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19:13
19:13

ANT Decries Heavy Security Presence in Campaign Venues 2021 elections 1 3

The National campaign manager for Alliance National Transformation (ANT), Wiinifred Kiiza has said that they are failing to interact with voters due to constant presence of security.
15:19
15:19

30 MPs Not Returning to Parliament NRM 1 3

At least 30 Members of the 10th Parliament will not return in the next Parliament, after they willingly exited the race or were defeated in the party primaries and didn’t contest as independents.
08:52
08:52

MPs Reduce Loan Request for Budget Support loans 1 1

According to an MP on the committee who preferred anonymity, they have considered only urgent and immediate needs and have slashed over 900 billion shillings to reduce the debt burden.
14:06
14:06

COVID-19 Helped Parliament Perform Better - Oulanyah 4 1 Top story

Jacob Oulanyah says quorum is no longer a nightmare to him after the rules of parliament were amended to reduce the number of MPS required to vote on a bill or a motion. He says since the COVID19 outbreak, Parliament has been able to debate and pass very many laws.
17:13
17:13

Domestic Borrowing Will Not Hurt Economy –Bahati loans 3 1

According to Bahati, if the whole 6.5 trillion was being borrowed domestically, that would have been a problem, but they have decided to borrow money domestically and Internationally.
10:43
10:43

Bamba-Babwisi Communities Seek to Reoccupy Part of Semuliki National Park compensation 1 3

The Bamba-Babwisi people occupied about 125 square kilometres of land covering areas near the Saara stream to River Semuliki through River Lamia to the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Some of them settled in areas within Bwamba county within Bundibugyo district.
18:19
18:19

MPs Decry Slow Pace of Key Electricity Projects compensation 2 1 Top story

The concern was raised by members of the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament who are currently visiting parts of western Uganda, to study the extent of power penetration in the areas of Masaka, Mbarara, Kasese and Fort Portal, among others. They are bothered that some projects which were launched in 2014 have not yet started.
07:30
07:30

MPs Query Uninterrupted Power Exports amidst Unstable Local Supply power blackout 5 1

The MPs who were on a field trip to Western Uganda to ascertain the level of electricity penetration in the area, expressed the concern while visiting substations in Masaka, Ntungamo and Kasese districts, where they were told that electricity supply to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya is uninterrupted.
10:42
10:42

MPs Demand Release of Over 500 Land titles Held by UETCL compensation 1

Members of Parliament are demanding for the release of 568 land titles taken from residents of Masaka district by Uganda Electricity and Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) for mutation.
07:12
07:12

BoU Opposes Gov’t Proposal to Borrow from Domestic Market COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Domestic Borrowing is done through the issuance of government securities like treasury bills which are short term debt instruments with tenures ranging from 91, 182 and 364 days and treasury bonds with a maturity period of more than a year.
11:45
11:45

Gov’t Asked to Invoke Land Acquisition Power to Save Bugoma Forest European Union 1 2

The European Union has pledged to provide Parliament with an updated satellite image showing how the forest covers in the country is depleted day by day.
16:55
16:55

Conservationists Reject Removal of Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament UWA 1 2

Conservationists have asked Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and Members of Parliament to first address the problem of garbage and pollution instead of the removing the storks.
10:52
10:52

Parliament Seeks to Restructure Over Growing Number of MPs 1 Top story

Hellen Kawesa, the Deputy Director of Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) Department of Parliament, says there is need for the review for the growth of Parliament, changing trends, growth in the number of MPs, research and study.
19:33
19:33

MPs Ask Government to Reduce Domestic Borrowing bank of uganda 3 1

Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa says that many businesses are facing challenges accessing loans because of the COVID-19 risks, and fears that as the government moves to borrow, many banks will withhold money from Ugandans with the hope of lending to the government.
06:51
06:51

Parliament Approves UGX 200B for DRC Road roads 1 3 Top story

Uganda and DRC entered a bilateral agreement to implement strategic infrastructure projects which includes constructing the road from Kasindi to Beni measuring about 80 kilometres, Beni to Butembo measuring 54 kilometres and the Bunagana border to Ruchuru-Goma road which measures 89 kilometres.
16:45
16:45

MPs Demand Specific Date for 2021 Elections Parliament 1 2 Top story

Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says despite being asked to submit a campaign program, he cannot do so since he doesn’t know when the elections will be held.
16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 5 1

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
13:50
13:50

MPs Query Unequal Distribution of Funds to Political Parties 2021 election 1 3

But Asuman Basalirwa, the sole representative of the Justice Forum in Parliament says that distribution of the money should not be based on the numerical strength of the party. Basalirwa argues that the law, says that the law says the money should be distributed equally.
17:19
17:19

Butiaba Sub-County Disappearing Under Water, MPs Warn Gov't landing sites 1 3

Members of Parliament from Buliisa district want Government to declare the floods situation over Butiaba Subcounty a national disaster.
20:36
20:36

MPs Decry Corruption, Indebtedness as Uganda Marks 58th Independence State House 1 5

Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga says that Ugandans still need to fight for independence from fellow Africans who have enriched themselves by taking advantage of their positions and vulnerability of nationals. He is concerned that national resources are not equally shared, and Ugandans are not free to participate in politics without their rights being infringed on.
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