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UWA Starts Removing Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament KCCA 1 1

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
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30 MPs Not Returning to Parliament NRM 1 3

At least 30 Members of the 10th Parliament will not return in the next Parliament, after they willingly exited the race or were defeated in the party primaries and didn’t contest as independents.
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Remote Learning Program Puzzles Govt, Experts Call for Process to Re-open Schools 1 5

Without funding, the homeschooling program seems to be hitting a dead-end but Muyingo says that they are going back to the drawing board to come up with a new plan that can offer a form of continuous learning to over 10.2 million non-finalists up when the government will fully reopen the education institutions.
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Gender Ministry Rallies Non-Unionized Workers to Vote for Parliamentary Representatives electoral college 1 1

The Ministry of Gender, Labor and social development has said workers will now be ably represented in Parliament due to the participation of non-unionized worker in the Workers MPs election.
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Parliament Starts Scrutinizing Amendments to Leadership Code Act 1

The proposed new legislation says that a leader shall be taken to have an interest where an income or asset is owned or developed by the leader, jointly owned or developed by the leader with another person, is acquired or developed by the leader for another person and others.
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COVID-19 Shouldn’t Be Used to Violate Rights - Kadaga 7 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has warned against using the Covid-19 pandemic to violate different human rights during the ongoing election campaigns. Kadaga made the statement during the Thursday afternoon plenary session in which legislators took to the floor to condemn arrests of different political players and subsequent violence and killings in protests across the country.
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Parliament Approves UGX 5.4 Trillion Loan to Finance Budget Deficit 1

Parliament approved up to 5.4 trillion Shillings loan to finance the budget deficit for the current financial year 2020/2021.
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Budget Committee Rejects UGX 336Bn Radio Procurement Deal 3 1 Top story

Parliament’s Budget Committee has declined to approve a 336.8 Billion Shillings supplementary budget request by government to purchase 9 million radio sets for Ugandan homes to facilitate the long distance learning program during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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Four Foreign Firms Awarded Ballot Printing Contract 1

According to a press statement issued by the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Abu Dhabi-based United Printing and Publishing firm will be responsible for the printing of ballot papers for the Presidential and Directly-elected Member of Parliament.
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MPs Reduce Loan Request for Budget Support loans 1 1

According to an MP on the committee who preferred anonymity, they have considered only urgent and immediate needs and have slashed over 900 billion shillings to reduce the debt burden.
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Buganda Kingdom to Set Up Committee to Study Revival of Cooperative Unions 1 3

The Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga explained that the committee will examine the advantages that can be exploited by the Kingdom and the already existing cooperatives to ensure that the cooperative movement is strengthened within the Kingdom.
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Incumbent MPs in Acholi Plead for Re-election to Complete Unfinished Tasks Aswa county 1 5

The MPs include those who were elected in 2016 and are serving their first term of office while others are serving for more than a term under different political parties or independent ticket.
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MPs Oppose Gov’t Withdrawal From Burying COVID-19 Victims Ministry of Health 1 3

Some members of parliament who include the Bufumbira East MP Dr. James Nsaba Buturo and Bunyaruguru county MP John Twesigye Ntamuhiira say giving the body of the COVID-19 victim to the families for burial will accelerate the spread of the disease in the community
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BoU Starts Final 'Burial' of Crane Bank Limited Bank of uganda 1

While in receivership there remains some hope of the company recovering and resuming operations, now the liquidation means Crane Bank's complete and permanent closure, a move that will see the defunct lender's chapter closed for good. The Central Bank as a liquidator issued a statement on Friday. A liquidator is an officer or entity who is appointed to wind up the affairs of a company when it is closing and this usually happens when the company has gone bankrupt.
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MPs Appalled by State of Firm Fronted to Supply Radio Sets 1 5 Top story

“There is a total disconnect between what we saw and what the team from Ministry of Education was telling us. First of all, they were saying that they went there and found that there is a company, which is making radios…We didn’t find that. The company doesn’t manufacture radios, they can only assemble but even the assembly plant is not there,” Othieno told Uganda Radio Network-URN.
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Independent Parliamentary Candidates Make Big Promises to Voters in Acholi 2021 general polls 1 4

The candidates say that once elected they will work towards eradicating poverty, create jobs for the youth, fix gaps in education and health centres in their constituencies.
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MPs Yet to Agree on Proposed Radio Procurement 5 1

Government recently requested for the appropriation of Shillings 336.8 billion supplementary budget to purchase 9 million radio sets for all homesteads in the country.
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Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Holds Special Session to honour Late Prof. Barongo Yolamu Bunyoro Kingdom 1

The parliamentary session was Chaired by the Kingdom Speaker Isaac Kalembe Akiiki at the Kingdom’s Rukurato Hall (Parliament) in Hoima City.
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COVID-19 Helped Parliament Perform Better - Oulanyah 4 1 Top story

Jacob Oulanyah says quorum is no longer a nightmare to him after the rules of parliament were amended to reduce the number of MPS required to vote on a bill or a motion. He says since the COVID19 outbreak, Parliament has been able to debate and pass very many laws.
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Don’t Be Swayed By Emotions Muntu Tells Voters 3 1

The Alliance For National Transformation (ANT) Presidential Candidate says emotions can lead voters into choices that could be contrary to the country’s interests.
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