Breaking

Archive

Sep 5174 results
10:22
10:22

MP Mwesigye Granted Leave to Introduce Veterinary Drugs Bill 4

Nyabushozi County MP, Fred Mwesigye has been granted leave to bring a private member’s bill, entitled, Veterinary Drugs and Feeds Bill.
19:27
19:27

Electoral Reforms Consultations: Political Parties No Show William Byaruhanga

Dr. Gerald Siranda, the Acting DP Secretary General told URN that by the time they arrived at parliament, MPs had dispersed. "We were supposed to appear at 3pm and when we contacted the Chairperson, he said that the committee's earlier meetings had failed forcing the MPs to disperse. He gave us a new appointment for Tuesday next week," said Siranda.
18:14
18:14

MPs Direct Table Tennis Association Factions To Hold Reconciliation Talks 5

Members of Parliament on the committee on education and sports have today ordered two factions in the Uganda Table Tennis Association-UTTA to hold reconciliation talks and report to parliament by end of October.
16:56
16:56

Kadaga Warns Eastern Youth MP Mafabi Over Absenteeism 1 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has penned a warning letter for Ishma Mafabi, the Eastern Youth MP over perpetual absenteeism from parliament.
11:21
11:21

NSSF MD Defends Bill As Solution To Old Age Poverty 4

Byarugaba noted that the amendments present four key solutions to respond to the evolving environment in Uganda that requires a law to expand basic social security coverage, enhance adequacy of social security benefits, enable product innovation to address the needs of a young population and strengthen the governance of the Fund.
18:34
18:34

UHRC Faulted for Failing to Investigate Alleged Torture in Safe Houses 5

Officials from UHRC led by the Chairman Meddie Kaggwa on Wednesday appeared before the committee chaired by Buvuma Woman MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu.
18:32
18:32

Kadaga Tips MPs on Etiquette Ahead of Commonwealth Conference 2 2 Top story

“While eating, even when you are hungry, don’t rush,” Kadaga said, recounting an incident when a legislator who had accompanied President Yoweri Museveni choked on meat during one of the international engagements.
17:48
17:48

CCEDU Proposes UGX 10m Fine for Threatening Candidates, Supporters 5

Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
13:24
13:24

MPs Resolve to Give Face Technologies 5 Year Transition Management Contract Aggrey Bagiire 5 1 Top story

In his motion, Obua noted that there is need for the planned handover by Face Technologies, a private firm that is responsible for issuing driving permits. The Works and Transport Ministry signed a contract with Face Technologies in 2003 for purposes of designing, printing and supplying computerized Driving Permits under the self-financing, build, operate and transfer basis.
12:33
12:33

Gender, Finance Ministers Disagree Over NSSF Bill 7 1 Top story

Mukwaya says the tax exemption provision caters for employer’s contributions and employee’s contributions below 30 percent of their income and investment income of NSSF. She also notes members benefits shall be taxed only during payment at 55 years while those who get paid at 60 years and above will not pay taxes on any benefit.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Simon Byabakama 1 4 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
18:19
18:19

Pictorial: MP’s Botched Visit to Suspected Safe Houses Top story

The visit to the facilities was prompted by a directive from the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to the committee to investigate the alleged presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba and Kyengera where several Ugandans are reportedly tortured.
13:01
13:01

MPs Denied Access to Suspected Safe Houses 1 Top story

Members of Parliament sitting on the Human Rights Committee have been blocked from accessing suspected safe houses in Nkokonjeru, Kyengera and Nalukolongo.
20:40
20:40

Party Leaders Express Mixed Views On Proposed Election Financing Bill ACFIM 5

A cross section of leaders of political parties and organisations have mixed reactions to provisions in a bill to regulate election campaign financing. The bill has been drafted by activists led by Alliance for Finance Monitoring-ACFIM and is expected to be moved in parliament by Fort Portal Municipality MP, Alex Ruhunda.
19:12
19:12

Cancer Institute Fails to Account for UGX 1.77 Billion 1 5

Today, a team from the Cancer Institute, led by the Executive Director Dr Jackson Orem, was appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament to answer audit queries raised by the Auditor General in his reports covering two financial years; 2016/2017 and 2017/2018.
18:33
18:33

Police Boosts Security for Mbale Woman MP after Death Threats 2 1

Initial reports indicated that unidentified people dropped a letter at her home on Thursday, demanding 400 million Shillings, failure of which, she would be killed. According to the letter, the money was to be sent to a mobile phone number 0780723011 which is registered in the names of Moses Namisi.
07:43
07:43

Kadaga Asks IGP to Deploy More Officers to Deal With Rampant Cattle Theft in Bunyoro. Parliament 1

Kadaga noted that something needs to be done to stop animal theft, which is retarding the economic development of the people of Bunyoro sub region.
09:30
09:30

MPs Summon Finance Ministry For Dealing Directly With FUFA 2 6

Members of the Committee on Education and Sports want the ministry of Finance led by the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury-Keith Muhakizini to answer why shillings 10 billion was directly advanced to the Federation for Uganda Football Associations- FUFA and not through the National Council of Sports-NCS.
18:08
18:08

Gov’t Struggling to Implement President’s 12 Security Points security situation 2

Gen. Odongo told MPs that phase one of the installations of CCTV cameras in the Kampala Metropolitan is at 70 percent and that they hope to conclude the process by end of September 2019 before embarking on Phase two and three.
17:48
17:48

Oulanyah Cautions MPs on Breach of Constitutional Provisions 1 4

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has cautioned Members of Parliament over the continued breach of provisions guiding processing of Bills introduced by both government, private members as well as those returned by the President.
Sep 5174 results