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17:45
17:45

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Mulago CT Scan Services Mulago Hospital 1 3 Top story

In his statement to the house, Twinamasiko noted that patients in need of CT scan services in Mulago causality ward turn to other government facilities or private hospital, which is cumbersome and costly. CT scan services in private facilities in Kampala cost on average between Shillings 200,000 and 300,000.
11:03
11:03

Malac’s Tenure Comes to an End Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

Natalie E. Brown also career member of the Senior Foreign service is tipped to replace Malac. Natalie currently serves as the Chief of Mission of the USA to Eritrea.
10:40
10:40

Education Ministry to Present Budget for Free Sanitary Pads Rebecca Kadaga 5 2

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga issued the directive after the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, failed to state how much money government requires to fulfill President Yoweri Museveni’s pledge to supply free sanitary pads to primary school girls.
19:40
19:40

Kadaga to Executive: Stop Undermining Parliament Uganda 1 5 Top story

Kadaga says MPs shouldn’t meet and agree with the Executive on matters before the House. She cited the 1995 Uganda Constitution and Administration of Parliament Act, 2000, which provides for among others the independence of parliament as one of the arms of government.
06:55
06:55

Parliament Condemns Brutality Against Makerere University Students Julius Kateregga 7

Other MPs led by the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake also informed the House that Makerere University Guild President, Julius Kateregga had been abducted by unknown security personnel on Wednesday afternoon.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools Jinja 1 3

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
15:39
15:39

OIC Speaker's Conference Denounces Terrorism, Islamophobia Human Rights 3 1 Top story

Toumi Mohammed Benjelloun, the Deputy Speaker of the Moroccan parliament told delegates attending the 42nd PUOIC meeting at Skyz Hotel, Naguru in Kampala, that there is need for diplomatic missions of the member States to start initiatives of fighting terrorism and Islamophobia to promote peaceful co-existence.
21:10
21:10

Pakistan Legislator Elected Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Chairperson Syda Bbumba 1 2 Top story

In her campaign speech, Shandana pledged to work towards uplifting the economic lives of commonwealth women as well as focus on reducing the gender gaps in all aspects. Shandana revealed that in her native village, she was the first girl child to go to school, saying that if it wasn’t for her mother, many women wouldn’t have gone to school.
13:16
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Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Rebecca Kadaga Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) has today started at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo, 52 years after Uganda hosted the Conference.
07:41
07:41

Museum, 100 More Seats in Parliament to Cost UGX 26B Rebecca Kadaga 1 4 Top story

The committee agreed to amend the contract to include an additional floor to accommodate a museum and increase the sitting capacity of the chambers from 500 to 600 seats. The additional works will cost Shillings 26 billion inclusive of VAT, according to documents seen by URN.
18:22
18:22

Speaker Summons Prime Minister, Internal Affairs Minister Over MP Nakayenze's Security Rebecca Kadaga 3 1 Top story

Nakayenze complained about her security as a matter of national importance, saying the two police officers who had been deployed to guard her were withdrawn mysteriously despite the persistent security threats she continues receiving at her home in Seeta and constituency in Mbale.
07:47
07:47

Reported Torture in Safe Houses Tarnishing Country’s Image- Katikiro Human Rights 1 3 Top story

Mayiga also called on police to step-up its Crime Intelligence and Investigations to stop the rampant murders and kidnaps in the country.
12:21
12:21

1st Specialized Fistula Hospital Launched in Uganda child marriage 3 Top story

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament, who launched the facility on behalf of President, Yoweri Museveni, warned young girls against leading reckless lives that can lead them to get fistula.
21:04
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MPs Renew Debate on Regulation of Boda Boda Industry Over Murders Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Ngora County MP, David Abala, tabled a motion calling on Government to regulate the business of buying and selling motorcycles and the related spare parts, develop a monitoring system where all people involved in the business of buying and selling Boda-bodas and spare parts must declare the source of their business stock on a regular basis.
20:18
20:18

Gov't Tables NSSF Amendment Bill social protection 2

The Bill proposes 29 amendments with the aim of expanding social security coverage through mandatory contributions of all workers regardless of the size of the enterprise or number of workers. It is also seeks to establish a stakeholder board, provide for midterm access to voluntary contributions and enhance fines.
14:38
14:38

South Sudanese Refugee Population In Lamwo Hits 53,000 Lamwo District 2

Lamwo LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok has tasked UNHCR and OPM to step up their efforts in ensuring that service delivery in major sectors like health and education is maintained.
17:54
17:54

Musicians Welcome Suspension of Uganda Performing Rights Society Officials Rebecca Kadaga 2

Sophie Gombya, a music artist and UMA committee member, told URN that as musicians they are happy with the decision. She says music is a business and artistes need to earn what they deserve.
18:40
18:40

Hoima Woman MP Vacates Seat legislator 1 1 Top story

In her communication to parliament on Tuesday afternoon, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga revealed that Kaahwa had written to her indicating her decision to cross to Kikuube district.
07:50
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Kadaga Vows to Push for Representatives of Older Persons in Parliament Rebecca Kadaga 1 3

Manyiraho also noted that in their efforts to get services like health care in government hospitals, they are always made to queue with the youth, which is he said is very unfair since most of them are already too weak to stand. For instance, he said that most of them can no longer acquire loans from banks because every time they attempt, loans officers tell them that they are too old and are likely to die before clearing baying back the money.
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