Students Safe in China- MOH ministry of health 3 1

In her statement to Parliament on Thursday, Aceng said that Ministry of Finance and that of Foreign Affairs were to remit US Dollars 61,800 to the students to support them as the government monitors the situation.
18:51
18:51

MPs Question UWA Over Failure to Collect UGX 500m from Private Park Developers 3

The report of the Auditor General for 2015/2016 financial year noted among others that UWA failed to collect outstanding fees of $209,546 (approximately shillings 500 million) from six developers. The six companies included Tourvest, Protea Hotel Luxury tented camp at Kalerwoki in Kidepo National Park and Shani Luxury tented camp at Amwapas in Kidepo National Park. Others were Pakuba Safari Lodge, Asyanut Ntoroko Lodge, Rwenzori Mountaineering services and Balloon Tours.
18:05
18:05

Engola to MPs: I am Unable to Withdraw UPDF from Lakes rules of procedure 1 4 Top story

The Committee Chair, Clement Obote Ongalo asked the Minister to explain why he didn’t provide a written statement as required by the rules of procedure and why he couldn't present government’s statement on the withdrawal of UPDF from Lakes.
18:01
18:01

MPs Want Janet Museveni Referred to Disciplinary Committee For Contempt of Parliament 1 7

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan rose on a procedural point demanding respect for resolutions made by parliament. She questioned why the Executive had defied parliament on the matter.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Directs Finance Ministry on BoU Deputy Governor Position Bank of Uganda 2 1

The directive follows the expiry of Dr. Louis Kasekende’s contract on 18th January 2020. Dr. Kasekende was serving under Bank of Uganda Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile. The expiry of his contract completed a decade of his service in the same position and making him the longest-serving deputy governor and Deputy Chairperson of the Bank of Uganda Board.
14:33
14:33

Gulu University Constituent College Task Force Pleads for Funding 1 2

The college was promised by President Museveni during the 2016 campaigns. Shortly after the elections, a task-force led by Dr Sidonia Angom Ochieng was set up to start the process of establishing the university college.
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