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23:01
23:01

Parliament to Merge Bills Relating to Death and Inheritance plenary 1 2

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has proposed measures to fast track five bills which he says should have been merged into one.
20:46
20:46

Minister Tables List of 177 Missing Ugandans 1 5

The Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo on Thursday tabled before Parliament a list of 177 names of arrested Ugandans.
17:30
17:30

Opposition Warns on Escalating Debt, Wants More Funding in Agriculture, Tourism 6 1

In the current 2020/2021 budget, the Works and Transport docket took the lion’s share with an allocation of 5.84 trillion Shillings, followed by Security with an allocation of 4.5 trillion Shillings. Agriculture and Tourism are among the least funded sectors.
16:42
16:42

PAC Queries Fuel Marking Contract with Swiss Firm 4 1

The Auditor General’s report states that the program revenue budget in the financial year ending June 2018 was 3.330 Billion Shillings but only 3.154 Billion Shillings was collected, as a result, the activity on national monitoring coverage of fuel quality was not fully undertaken.
16:25
16:25

Oulanyah Sets 2021/2022 Budget Timeline 11th Parliament 4

Oulanyah told MPs that the 10th Parliament is mandated to complete the budget process before the 11th Parliament commences on May 20.
13:58
13:58

MP Othieno Tables Bill Seeking to Regulate Real Estate Agents 1 2

MP Richard Othieno told parliament that the Bill seeks to regulate the sector were most real estate agents make money through commission for services rendered in sale and purchase of properties. Okoth observed that although Parliament passed the Landlord and Tenants Act in 2019, the Real Estate Agents were left out unregulated. He says that the absence of the law to govern the operation of the real estate’s agents predisposes unsuspected sellers and buyers of property to some unscrupulous real estate agents. Othieno says that the Bill will streamline and aid the real estate growth in the country.
19:47
19:47

Oulanyah Gets Cheerful Welcome Upon Return to Parliament NRM 3 1

Oulanyah was called to preside over Wednesday’s session to allow Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to mourn her niece Sheila Alitwala Kadaga who died on Monday. This came moments after Koboko Woman MP Margaret Babadiri put Kadaga to the task to explain the whereabouts of the Deputy Speaker at a time when she needed a break to deal with the loss.
18:40
18:40

Oulanyah Adjourns House on Return to Mourn With Kadaga 1 3 Top story

Oulanyah has not chaired any parliamentary session for over a year now. The Deputy Speaker and Kadaga, who is preparing for a contest for the Speaker’s job when the position falls vacant in May this year, have been conflicting over chairing the house since the 2016 speaker’s race, in which Oulanyah had sought to unseat Kadaga.
16:51
16:51

PAC Seeks to Punish Gov’t Officials for Loss Due to Delayed Power Project 1 2

The MPs demanded to know why the ministry had failed to implement a number of activities under the Energy for Rural Transformation project III leading to a decision by the World Bank to withhold US$ 1.698m. The committee demanded that the accounting officer provides a list detailing reasons for underperformance such that the committee while writing its report is guided on who to hold responsible.
16:17
16:17

MPs Question UDB Officials over UGX 455Bn Covid-19 Stimulus Funds 1 4

The 455 billion was in August 2020 through a supplementary budget approved by Parliament under UDB to help businesses that were affected by Covid-19.
21:46
21:46

Kadaga Brushes off Concerns About Deputy Speaker’s Absence plenary 1 2

Before the lockdown last year, both Kadaga and Oulanyah were away as they had travelled abroad. This led to the cancellation of three plenary sessions in 2019.
21:23
21:23

Gov’t Fails to Table List of Abduction Victims missing ugandans 5 1

Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu raised a procedural matter regarding the failure by the Minister to present the list of missing persons as directed by House. He told parliament that he was ready to table a list of abducted Ugandans should the minister fail to do so.
20:41
20:41

Committee Queries ULC Land Payments Worth UGX 43Bn 1 Top story

Michael Mawanda, the Igara East MP demanded documentary evidence to support the payments, saying that COSASE is an evidence-based accountability committee. However, Amario told MPs that the Commission had challenges keeping documents.
17:04
17:04

Ndeeba Church Land Compensation Takes New Twist as Kadaga Orders Inquiry 1 2

The money in question was meant for the compulsory acquisition of land by Government of Uganda for Ndeeba Church of Uganda-CoU (3.8 billion) which was razed down by businessman Dodovico last year and compensation of land for Geoffrey Mugisha (1.49 billion) at Buyaga, Kibaale.
14:26
14:26

BoU Seeks More Time on Proposed Constitutional Amendments Bank of Uganda 2 1

Atingi-Ego together with the BOU Legal Counsel Margaret Kaggwa Kasule had today appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to respond to the proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 introduced by Igara East MP, Michael Mawanda.
14:10
14:10

Human Rights Committee Finally Gets Money for Electoral Violence Probe 2021 Elections 1

The Human Rights Committee will not be able to cover the several parts of the country like they had planned but will only go to 8 districts of Ntungamo, Masaka, Mbale, Mayuge, Lira, Gulu, Kampala and Wakiso due to funding.
16:46
16:46

Race for Speaker Turns Nasty Online Parliament 1

Online gangs have taken the race for Parliament Speaker to the gutters, running smear campaigns against the top contenders and crowing out reasonable debate about what the speaker's role and challenges are.
18:56
18:56

Archbishop Pleads for Children to Return to Church 3 1

According to the Primate, the youngsters were not included in the arrangements as the government opened churches in the era of mitigating the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. While relaxing restrictions on the COVID-19 lockdown in September 2020, President Yoweri Museveni allowed places of worship to reopen but with first, a maximum of 70 worshipers, a number which was later increased to 200.
16:00
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Speaker Kadaga Honoured for Promoting MPs' and Staff Welfare 1 3

Kadaga was lauded for a number of interventions and contributions including her support to the 2011 progressive amendments to the parliamentary pensions act and her support to the 2014 amendments which relieved members from the stress of high interest rates in the banks.
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Buildings Should be Sued Until Owners Prove Source of Income -DPP 2 5 Top story

“For example these shiny sky-scrapers standing in the middle of Kampala, instead of trying to investigate…you sue that building…you say, you building standing here you are a proceed of corruption and let somebody who thinks otherwise prove it wrong,” he explained.
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