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09:32
09:32

Committee Recommends Forensic Audit on UGX 53 Bn COVID-19 Relief cash parliament 1

According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
16:09
16:09

Court Throws Out Election Petition Against Kagoma County MP parliament 1 2

Walyomu’s lawyer, Ben Ssemanda told URN that his client complied with all the legal requirements while changing his name in 2009, adding that there was no need for the petitioner to sue him over the same.
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.
19:15
19:15

Parliament Rejects Proposal for Speakers Voluntary Resignation plenary 1 4

Clement Obote Ongalo, the chairperson of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline commitee of Parliament had fronted the proposal on grounds that the current Rules of Procedure do not provide for a Speaker or Deputy to voluntarily resign. However, the rules provide for the impeachment of the two leaders.
17:30
17:30

Court Grants Salamu Musumba Substituted Service election 1 2

On Thursday, Justice Luswata however, argued that, since election petitions are matters of public interest, it was prudent to follow the right rules and procedures involved in serving such petitions, to avoid cases of prejudice. Luswata further directed the petitioner to serve the respondents’ lawyers with certified copies of the petition in two days.
12:03
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Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 3 2 Top story

Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at the Jinja based Nile resort hotel, Kyagulanyi said that they were elected due to their humility and pledges for improved service delivery. He warned that if they choose luxurious lifestyles, they might be compromised to ignore the core principles for, which they were elected into their respective political offices.
19:35
19:35

Speaker, MPs eulogize Watongola district 1 4

Kadaga stressed that Watongola was a charismatic leader and that she was very optimistic that she would recover when she was told about her condition only to hear the sad news of her death.
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Kadaga Blames "Powerful People" in Gov't for Sponsoring her Kamuli Rivals parliament 1

Kadaga said that the same powerful officials attempted to oust her during the 2016 general elections but failed.
20:37
20:37

66 Candidates Nominated on Day-One in Kampala 2021 elections 1

The Kampala woman's parliamentary seat has seven candidates, and so is Nakawa East, and Makindye East, Lubaga North has four candidates, Kawempe North and Makindye West have six candidates each, while Kampala Central has five candidates.
07:48
07:48

Losers in Kigulu South NRM Primaries Dispute Results parliament 1 3

One of the contestants Andrew Kaluya notes that, they agreed to use the NRM registers but they were surprised that there was open voting in 53 villages.
16:47
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Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga government 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
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Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects parliament 1 2

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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