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15:53
15:53

MP Rukaari Fails to Present Evidence for Purchase of Nsambya Railway land COSASE 1 3 Top story

On Tuesday morning, the Mbarara North Division legislator, Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari appeared before the committee chaired by the Nakawa West legislator, Joel Ssenyonyi as one of the beneficiaries of the URC land. Tasked to show proof of purchase, Rukaari said that he used a bank draft, which was not receipted.
15:54
15:54

MPs to Gov’t: Address Fuel Prices Now! State of economy 1 3

Uganda’s fuel prices are the highest in East Africa at ugx4,590 per liter followed by Burundi’s ugx4,290. Tanzania has the lowest price of ugx 3,780 per liter, Rwanda ugx4,060, and Kenya, ugx4, 180.
10:59
10:59

Gov't Moves to Tighten Law on GBV Parliament 6 1

Tayebwa indicated that the new law will be jointly considered with the ongoing bail reforms that the government is currently reviewing.
18:40
18:40

Gov't Fails to Collect Payment for Nsambya Land 10 Years After 'Investors' Got it Parliament 1 2

Although Uganda Railways was meant to get 69.5 billion shillings for the 57 acres of land, 10 years later the Privatisation Unit has not yet succeeded to get this money which the owner -URC- desperately needs.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Finally Passes NSSF Bill Allowing Midterm Access workers 7 1

The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
19:45
19:45

Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
17:57
17:57

Gov’t, Workers Reach Consensus on Dual Management of NSSF Funds midterm access 1 1

Government, workers and the Gender committee Labor and Social Development of Parliament have come to a consensus on the dual management of the National Social Security (NSSF) funds.
16:32
16:32

We Don't Know how we Gave Investors Twice the Railways Land Approved by Cabinet -ULC Parliament 1 1

The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprise -COSASE chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi the Nakawa West MP is probing into the sale and giveaway of several estates belonging to the Uganda Railways Corporation -URC.
12:55
12:55

Museveni Assents to Administration of Parliament Bill 1

President Yoweri Museveni has assented to the Administration of Parliament (Amendment) Bill 2021 which was passed by Parliament on 5th October 2021.
05:46
05:46

Parliament Approves UGX 3.8 trillion Supplementary Budget 1 2

Of this, at least 1.3 trillion Shillings was already spent within the 3 per cent legal limit which the government can spend and seek approval later from Parliament, while 2.4 trillion Shillings is for prior approval by Parliament.
21:40
21:40

Gov't to Compensate Victims of Kampala Bombings Parliament 1 3

Delivering a statement on the bomb blasts to Members of Parliament on Thursday, Nabbanja said that Government will organize compassionate assistance to the families of the bereaved families and the survivors.
18:11
18:11

Parliamentary Sittings to End Earlier Terror 1 1

Among urged the public and Members of Parliament to cooperate with the security personnel to bring the culprits to book.
09:38
09:38

There is Restricted Entry to Parliament After Tuesday's Bomb Blasts ISIS 1

At the spot of the bomb blast, between the IPS building and Queens Chambers, everything remains intact including the wreckage of the five cars that got burnt and motorcycles lying on the ground. The newspaper stands and tree branches have all been preserved.
17:58
17:58

Kampala Twin Blast Attackers Targeted Gov't Offices -MPs kampala bombings 7 1 Top story

The IPS building where the blast occurred, is strategically located next to Parliament, Queens Chambers-where MPs offices are located, City Hall, The Office of the Inspector General of Government, the Ministry of ICT, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and the Uganda Prisons Headquarters, among others.
19:23
19:23

MPs Hand Mukamanayamba Official to Police over Misleading Adverts Parliament 1 7

The committee was meeting energy and soft drink producers who were tasked to explain misleading advertisements about the capacity of their products to arouse sexual enhancement, heal diseases like cancer, pressure and diabetes among others.
15:58
15:58

Speaker Oulanyah Asks India To Train New MPs On Procedures Of Parliament 11th Parliament 2 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has asked the Indian Government to support new members of the Ugandan Parliament to enhance their debate.
20:42
20:42

No Funds to Support Private Schools-Education Ministry Capitation Grants 1 4

The Ministry of Education and Sports says that it has no capacity to rescue private education institutions that have been hit by COVID-19.
18:04
18:04

MPs Summon Land Commission Over Sale of Raliway Land in Nsambya, Port Bell Parliament 4 1

Sarah Nambasa the URC corporation Secretary was tasked to explain how the 57 acres of land was given to 10 investors including Janet Kobusingye the owner of Mestil Hotel, Charles Kimera, Islamic University, House of Dawda, CTM Uganda Limited, Access Uganda Limited and Yas Company.
19:44
19:44

Delays in Debating NSSF Bill Bothers Workers MP's midterm access 1 2

After the presentation of the Bill, Deputy Speaker Among postponed the debate saying members should first read the report before the debate. Although the matter appeared on the order paper for subsequent days, it never came up for debate until today, when it was listed as business to follow.
17:38
17:38

Uganda Railways Junk Locomotives Cost Much more Than New Ones Parliament 4 1 Top story

A team of URC officials led by Managing Director Stanley Sendegeya told the committee that they had initially planned to procure six-year-old locomotives at 36 billion Shillings but they ended up procuring four eight-year-old locomotives at 48 billion shillings.
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