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18:06
18:06

Legislator's Political Assistants ask Parliament for Salary 3 1 Top story

On Monday afternoon, Uganda Parliamentarians Personal and Research Assistants Association, which has over 150 members, petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, saying they should be incorporated in the parliamentary system so as to add value in the work of the MPs so as to avoid conflicts related to salaries and their rights.
20:47
20:47

Candidates Petition Speaker over Delayed Polls in New Districts nrm flag bearers 2

The contestants mainly flag bearers of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party said that their people have been deprived of services because they do not have elected leaders, eight months since the new districts became operational.
18:59
18:59

Committee Chairpersons Given 7-Day Ultimatum to Hand Over Office rebecca kadaga 1 2

According to Kadaga, some chairpersons have stubbornly refused to hand over their work and are occupying two offices leaving their successors stranded.
11:52
11:52

UPDF: We Budgeted for Newly Promoted Officers yoweri museveni 1 Top story

The Defense and Veterans Affairs State Minister, Sam Engola also said they have enough money for the promoted officers and will not require additional funding.
15:30
15:30

Parliamentary Commission Needs UGX 150 Billion for MPs Emoluments

The Parliament Commission seeks 150 billion shillings for emoluments of current Members of Parliament, Recruitment of Parliament Staff and also to provide for expected new MPs.
20:44
20:44

NRM Plotting to Change Presidential Election Process – Opposition judiciary 1 3

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze says they have received reports that members of the ruling party are scheming for a constitutional amendment suggesting that the president should be elected through the Electoral College as opposed to the Adult Suffrage system which has been used over the years.
17:56
17:56

Defence Ministry Seeks UGX 70bn For LDU Operations ministry of defence 1

Rwamirama said the money is to cater for LDUs who are currently undergoing training.
11:19
11:19

Opposition MPs Granted More Time to Consult on KCCA Amendment Bill lord mayor lukwago

The KCCA Amendment bill seeks to among other things provide for the election of the Lord Mayor from among the councillors, to clarify on the roles of the lord mayor and his deputy, to rationalise the provisions related to the Metropolitan physical planning authority with the structure and provisions relating to KCCA.
14:31
14:31

Lango MPs Petition President on State of Akii-Bua Stadium akii bua 1

In 2008, President Museveni pledged to build a modern Stadium in memory of late John Akii Bua, Ugandas first Olympic gold medalist. Lira district local government subsequently allocated a 12-acre piece of land at Erute village to house the Stadium.
12:02
12:02

Councilors Petition Museveni Over Funds leader 1 3

Joel Okao Tema, the Amolatar District Information Officer, says the civil servants indeed laid down their tools in protest against what they see as unprincipled political fights against the CAO and heads of department.
11:48
11:48

Police Investigates Kole MP for Illegal Arrests kole district 1 2

The investigations follow a complaint filed at Lira CPS by Gilbert Odongo, the Alito Sub County district councillor. Odongo alleges that Okello illegally arrested him together with some supporters two weeks ago during the election of the LCIII chairperson of Okwerodot Sub County.
20:22
20:22

Low Revenues Threaten New Nabilatuk District 1

Nabilatuk district carved out of Nakapiripirit was operationalised on July 1, 2018. Parliament approved the creation of Nabilatuk district in 2015 alongside several others, whose operationalization was phased. This brings to eight, the number of districts in Karamoja sub-region.
13:16
13:16

What It Takes to Review Mobile Money Tax uganda 1 3 Top story

Henry Musasizi, the Finance Committee Chairperson, says since the proposal to revise the mobile money tax was made by the president, government ought to table the amendment bill before the house for consideration. He explains that in this case, it is the Finance Ministry to draft the bill and send it to cabinet for endorsement.
13:18
13:18

UPC Summons Minister Amongi, Ambassador Acheng to Join Apac MP Campaigns apac municipality 2 1

The UPC Secretary General, Fred Ebil-Ebil told URN that in a bid to win the seat, they have summoned their party members in government including Lands Minister, Amongi and Ambassador Acheng to join their campaign team.
10:55
10:55

Lango Paramount Chief Mourns Slain MP Abiriga arua municipality 2

In a condolence message issued this morning, Dr. Richard Nam Odur, the Prime Minister of Lango Cultural Institution described the late Abiriga as a peace loving leader.
14:04
14:04

Police Remains Top Violator of Human Rights – UHRC uganda police

The Police, with 419 cases recorded against it in 2017, was followed by private individuals with 210 complaints and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF with 44. The Cases against the police, however, show a decline in violations from the 620 that was recorded the previous year.
12:54
12:54

Police Considers Reckless Driving Charge Against MP Gutumoi karuma bridge 2

The legislator is accused of causing a motor accident near Karuma Bridge when his vehicle a Toyota Noah registration number UAV-089G, swerved from its lane and collided with a Gulu-bound Lorry registration number UAJ-730U.
18:47
18:47

Parliament Directs Gen. Tumwine to Vacate Nommo Gallery gen. elly tumwine 1 2

Alex Ndeezi, the Chairperson of Gender, Labor and Social Development Committee, says General Tumwine has occupied Nommo Galery since 1998 and has never paid rent to Uganda National Cultural Centre, adding that any efforts to collect the money have been futile
17:05
17:05

End of an Era: Nekyon and Uganda's Founding Fathers akbar nyekon 7 1

Most of the members of Parliament that served in the Legislative Council LEGCO are no more. The few remaining could be in their late eighties, nineties or even 100s. Al Haji Akabar Nekyon was among those until he died on Friday morning at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala. He was 87. Over fifty or so years after they began blazing a trail into Ugandas politics, most of them may be gone but they left an unrivalled mark in the countrys politics and governance.
12:21
12:21

Lango Mediation Team Appeals for Gov't Support lira district 2

Okot told URN in Lira town that he has already approached the Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry seeking support, saying he was advised to put the request in writing.
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