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16:47
16:47

Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga parliament 1 5

Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
04:41
04:41

Gov’t Chief Whip, Justice Minister Suggest Cap on Number of MPs Parliament 1 2

During the heated debate that preceded the approval, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko questioned the parameters that the government used to create the new areas. He observed that despite its high population, Kampala central was not a beneficiary of the new creations.
19:15
19:15

Ssekikubo Asks Gov’t to Compensate Cattle keepers, Traders parliament 1 2 Top story

Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
15:13
15:13

Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects Jinja 2 1

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infrastructure projects.
11:49
11:49

Parliament’s Decision Ignites Confusion at Curriculum Training Centers government 3 1 Top story

Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
20:41
20:41

Madhvani Land at the Centre of MPs Otto, Akol Bickering Parliament 1 3

Through the Ministry of Lands, Madhvani Group of Companies in partnership with government in 2017 surveyed and acquired 10,000 hectares of land in Lakang, Bana, Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lujoro, and Lwak Obito in Amuru Sub-county.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don parliament 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
12:55
12:55

Kafuuzi Eventually Gets Nod for Deputy Attorney General’s Job Parliament 1 3 Top story

Kafuuzi was appointed during President Yoweri Museveni’s latest cabinet reshuffle, announced in December 2019, to take on a position hitherto occupied by Mwesigwa Rukutana. However, his approval was deferred after the appointments committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament questioned his experience as an advocate of the High Court.
13:24
13:24

Mak Students Not Trusting Zero Tolerance Policy On Sexual Harassment Makerere University 4 1

Dr Josephine Ahikire, an associate professor of Gender Studies and the Acting Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), says that the victims of sexual harassment have not yet embraced the available mechanisms to report the vice.
09:54
09:54

Rules Committee Chairperson Defends Committee Work Parliament 1 3 Top story

Clement Ogalo Obote, the Chairperson of the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee, says he doesn’t know what happened there after. According to Ogalo, their work stops once their report and goes to the house.
11:41
11:41

Kirabo: The Little Known Face of the Makerere Fees Increment Strike parliament 3 4 Top story

Kirabo went to Kampala Kindergarten for nursery and Kampala Parents before switching to City Parents Primary School in Nakulabye, where she sat her Primary Leaving Examinations and obtained 8 aggregates in 2009.
11:32
11:32

Speaker Kadaga Advocates for Tree Planting at all Public Gatherings Parliament 1 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has advocated for tree planting at every public or social gathering as a way of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change.
19:15
19:15

Commonwealth Conference Umbrellas, Photobook to cost UGX 100m Parliament 1 1

The conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth Parliamentarians, will take place from 22 to 29 September 2019 at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. It will bring together more than 500 delegates.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
13:35
13:35

Dissatisfied Party Members Free to Quit-Ssemujju Nganda elections 2021 2 2

Ssemujju says they see no problem when members quit the party. He says that the important thing is that FDC will continue with its activities despite the movement of people.
07:20
07:20

Accusations of Greed, Selfishness Dominate UYD Reunion Meeting Jinja 1 3

The leaders from different political parties stated that Ugandan opposition figures have exhibited greed by failing to form a united front against the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party
19:37
19:37

Independent MPs Reject IPOD Proposals parliament 4 1

Independent Members of Parliament have rejected a proposal that calls for individuals who want to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections.
17:07
17:07

Parliament Adjourns to mourn with Minister Kibuule ronald kibuule 1 1

The children; Raiden Wasswa and Roman Kato, drowned in a swimming pool at their home yard in Mbalala, Mukono district on Monday. They were buried today at Kapeke Village in Nama Sub County, Mukono district.
07:50
07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
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