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18:25
18:25

Kafuuzi Still Hopeful for Parliament Approval State House 1

Kafuuzi, who missed out on the administration of oath early this week said that contrary to the queries, he has an experience spanning 13 years in the legal field, eight of them as an advocate of the high court. He is optimistic that the committee will give him a nod as soon as members reconvene to review his credentials as submitted by the judiciary.
07:51
07:51

Uganda in Advanced Stages of Negotiations With DRC in Plunder Case President Museveni 1 2

Byaruhanga says that although the court had asked Uganda and the DRC to settle the matter out of court, DRC proposed 23 billion US Dollars which was too much for Uganda. Uganda has however offered 150 million dollars, though it hasn’t been agreed yet by DRC.
16:31
16:31

Justice Ministry Needs UGX 500b to Clear Court Awards Parliament 1 1

Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday, the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga said that there is need to clear the arrears that have continued to attract interests. Byaruhanga also told MPs that they urgently need shillings 183 billion to clear urgent cases.
12:13
12:13

ICT Ministry Seeks UGX 92b to Assign Addresses on Locations Parliament 1

Vincent Bagire, Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT says the move is aimed at ensuring security, accessibly, service delivery and also help enhance the location of places in the country.
14:51
14:51

Designate Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi Left Out as New Ministers Take Oath President Museveni 1

The eight include Raphael Magyezi, Judith Nabakooba, Molly Kamukama, Denis Hamson Obua, Robinah Nabbanja, Peter Ogwang, Beatrice Anywar and Helen Adoa.
18:59
18:59

Failure to Renew Practicing Certificate Cost Kafuuzi a Cabinet Post Parliament 1

Advocates certificates are renewed on an annual basis. But Kafuuzi last renewed his certificate of practice on April 22, 2015, slightly over three years after enrolling as an advocate on January 18, 2012, according to the roll of advocates posted on the Judiciary Website http://judiciary.go.ug/data/ladvocates/
15:17
15:17

Parliament Postpones Plenary Session 1

However, a new later dated 9th January authored by Paul G Wabwire on behalf of the Clerk to Parliament indicates that commencement of plenary sitting has been rescheduled to Tuesday 21st January 2020.
20:29
20:29

How MP Bitangaro Acquired Kassanda Land Parliament 1 2

However while addressing journalists at Parliament on Wednesday, Bitangaro says that he genuinely got the land, processed the titles and sold it. Bitangaro says that he bought several pieces of land from many bibanja owners, aggregated them then applied for a certificate of title from Mubende district which was granted and he followed all the process. He says he has agreements of the sale, and that he transferred to them a valid title which they still hold to date.
20:47
20:47

MPs Ayepa, Abala Bicker over Abim Land Evictions forest reserve 1 3

Uganda Wildlife Authority on December 15, embarked on the eviction of over 780 people from 60 square km of Moru Alokwangat game reserve which straddles Abim, Kotido and Napak districts. The encroachers are reportedly from neighbouring Teso districts.
16:26
16:26

Pictorial: Vetting of New Ministers Parliament

Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government was the first to appear before the committee followed by Judith Nabakooba, the Mityana Woman MP and former Police Spokesperson who was appointed Minister for Information, Communication and Technology (ICT).
16:45
16:45

Kadaga, Attorney General Meet MPs Thrown Out of Parliament asuman basalirwa 1

The meeting which was held on Thursday lasted over an hour in the Speaker’s office. The Attorney General William Byaruhanga left the meeting earlier but the MPs remained with the Speaker. The MPs confirmed meeting Kadaga and Byaruhanga but declined to divulge further details.
14:28
14:28

Parliament to Vet Newly Appointed Ministers on Friday President Museveni 1

According to a communication from the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige dated December 30th, the first person to appear before the committee will be Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government.
09:54
09:54

Rules Committee Chairperson Defends Committee Work Parliament 3 1 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.
15:17
15:17

Parliament Halts UPDF Fisheries Operations Indefinately President Museveni 1 3 Top story

Legislators noted that officers attached to the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit have time and again been implicated for harassing, torturing and intimidating fishing communities.
07:08
07:08

MPs Worried over Presence of Guns in Karamoja Parliament 3 1

Members of Parliament from Karamoja are concerned that there is a return of guns in the region which is leading to open cattle rustling and Killings.
15:52
15:52

MP Zaake Counter Accuses Prof Nawangwe of Harassing Him Parliament 1 4

Zaake told the committee that he was only playing his role as a legislator when they interfaced with Nawangwe amidst obstruction from the chair who kept switching him off and differed his questions, saying they would be answered later.
20:36
20:36

MP Zaake Tightlipped as Committee Probes him for Misconduct rules committee 3 1

The committee on Rules has granted Mityana Municipality MP francis Zaake two days to scrutinize a video evidence in which he reportedly harassed Professor Barnabas Nawangwe.
13:29
13:29

Dropped Ministers Bakabulindi, Azuba to Focus on Private Business Cabinet Reshuffle 2 1

Engineer Monica Azuba Ntege says that the redeployment is an opportunity to work on the businesses that she was not able to accomplish while manning a busy docket like the Ministry of Works adding that she has now been relieved of some of the pressure.
19:14
19:14

Physical Infrastructure Committee to Investigate Isimba Bridge Construction Ministry of Energy 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has referred the Isimba Dam bridge matter to the Physical infrastructure committee for scrutiny.
13:45
13:45

Northern Uganda Least Beneficiary of Gov't Sponsorship Programs-EOC Education sector 1 2 Top story

According to Ntambi, central Uganda topped the number of beneficiaries under the disability scheme with 39% followed by Western and Eastern region with 29% and 21% respectively while Northern Uganda had a paltry 11% out of 308 students.
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