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17:56
17:56

FDC Supports NUP on LOP Appointment 2

The position of FDC to support NUP leadership debunks claims on different media platforms that have been indicating that FDC as a party is not planning to work with NUP during its term as the main opposition party.
09:30
09:30

Gov't to Introduce Automated Testing System for Heavy Truck Drivers 2

Judith Karara, the Senior Road Safety Officer in the Ministry of Works, says that they don’t regulate the vehicles used by driving schools for training, which she says is a big gap.
19:28
19:28

Kadaga Leaves Behind Legacy of Human Rights, Independent Parliament-MPs 11th Parliament 8 1

Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
15:07
15:07

Nankabirwa Petitions NRM to Discipline Kadaga parliament 1 3

The outgoing Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has petitioned the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to discipline former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for going against the party.
07:17
07:17

Uganda Signs Agreement to Commence Road Construction in DR Congo

Breaking with protocol, President Museveni said a new government has not yet been appointed into place because they need parliament to sit and vet the appointees that is why he had to sign the agreements witnessed by the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Former Ministers including Same Kutesa who was invited as MC, Gen. Katumba Wamala and former Attorney General William Byaruhanga were invited as guests.
16:31
16:31

Can The Opposition Unite After The Acrimonious Speaker Election? 6

The events of 2011 and 2016 are a direct contrast to what transpired in parliament on Monday as MPs voted for the speaker and deputy speaker. For the speaker race, Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda, the immediate former opposition chief whip was contesting against two candidates both members of the NRM. Jacob Oulanyah, the official candidate of the party and Rebecca Kadaga who defied her party to contest as an independent. Oulanyah carried the day with 310 votes against Kadaga’s 197 votes. Ssemujju only managed a paltry 15 votes.
07:44
07:44

Somber Mood as Kadaga’s Team Packs Her Belongings from Parliament Jacob Oulanyah 1 3 Top story

Uganda Radio Network spoke to some of the staff on and off the record with many, saying that they don’t know what to do next. Stephen Bingi, a photographer attached to the speaker’s office who is on contract, says that the mood is low in the entire building especially for the people who have been working in the speaker’s office.
17:27
17:27

Opposition MPs Were Bribed to Vote For Among-Ssemujju 5

Ssemujju wondered why Among would get so many votes although in the race there were opposition candidates.
17:05
17:05

Changing Mode of Crime Worries Regional Intelligence Agencies 1 3

Maj Gen Kyanda says that because most of the crimes are for monetary purposes and not a responsibility of a specific government, they become hard to fight, hence the need for trust and the sharing of intelligence between countries.
19:28
19:28

I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 2 1 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
19:09
19:09

KCCA To Review Old Taxi Park Stages Before Reopening 1 2

The Chairman of the Uganda Transport Development Agency- UTRADA Mustafa Mayambala says they also need to resort the issues of leadership at stages outside the Park. At Burton street there is a Bweyogerere stage just like there is in the Old Taxi Park.
17:51
17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 4 1 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
16:42
16:42

Pictorial: Election of Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election Top story

The Speaker contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah and Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Kadaga who has been serving as Deputy Speaker and speaker in the Tenth Parliament.
14:26
14:26

Election of Eleventh Parliament Speaker Under Way 1

The contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah who has been serving as Deputy Speaker in the Tenth Parliament and Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga who has also been serving as Speaker in the previous parliament. Both candidates are from the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party but Kadaga chose to contest as an independent candidate after her party offered the flag to Oulanyah.
19:35
19:35

Kadaga Snubs NRM, Contests as Independent for Speaker Parliament 3 1 Top story

Kadaga told journalists at a Hotel Africana Press Conference that while her NRM Party has decided to field her former Deputy, Jacob Oulanyah for the position, she will also exercise her right to run as an Independent candidate when Parliament meets tomorrow to elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker.
13:26
13:26

CEC Endorses Oulanyah over Kadaga for Speakers Job President Museveni 1 Top story

Oulanyah was reportedly a favourite candidate from Saturday evening when CEC adjourned to today. However, some members requested that the decision be made Sunday, and following lengthy deliberations this morning, a majority of CEC members backed Oulannyah over Kadaga for the job.
22:06
22:06

NRM CEC Decision on Speakers Race Pushed to Sunday Oulanyah vs Kadaga 1

Members who attended the meeting that ended close to 8;30 pm, told URN that although there were proposals that the members spend the night at State House, Entebbe to finalize the matter, many suggested that the meeting be moved to 8 am on Sunday so that both the candidates for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker can be agreed upon.
09:16
09:16

Is President Suluhu the New Hope for EAC integration? 2 Top story

"She has indicated that EAC Integration Agenda is on top of her programs, having made her first visit to Uganda to witness the Petroleum deal.” says outgoing EAC Affairs Minister Julius Wandera Maganda.
18:39
18:39

MPs Hold Prayers for Jacob Oulanyah NRM 7 1

Reverend Christine Shimanya, the Parliament Chaplain who led the prayers asked God to grant Oulanyah victory.
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