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04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 3 1

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
17:08
17:08

MP Komakech Granted Leave to Introduce Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill violation of rights 1 1

Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
07:58
07:58

MPs Ask Gov’t to Resolve Uganda- Kenya Milk Row common market 2 1

Members of Parliament have asked Government to comprehensively resolve the Uganda-Kenya impasse regarding milk exports saying milk farmers are suffering.
19:27
19:27

Parliament Seeks Explanation for Mak Student Death LDUs 3 1

Gulu woman MP and Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan told Parliament that the events leading to the student’s death are very suspicious and demanded an explanation about the killing.
05:38
05:38

Relatives Could be Asked to Donate Blood for Loved Ones if Shortage Persists COVID-19 2 2

The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month of April, the time when the country was in total lockdown
17:14
17:14

Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 3 1

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
20:47
20:47

Parliament Discussed Loans Worth UGX 2.5 Trillion in June irrigation 2

The 10 loan requests were introduced by the Ministry of Finance to Parliament in the month of June alone. They came just a month after Parliament approved another 2.9 trillion Shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
15:15
15:15

PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure Parliament 2 1

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act.
22:42
22:42

Presidents Office Returns UGX 2.9b COVID-19 Cash to Treasury Parliament 2 1

The money is part of an allocation of 16.8 billion Shillings which the office received to facilitate COVID-19 response activities in April.
22:08
22:08

Parliament Probes Mass Layoffs at Vision Group journalism 1 4 Top story

A number of workers were sent on Forced leave with a pay of 500,000 Shillings a month, to sustain them during this period. Several others were terminated in a decision, which according to the company’s Chief Executive Robert Kabushenga, was in response to the changed media industry circumstances.
07:26
07:26

No Money to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kasaija juba crisis 3 1

Appearing on Wednesday to explain about the delay of payment of the traders, Kasaija said Government did not have money to pay the traders because it had deferred several other payments due to lack of money in the COVID-10 crisis.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 1 3

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
20:02
20:02

Parliament Asked to Decolonize Streets, Landmarks Across Uganda 1 2

Makubuya told the Speaker that the continued public display of colonial iconography glorifies individuals responsible for the brutalization, subjugation and humiliation of Ugandans and that the continued use of the colonial names is a slap in the face of the many brave people that fought for political independence across Africa.
16:22
16:22

Prime Minister Commits to Lifting New Restrictions on Gulu District COVID-19 2 1

Those who attended the meeting, at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala, say that they agreed to allow commercial, private and public transport to and from Kitgum district to be allowed to pass through Gulu without any hindrances.
10:38
10:38

Finance Ministry Dodging to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kadaga MInistry of Finance 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga accused the Finance Ministry of intentionally not paying the traders. She said that Parliament they will not deal with any business from the Ministry of Finance until they pay the traders.
17:53
17:53

Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 2 1

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
17:31
17:31

Entebbe Zoo Seeks 15Bn UGX to Take Care of Animals lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo) says it needs up to 15 billion shillings to take care of animals and maintain scientists.
13:55
13:55

5000 Schools Might Close Due to Lockdown-NPA COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Matte also noted that only about 30 percent of the learners are benefiting from the interventions by the Education and Sports Ministry and other stakeholders.
19:00
19:00

MPs Demand Gov't Plan on Bodaboda Operations COVID-19 3 1

Kawempe North MP Abdulatif Ssebagala raised the concern today during a plenary session of Parliament saying bodaboda riders need justice in order to make ends meet. He says that it does not make sense to stop bodaboda’s, and open up various parts of the economy as well as allow buses that move upcountry with more people mixing.
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