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18:19
18:19

MPs Question BoU Operations without Deputy Governor bank of uganda 1 1 Top story

The Microfinance State Minister, Haruna Kasolo Kyeyune told Parliament that he has alerted the president on the matter and will respond soon. He also allayed the fears of the legislators, saying all is moving on well in the Central Bank.
19:46
19:46

Individuals, Companies to Own Markets in New Market Reform Bill street vendors 2 1

Parliament has granted leave to Workers MP Margaret Rwabushaija to introduce the establishment and management of markets bill, 2019 that will allow individuals own and set up markets.
18:55
18:55

MPs to Investigate Gen Tumwine over Lwemiyaga Cattle Restrictions cattle quarantine 2 1

Parliament has referred the matter of unlawful blockading of Lwemiya County Cattle Market and confiscation of cattle by Gen. Elly Tumwine to the Agriculture committee for scrutiny.
13:41
13:41

Parliament Passes PPDA Amendment Bill 2019 2 1

Parliament has passed the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Bill 2019 which is expected to reduce on the bureaucracies of Procurement.
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MPs Want Tax Exemption for CCTV Cameras security 1

Mbwatekamwa wants Parliament to urge Government to revoke taxes on CCTV cameras and automotive tracking devises so as to make them more affordable.
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NSSF Proposes to Manage National Health Insurance Scheme Parliament 3 1

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has proposed to act as a collection channel for the formal sector contributions of the National Health Insurance scheme that is in offing.
16:20
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Government Given Two Weeks to Return Sugar Bill zoning 3

This afternoon, Fred Tumuheirwe Turyamuhweza, the Rujumbura County MP, said government had gone silent on the bill yet several farmers are suffering exploitation.
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Gov't Yet to Decide on Jinja Express Highway Financing Parliament 2 1 Top story

In September, President Museveni stopped the tendering process for the proposed expressway as a public-private partnership (PPP) and instead invited a Chinese company, China Railway 17th Bureau Group Company to lead the project.
20:05
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MP Mawanda Secures Leave to Introduce BoU Amendment Bill bank of uganda 1 3

The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution following a resolution by Parliament on 28th February 2019 which sought to remove the Governor and the Deputy Governor from being chairperson and Deputy Chairperson respectively of the board of directors of the Central Bank.
13:31
13:31

Gov't Moots Contractor Facilitated Financing for Infrastructure Projects ppda act 2 1

The amendment seeks to introduce regulations on pre-financing, where an investor or contractors use their money then it is paid overtime in form of a loan by Government.
19:53
19:53

Gov’t to License Marijuana Growing Companies cannabis growing 2 1

The Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said Government is currently considering licencing companies to grown Cannabis commonly known as Marijuana for medicinal purposes.
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Local Content Bill Seeks to Restrict Employment of Non Ugandans in Public Works financial service 2 1 Top story

The bill, which is before the Finance Committee of parliament, seeks to impose local content obligations on persons using public money or Uganda’s natural resources or carrying out activity requiring a license, to priorities Ugandans in Public Procurement, ensure skills and technology transfer and provide for development of local content plans.
15:57
15:57

Minister, MPs Blocked from Accessing Lubowa Hospital Site keith muhakanizi 5 1

A team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee had gone to monitor ongoing works at the 30-acre facility along the Kampala-Entebbe Road. The MPs sought permission from the Health Ministry to visit the site.
07:25
07:25

Former Employees Skeptical on Success of Revived Uganda Airlines Parliament 3 1

Uganda airlines, which had started operations in 1977, was liquidated in 2001 after all potential bidders pulled out of an earlier process for the privatization of the corporation. Prior to this, Uganda has leased out some its aircraft to air Zimbabwe to operate routes to Bujumbura, Kigali, South Africa ad Tel Aviv, and discontinued all routes to Europe.
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