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23:01
23:01

Parliament to Merge Bills Relating to Death and Inheritance plenary 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has proposed measures to fast track five bills which he says should have been merged into one.
19:47
19:47

Oulanyah Gets Cheerful Welcome Upon Return to Parliament NRM 1 3

Oulanyah was called to preside over Wednesday’s session to allow Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to mourn her niece Sheila Alitwala Kadaga who died on Monday. This came moments after Koboko Woman MP Margaret Babadiri put Kadaga to the task to explain the whereabouts of the Deputy Speaker at a time when she needed a break to deal with the loss.
21:46
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Kadaga Brushes off Concerns About Deputy Speaker’s Absence plenary 2 1

Before the lockdown last year, both Kadaga and Oulanyah were away as they had travelled abroad. This led to the cancellation of three plenary sessions in 2019.
16:46
16:46

Race for Speaker Turns Nasty Online Parliament 1

Online gangs have taken the race for Parliament Speaker to the gutters, running smear campaigns against the top contenders and crowing out reasonable debate about what the speaker's role and challenges are.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 2 1

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 4 1

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
21:03
21:03

UBOS to Conduct Population and Housing Census Next year Parliament 1 1

Mukiza says that they require Shillings 138.6billion to carry out the 2022 census of livestock and 2022 national population and housing census.
18:16
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MPs to Meet Kadaga over Funding for Electoral Violence Probe Parliament 2 1

Last week, the committee postponed investigations into cases of electoral violence due to lack of funding.
08:31
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Uganda Airlines Made UGX 40B From Passenger Revenue Last Year COVID-19 1

The Airline carried 77,355 passengers for the year ended June 2020, registering a shortfall of 10 per cent from its target of 85,760 passengers. This also meant that predicted income of 31.5 billion Shillings was not attained, and instead, the airline generated 25.2 billion Shillings. However, the airline made an additional 14.8 billion Shillings from 26,394 passengers at the end of December 2020.
21:30
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East African Civil Aviation Academy Decries Underfunding Parliament 1 1

Turyamubona told the committee that the school is continuing to struggle because of underfunding. He added that currently six of the aircraft are grounded due to lack of maintenance.
17:44
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Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
16:38
16:38

MPs Demand Framework for Payment of Bunyoro Tobacco Farmers supplementary 2 1

Nimatabac was first licensed to sponsor tobacco growers in 2017. Although the company paid the farmers for that season, It only paid a sum of 1.23 billion out of 5.81 billion Shillings for the supply of 1000 metric tons of tobacco leaf, during the 2018 season. This left them with an outstanding balance of 4.57 billion Shillings.
15:40
15:40

DGF Suspension Tragic for Uganda –Civil Society Parliament 9 1

The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
17:45
17:45

Ministry of Finance Tables UGX 292 Bn Supplementary Request COVID-19 Vaccine 1 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development wants an additional 292 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and support the economy.
15:04
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MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 3 1 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
19:22
19:22

Gov't Seeks More Time on NSSF Bill MInistry of Finance 4 1

The government has told Parliament that it needs more time to consult on the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill 2019 especially on which Ministry should supervise the funds.
17:47
17:47

Parliament Demands Statement on Re-opening of Schools school opening 3 1

Joseph Ssewungu, the Kalungu West MP raised a matter of national importance during plenary. He said that parents have been left in the dark and do not know the fate of their children.
19:13
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Seven Eyeing Deputy Speakers Job in Parliament NRM 1

They include West Budama North MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa, Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakojo, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga County MP and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.
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FDC Eats Big in Newly Created Constituencies in Soroti soroti district 2 1 Top story

Moses Atan Okia, the Soroti City East MP elect, says Patrick Amuriat Oboi’s candidature in the presidential election boosted their support in Teso. Amuriat hails from Teso sub region.
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DP Candidate Runs to Court for Audit of Election Results in Aswa Democratic Party 1 1

“You could see from the declaration forms that the number of votes in some places are more than the number of people and those are concerns we are talking about” Onguti explained.
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