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13:58
13:58

NRM Liberation Day Celebrations Underway in Ibanda District Rebecca Kadaga 2 2

It has attracted thousands of NRM supporters from all walks of life. Students, farmers, politicians, and members of the business community started converging at the venue as early as 7 a.m. As celebrations went on inside the ground, hundreds remained stuck in slow-moving lines, to go through the mandatory security checks.
18:08
18:08

Parliament Asks Gov't to Issue Travel Advisory to Ugandans Over Rwanda Relationship Rebecca Kadaga 1 4 Top story

Mugume said that it was disappointing that the Uganda-Rwanda boarder remains closed something that has grossly affected Ugandan traders.
07:48
07:48

Ssempijja Differs from Parliament on UPDF Fisheries Operations Lake Victoria 2 1 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson concurs with Ssempijja, saying there is need to regulate the operations of the unit instead of halting its operations.
12:53
12:53

MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Attorney General 1 Top story

You were vetted by the Parliament of Uganda on 3rd January 2020 based on falsified academic certificates contrary to the Constitution of Uganda and electoral laws. You have ignored and failed to disclose your true education qualifications to the appointing powers with intent to, again, continue drawing the tax payers’ money in form of a salary when you are not qualified so to do,” further reads the notice to Ogwang.
09:54
09:54

Rules Committee Chairperson Defends Committee Work Parliament 1 3 Top story

Clement Ogalo Obote, the Chairperson of the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee, says he doesn’t know what happened there after. According to Ogalo, their work stops once their report and goes to the house.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 1 5 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
17:45
17:45

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Mulago CT Scan Services Mulago Hospital 3 1 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 2 5

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 health 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 1 3 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
13:16

Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference prime minister 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 Attorney General 4 1 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 1 3 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.
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